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  • Help Stamp Out Hunger May 11th

    To take part in the Stamp Out Hunger food drive, leave a sturdy bag containing nonperishable foods – such as canned soup, canned vegetables, pasta, peanut butter, rice or cereal – next to your mailbox before the time of regular mail delivery on Saturday, May 11.

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  • Supporters of a $15 Minimum Wage to Hold “NC Pots & Spoons Protest” Outside NCGA

    Raising Wages NC Coalition members to protest lawmakers’ failure to act before the legislative “crossover deadline” expires with novel and noisy demonstration, 10 A.M. Thursday on Jones Street in Raleigh.

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  • Solidarity Forever with N.C. Teachers and School Employees!

    For Immediate Release Contact: Jeremy Sprinkle, 336-255-2711 / jeremy@aflcionc.org Statement by NC State AFL-CIO President MaryBe McMillan in Support of the May 1st Public Education Day of Action “We march to inspire citizens around the state to stand up and speak up because together we can make a difference.” — MaryBe McMillan (RALEIGH, May 1, […]

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  • New Report Names NC the 23rd Most Dangerous Place for Workers

    According to a new report released last week by the AFL-CIO, North Carolina had the 23rd highest rate of workplace deaths in 2017. This analysis, based on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, shows that 183 North Carolina workers lost their lives due to on-the-job injuries, resulting in 3.9 deaths per hundred thousand workers.

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  • NC Lawmakers Join Fight to Repeal Collective Negotiating Ban

    “This bill is about restoring the full rights of public employees who are currently given the right to unionize but can’t enjoy the protections and benefits of a collectively negotiated contract,” said Sen. Nickel. “These employees deserve equal treatment under the law, and now is the time to give it to them.”

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  • Community to Honor 183 People Who Died on the Job in 2017

    Local workers, labor and faith leaders, and family members will gather Friday morning on the grounds of the Old State Capitol in Raleigh for an annual interfaith Workers’ Memorial Day service to ring a bell 183 times in remembrance of the 183 people in North Carolina known to have died on the job in 2017 — 9 more than the year before — and to call on the N.C. Department of Labor to do more to prevent workplace fatalities.

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  • We’re Hiring a Paid Intern for Fall 2019!

    We’re looking for young people with imagination, smarts, energy, grit, and the skills and drive to help us win victories for working as our paid intern. Pay is $16/hour. The deadline to apply for Summer 2019 is Friday, March 29th.

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  • Restoring NC Public Employees’ Freedom to Collectively Negotiate

    Lawmakers, workers, and labor and community leaders will announce legislation to value public service by repealing North Carolina’s Jim Crow-era ban on collective bargaining agreements at a legislative press conference April 24th.

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  • Enroll Now in Carolina Labor School 2019

    Carolina Labor School will return Sunday, July 21 for 6 days of labor education, skill building, and solidarity bonding at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. Registration is open to members of any NC State AFL-CIO affiliate.

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  • Elon University Adjunct Faculty Votes 2-1 to Unionize

    On March 12th, adjunct professors at Elon University voted by a 2-1 margin in a union election conducted by the National Labor Relations Board to exercise their freedom to join together in union with SEIU Workers United Southern Region.

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  • NC Lawmakers Join the Fight to Raise the Minimum Wage

    North Carolina lawmakers joined the Raising Wages NC coalition at a legislative press conference March 19th to announce the introduction of bills in the state house and state senate that would gradually raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour, eliminate subminimum wages for people with disabilities and tip workers, and cover domestic and farm workers for the first time ever.

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  • Calls to Lawmakers Needed to Avert Disaster on NC Railroads

    Requiring 2-person crews a matter of public safety after a freight train derailment destroyed a Canadian town. A bill soon to be introduced in North Carolina would do just that, and unions of people working on our railroads need your help to win support for its passage.

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  • Golf for Good with N.C. Labor Retirees May 20th

    The North Carolina Alliance for Retired Americans Education Fund (NCARA) will hold its 8th Annual Golf Tournament to raise funds for its many programs to help seniors here in North Carolina. The tournament will be held on Monday, May 20, at Holly Ridge Golf Links in Archdale beginning with a shotgun start at 9:00 a.m.

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  • “Raising the Minimum Wage is for Everyone”: NC Lawmakers Join the Fight for $15 an Hour and to Cover More Workers

    Lawmakers, workers, business owners announce legislation raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour over five years, ending subminimum wages, repealing exemptions for agricultural and domestic workers.

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  • MEDIA ADVISORY: “Raising the Minimum Wage is for Everyone” press conference on March 19th

    Lawmakers, workers, and business owners will announce legislation raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour over five years, ending subminimum wages, repealing exemptions for agricultural and domestic workers at a press conference Tuesday, March 19th in Raleigh.

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