June 10, 2008
End the Ban on Public Employee Bargaining
What do these three public servants have in common?
They are denied the same negotiation rights as employees
working in the private sector.
Virtual Lobby for H.O.P.E.
Take action and send a pre-written (but editable) letter to the House Appropriations Committee and to your NC House and Senate member. You will be asking them to support House Bill 1583 and the heroes who are asking for our respect.
Make your voice heard by firing off a letter to the House Appropriations Committee and to your NC House and Senate member in support of HB 1583.
June 11 is Public Employee Lobby Day
On the morning of June 11, 2008, supporters of public employees will gather at the General Assembly in Raleigh to lobby for HOPE. We will press for passage of House Bill 1583, which would restore contract rights for state and local government workers.
What: Lobby for HOPE and Collective Bargaining for Public Employees
When: Wednesday, June 11, 2008 at 9 am, press conference at 11 am
Where: AFL-CIO members will meet outside the Legislature, 16 W Jones St, Raleigh at 9 am
All working family members should have a say on their jobs. This should be a given nationwide. Unfortunately, our public sector workers are mostly denied this right. Stand up and help our brothers and sisters.