Information for Local Unions and Councils

Our organization is a federation of local unions and councils rather than individual union members. For local unions and councils, affiliation with the State Federation brings a host of benefits.

Click here to complete your membership application!

Click here to read our new affiliation brochure (PDF).

Affiliation is open to:

  • any local union of national AFL-CIO members;
  • local unions of the Change to Win Coalition (requires a Solidarity Charter);
  • National Education Association (NEA) locals in North Carolina (NCAE); and
  • National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON) day laborer worker centers.

Information for Individuals

Individuals, regardless of union membership, can join the NC State AFL-CIO by way of the North Carolina Working Families e-Activist network. Fill out the form ‘Get on our email list’ at the right with your email address and click ‘Go’ to get started.