July 30, 2018
From the Blog
NC Attorney General Josh Stein to Speak at 61st Annual Convention
Register now to join North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein, who will deliver the keynote address on day two of our 61st Annual Convention, September 20-21 in Raleigh, and be part of building a bigger, more engaged, more powerful labor movement that is able to win victories for North Carolina working families! Read more.
UAW Members Ratify Contract with Wage Increases, Lump Sums, and Ratification Bonus
“UAW members at UAW Daimler Trucks North America went through challenging negotiations,” said UAW Secretary-Treasurer and Director of the UAW Heavy Truck Department Ray Curry. “Through perseverance and a strong voice at the table with management, they won a fair contract for workers that includes wage increases, lump sums and a ratification bonus.” Read more.
NC Lawmakers to Hold Town Hall in Charlotte (8/9)
Join a town hall hosted by the State Innovation Exchange in Charlotte where North Carolina legislative leaders will discuss progressive approaches to key issues facing the legislature. This includes working to provide a strong education system for our children, creating an economy that works for everyone, and ensuring access to affordable health care. They will also focus on issues affecting our community. Read more.
REGISTER ONLINE at https://stateinnovation.wufoo.com/forms/p1no4ny81xde9w9/
REMINDER: Support Farmworker Organizing at Special Event with Sandra Cisneros (8/2)
Tell Your U.S. Senators to Reject Brett Kavanaugh for Supreme Court
Make the call TWICE to tell both Sen. Tillis and Sen. Burr you oppose Brett Cavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court!
News that Works
August 2: Durham Workers Assembly
August 9: Charlotte Town Hall with NC Lawmakers
August 18: Convention hotel rate expires
September 3: Charlotte Labor Day Parade
September 14: “Standard Rate” for 2018 Convention expires
September 19: NC AFL-CIO Executive Board meeting
September 20-21: NC AFL-CIO 61st Annual Convention
October 12: Registration deadline to vote on Election Day
October 17: One-Stop Early Voting begins
November 2: One-Stop Early Voting ends
November 6: Election Day