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Local Legislative Meetings Coming to Your Area

Jeremy Sprinkle
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4th district Congressman, David Price, speaking at the Triangle Labor Council's 2009 Legislative Breakfast.

Lawmakers need to hear from workers

Given the results of many mid-term elections, we will be challenged on many fronts by the shift to a Republican controlled General Assembly. The 2011 legislative session will require us to be unified in fighting off numerous expected challenges from the business lobby to workers' compensation and other issues important to working families.

We hope you and your members will take advantage of this opportunity to meet with your elected legislative representatives and to discuss with them issues important to you and your family. Your participation will also help send the message that we intend to stand together to fight and protect our legislative gains.

North Carolina State Representatives, State Senators, and Members of Congress will be in attendance at these meetings.

Participation is open to all union members, families, and friends. See below for details about the meetings and call Adam Orlovich at 919-833-6678 to RSVP.

In Charlotte and Asheville (1/15)

What: Southern Piedmont Legislative Breakfast
When: Saturday, January 15 at 7:30 AM
Where: Holiday Inn Charlotte Airport Hotel, 2707 Little Rock Road, Charlotte, NC

What: Western NC Legislative Lunch
When: Saturday, January 15 at 1:30 PM
Where: CWA Local 3601 Union Hall, 210 Haywood Road, Asheville, NC
Cost: $10 per person (includes lunch) - OR - $50 per table

In Greensboro and Fayetteville (1/22)

What: Triad Labor Council Legislative Breakfast
When: Saturday, January 22 at 7:30 AM
Where: Moose Cafe at Piedmont Triad Farmers Market, 2914 Sandy Ridge Rd, Colfax, NC

What: Greater Sandhills Legislative Lunch
When: Saturday, January 22 at 11:30 AM
Where: Hilltop House, 1240 Fort Bragg Rd., Fayetteville, NC
Cost: $14.95, plus tax, per person (includes lunch)

In Raleigh and Roanoke Rapids (1/29)

What: Triangle Labor Council Legislative Breakfast
When: Saturday, January 29 at 8:30 AM
Where: Holiday Inn Brownstone, 1707 Hillsborough St., Raleigh, NC
Cost: $10 per person (includes breakfast)

What: Eastern Piedmont Legislative Lunch
When: Saturday, January 29 at 12:30 PM
Where: Carolina Restaurant, 1034 East 10th St, Roanoke Rapids, NC

It is essential to have strong participation from union members and our supporters at these local legislative meetings. To get more information or to RSVP, call Adam Orlovich at 919-833-6678.