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NC State AFL-CIO 63rd Annual Convention ONLINE, Sept. 24-25th

Jeremy Sprinkle
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We hope you will say “Count me in!” to join us via Zoom

Our 63rd Annual Convention will be held online via Zoom, Thursday and Friday, September 24-25, 2020; 2-5pm on 9/24 (registration 12-2pm) and 10am-1pm on 9/25 (registration 8-10am).

We will miss seeing you in person, but during this pandemic, safety comes first, which is why our Executive Board voted to move the convention online.

We have lined up exciting speakers including Sara Steffens, Secretary-Treasurer of the Communication Workers (CWA), Fred Redmond, International Vice President of the Steelworkers (USW), North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper, and endorsed candidates like Cal Cunningham for US Senate and Jessica Holmes for Labor Commissioner. Union member and candidate for NC House District 118 in Western NC, Alan Jones (USW), will also be speaking.

We hope you will say “Count me in!” to join us on Thursday and Friday, September 24-25, 2020!

How to register

The AFL-CIO waived our requirement to send paper credentials this year. Instead, we have mailed delegate pre-registration packets to all affiliates. If your local union or council has yet to receive a pre-registration packet, please email [email protected] or call 336-255-2711.

The 3-Step Registration Process:

  1. Submit your pre-registration list by mail or online
  2. Pay delegate fees by check or online
  3. Register each delegate on Zoom using a link that will be provided after steps 1 & 2 are completed

Once Step 1 and Step 2 have been completed, we will provide the link to complete Step 3 of the delegate registration process via Zoom.

Steps 1 and 2 can be completed online at

Participants will NOT be able to join the Zoom convention meeting until Step 3 is completed.

IMPORTANT: For cybersecurity reasons, each participant will have to register via Zoom using a unique email address. Each participant will have to connect using the Zoom app installed on a smartphone, laptop, or desktop computer. Download and install the latest version of Zoom at

Convention Registration Fee TypesEarly Bird Rate(available until Aug. 16th)Standard Rate(August 17th – September 8th)Late Rate (September 9th– September 23rd)
Retired Guestsn/a$20n/a
The fee schedule for delegates and alternates is the same. Pay online at


We urge you to register by September 8th. We plan to mail convention delegates a packet of information including the agenda, resolutions, and other supporting material. Those who register after September 8th will receive a packet by email only.

We will also offer a Zoom training for those who are registered by September 8th.

RESOLUTIONS must be submitted at least 15 days in advance – so by Tues., Sept. 3rd – but sooner is better!

For cyber-security reasons, we will not accept any registrations after September 23rd.


Only bona fide functioning organizations affiliated with the North Carolina State AFL-CIO will be seated at the Convention. Only members in good standing of an affiliated organization will be seated as delegates. Pre-registration packets will include a report showing the payment status of dues for July 2019 through June 2020 and the monthly average membership number. Dues must be paid through June 2020 by the start of the convention for delegates to be seated.

Guest registration is restricted to members of our affiliates and their families only. Guest registration is not open to members of the general public. Please email [email protected] to inquire about guest registration before purchasing tickets.


Read the call letter for more information (PDF).

Grab the convention flyer (PDF):