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  • No one at NC Chamber is asking, “Are we going too far?”

    Time is running out for the five individuals who head the North Carolina Chamber of Commerce to ask if they’ve gone too far in pushing devastating cuts to unemployment benefits, said Kevin Rogers of Action NC in a recent op-ed published by the News & Observer.

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  • Lawmakers propose radical changes to unemployment insurance

    Republican lawmakers have revealed a plan, negotiated in secret with the Chamber of Commerce, to let employers off the hook for $2.5 billion in unemployment insurance debt by making jobless workers pay instead.

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  • Sign the petition to protect Unemployment Insurance

    We need your help! Please sign this petition to stop any backroom deal from being voted at a December 5 meeting of the Revenue Laws committee so that the proposal can be thoroughly reviewed and commented on by all stakeholders.

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  • Hundreds in rural N.C. win jobs, opportunity thanks to IBEW

    When the world’s largest social network picked Rutherford County, NC as the site of its newest data centers, Facebook turned to IBEW to get the job done right. Now workers are earning a living wage in a county with high unemployment, and IBEW is winning new members grateful for the union difference.

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  • Growing Scandal Surrounds U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Electioneering

    Chamber caught using foreign cash to buy the U.S. Congress The so-called ‘U.S.’ Chamber of Commerce has been spending money it receives from foreign corporations and foreign governments to unload a torrent of partisan attack ads before the November election – over $75 million worth. The TV ads and mailers almost exclusively promote Republican candidates […]

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  • U.S. Chamber: Women Choose to be Paid Less

    Gender pay gap is their own fault This week, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce chose the 75th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution – which gave women the right to vote – to blame women for the fact that they get paid 77 cents for every dollar a man makes. In a […]

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