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  • Protect Farmworkers – Tell McCrory to Veto HB74!

    We are down to the wire, and we desperately need your help.

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  • “Songs for Justice” Benefit concert for FLOC June 15th

    Baldemar Velasquez and The Aguila Negra band will perform a mix of movement songs with traditional Mexican folk music at a benefit concert for FLOC on June 15th

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  • Hundreds march for justice from Reynolds tobacco

    Farmworkers and their supporters turned out in full force on May 9 at the Reynolds American 2013 Shareholders Meeting.

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  • National Farmworker Awareness Week 2013

    National Farmworker Awareness Week (NFAW) will be celebrated in the United States beginning on Sunday, March 24th and running through Cesar Chavez’ birthday on Saturday, March 31st. There are plenty of ways you can join the celebration.

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  • Upcoming tobacco farmworker solidarity actions

    After tobacco farmworker advocates rallied outside the corporate headquarters of The Pantry, Inc. in Cary, NC, today, asking that company’s CEO to keep up the pressure on Reynolds to do right by its tobacco field workers, our campaign for justice will continue with other actions this month and beyond.

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  • March on Reynolds American shareholders meeting (5/3)

    Join us in Winston-Salem on May 3 as we rally and march for justice for tobacco farm workers! Tell Reynolds it’s time to take responsibility for it’s actions and it’s supply chain.

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  • Help bring justice to North Carolina’s tobacco fields

    We aren’t asking Kangaroo Chairman of the Board Ed Holman for the world. We are only asking him to join a conversation that would mean the world to thousands of his fellow human beings. Won’t you join us in sending him that message?

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  • Send a valentine that matters

    Maybe Valentines Day is a made-up holiday to boost the sale of flowers, cards, and candy, but this year you can send a valentine that matters – and help farmworkers in the process.

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  • FLOC Set to March, Rally at Reynolds Mtg. Friday

    Come out and join hundreds of FLOC members and supporters as we demand justice for farmworkers in downtown Winston-Salem on the morning of May 6th. Carpools from various locations in North Carolina have been established to help folks get to the march and rally this Friday.

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  • Exposing the “State of Fear” in NC Tobacco Fields

    From 2010 to 2011, Oxfam America and FLOC conducted face-to-face interviews with tobacco stakeholders, including farmworkers, growers, and cigarette makers. The summary report released May 5, 2011 by Oxfam and FLOC details widespread human rights abuses in North Carolina tobacco fields.

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  • British American Tobacco Feels Heat Over Reynolds’ Refusal to Meet

    Last week outside the British embassy in Washington, DC and British consulates in nine other major cities, supporters of justice for tobacco field hands rallied and delivered messages urging the government of the United Kingdom to pressure BAT to take affirmative action to bring Reynolds American executives to the bargaining table with FLOC.

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  • Call to Action: FLOC March on Reynolds 2011

    Demand justice for tobacco farmworkers! Join us on May 6 in Winston-Salem as we stand and march with our tobacco farmworker brothers and sisters in their demand that Reynolds American accept its moral responsibility to address exploitation in its supply chain. What: Picket outside the Reynolds American shareholders’ meeting and march in downtown W-S When: […]

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  • FLOC to March and Rally at Reynolds (5/6)

    Come out and join hundreds of FLOC members and supporters as we demand justice for tobacco farmworkers in downtown Winston-Salem on the morning of May 6th (more information to follow). For over 3 years, Reynolds executives have refused to even meet with farmworkers time and time again.

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  • FLOC Launches JPMorgan Chase Divestment Campaign

    Increasing pressure on Reynolds American Last week the Farm Labor Organizing Committee, AFL-CIO (FLOC) launched a national divestment campaign of JPMorgan Chase as part of the campaign against Reynolds American.  Chase is one of the lead banks in a consortium of lenders that provides $498 million dollars in credit to Reynolds American, one of the […]

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  • March on Reynolds for Farmworker Justice! (5/7)

    Click to download the flyer (opens PDF). Join us Friday in Winston-Salem, NC The North Carolina State AFL-CIO is proud to stand with Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) in their struggle to get Reynolds to recognize its responsibility to meet with tobacco farmworkers and their union. Join us and hundreds of allies this Friday in […]

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