September 2, 2019
I do not go around asking people if they believe in God. But I frequently ask people if they believe in labor unions.
The movie 9 to 5 came out when I was in sixth grade. It was a hit, even in West Texas. The decade that was the 80s was full of “Work Bitch” songs – beats to sweat off the toxic stress of the union-busting Reagan era. But no “Eye of the Tiger” could compare with the thrill of the fight that Dolly Parton, Lily Tomlin, and Jane Fonda carried out together on screen.
The North Carolina State AFL-CIO is the largest association of local unions and union councils in North Carolina, representing over one-hundred and forty-thousand union members, fighting for good jobs, safe workplaces, workers’ rights, consumer protections, and quality public services on behalf of ALL working people.