• VIDEO: What’s at stake in this election?

    As we head into the final weeks before the election, we want to offer this 5 minute video to help motivate and focus our election work on the values that underlie the choices in this Election.

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  • Mitt Romney reveals himself to big donors

    In the full video released by Mother Jones, Romney told donors that unions would keep him as President of the United States from firing as many workers as he’d like.

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  • The Choice We Face this November 6th

    For those who could use a reminder of the choice we face this November as a nation of workers and union members, the Building and Construction Trades Division, AFL-CIO, released a must-watch video this week, and it’s a knockout.

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  • What to do when Mitt Romney comes calling in N.C.

    Mitt Romney has been outsourcing jobs to China and offshoring money to Switzerland even as he claims he would be a job creator and good steward of our economy as President. Do you believe him?

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  • State AFL-CIO Convention in Raleigh Sept. 13-14

    The Fifty-Fifth Annual Convention of the NC State AFL-CIO will return to the state capital for two days in September to get energized and mobilize for the final push in our Labor 2012 campaign. Hotel and early-bird registration deadlines are this month.

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  • AFL-CIO launches new website to “Meet Mr. 1%”

    The site responds to what we working people have told us they want – a leader focused on creating jobs for everyone, not just lining his or her pockets – and offers facts about how Romney does, or doesn’t, match up to people’s aspirations.

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  • What does Mitt Romney think of unions?

    Should a Romney Administration take over the federal government, appointing anti-union cronies to the National Labor Relations Board and the Department of Labor – people who will make it their mission to undermine labor law and debilitate workers’ power – will be their top priority.

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  • AFL-CIO endorses Walter Dalton for Governor

    Today, elected representatives of AFL-CIO union members in North Carolina voted unanimously to endorse Walter Dalton for Governor, the only candidate for working people.

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  • Meet Mr. 1%

    AFL-CIO has produced a short video to introduce the likely Republican nominee for President to union members and their friends, families, and supporters. Watch “Meet Mr. 1%”, and we are sure you’ll agree. Mitt Romney is out of touch with middle-class America.

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  • One-Stop early voting underway in N.C. ’til May 5

    One-Stop Early Voting began in North Carolina on Thursday, April 19 and runs through Saturday, May 5. During early voting, citizens can go to any one of hundreds of sites in North Carolina and register to vote and cast their ballot in one, convenient stop. Click here to get a list of labor-backed candidates.

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  • AFL-CIO endorses Linda Coleman for Lt. Governor

    Now more than ever, the people of North Carolina need leaders like Linda Coleman who value work over greed and who will go to work to protect the public good.

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  • Republicans Vow to Put Right to Work for Less in State Constitution

    Should any worker still think Thom Tillis and the Republican majority in our state legislature are looking out for his or her interests, this puts the lie to that notion. Tillis says his party will push to enshrine North Carolina’s right to work for less status in the state constitution, and he doesn’t even pretend the move is about protecting workers.

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