• Observe the 2nd Annual Labor Sabbath, Sept. 4-7, 2015

    Have you ever said or heard the words “Labor Union” in a worship service? We invite you to join other people of faith to speak up on Labor Sabbath – the Friday, Saturday, or Sunday before Labor Day (September 7).

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  • Coverage of Labor Day 2014

    Our #TalkUnion Tour on Labor Day highlighted how North Carolina workers are finding hope to raise wages and defend workers’ rights in difficult economic and political times by taking collective action through labor unions and Moral Monday.

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  • Charlotte Labor Day Parade 2014

    The Charlotte Labor Day Parade returns for 2014 with the theme “An old-fashioned parade, union made!” Pre-parade assembly at 8am. Parade begins at 11am.

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  • Keep calm and have a “Labor Sabbath” before Labor Day

    We invite you to join other people of faith to speak up on Labor Sabbath – the Friday, Saturday, or Sunday before Labor Day (September 1).

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  • Labor Day 2013: Press and Parade preview

    MaryBe McMillan v. Lew Ebert

    Come out for the 14th annual Charlotte Labor Day Parade on Monday!

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  • Recap: Union hugs and Charlotte in 2012

    Notwithstanding the angst of some about Democrats’ choice of Charlotte, the DNC was a big success for America’s unions.

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  • MaryBe McMillan talks to News & Views for Labor Day

    MaryBe McMillan sat down for an interview with Chris Fitzsimon of the radio program News & Views to discuss the state of working in North Carolina this Labor Day.

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  • Share a “Thank You” on Labor Day

    Share thanks on Labor Day! Use this creative new digital app to send your very own e-Card or video to someone you know who deserves recognition for the hard work that makes what you do possible.

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  • Secretary Solis’ Labor Day 2012 Message

    Elections have consequences, and one of the best consequences of Barack Obama’s election as President was the appointment of Hilda Solis as our Secretary of Labor.

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  • Charlotte Labor Day Parade and Carolina Fest

    The annual Charlotte Labor Day Parade will be held Monday, September 3rd at 10 am. The parade honors the accomplishments of organized labor in our country, our region, and in our community.

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  • 2011 Labor Day Events

    Tune into 101.5 and 99.9 FM in the Triangle at 7:30am on Sunday for an interview with NC State AFL-CIO President, James Andrews, on the program News & Views with the director of NC Policy Watch, Chris Fitzsimon.

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  • 2011 Charlotte Labor Day Parade

    The annual Charlotte Labor Day Parade will be held Monday, September 5th at 11 am. The parade honors the accomplishments of organized labor in our country, our region, and in our community. Come on out for “an old fashioned parade – union made”.

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  • A Message from the Unions of Today’s AFL-CIO

    WATCH: Labor Day TV Ad The AFL-CIO is marking Labor Day 2010 with national T.V. and radio ads that will be broadcast this weekend during Major League Baseball games, the NASCAR Pep Boys 500 on Sunday, and the NCAA football season opener – Boise State v. Virginia Tech – on Monday. Watch the T.V. spot: […]

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  • Labor Day Events in North Carolina

    In Raleigh The Wake County Democratic Party will host its 2010 Labor Day Rally and picnic on Labor Day from noon until 3pm at the Raleigh Elks Lodge. NC Secretary of State and Democratic U.S. Sendate candidate, Elaine Marshall, will be the keynote speaker. Sgt. Rick Armstrong of Raleigh PD and Teamsters 391, will be […]

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  • Happy Labor Day from Labor Secretary Hilda Solis

    The State of the American Worker We are very fortunate to now have in Hilda Solis a Secretary of Labor who actually cares about workers and workers’ rights. The Congress and the White House get most of the media coverage, but it’s the work of the Department of Labor – the rules and regulations, investments […]

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