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  • Lobbying for Good Jobs, Healthy Communities, and Shared Prosperity

    Over 160 labor leaders and rank-and-file union members attended the 2023 NC Labor Legislative Conference in Raleigh last week. During the 2-day conference, the NC State AFL-CIO unveiled a 2023-2024 legislative agenda to create good jobs, healthy communities, and shared prosperity for working families, and attendees visited members of the North Carolina General Assembly to push for Medicaid and Broadband expansion in particular.

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  • Next NC Labor Legislative Conference Set for February 2023

    Our 2023 Labor Legislative Conference will be held at the Sheraton Raleigh Hotel on Wednesday and Thursday, February 8-9, 2023. This conference combines training on our legislative agenda with a Labor Lobby Day to advocate for working people. Book your hotel stay by January 6th to get our group rate.

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  • NC Labor Unveils “Good-Jobs” Policy Agenda at Biennial Legislative Conference

    Almost 150 labor leaders are expected to attend the North Carolina Labor Legislative Conference, which begins today in Raleigh. At the two-day conference, the North Carolina State AFL-CIO will unveil its Good-Jobs Agenda, a policy agenda that is rooted in the AFL-CIO Workers’ Bill of Rights.

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  • N.C. Labor Legislative Conference, Feb 12-13, 2019

    Our 2019 Labor Legislative Conference (LLC) will be held at the Sheraton Raleigh Hotel, 421 S. Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC on February 12-13, 2019.  This conference combines training on our legislative agenda with a Labor Lobby Day to advocate for working people. 

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  • Labor Legislative Conference (LLC) set for Feb. 7-8, 2017

    Our 2017 state legislative conference in Raleigh will combine training on our working people’s agenda with a “Labor Lobby Day” to advocate for fixes to our unemployment benefits system and an increase in the minimum wage.

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  • Union members lobby lawmakers on raising wages

    Union members from across the state came to Raleigh this week for the rollout of “A Working People’s” legislative agenda at our biennial labor legislative conference and lobby day where they also honored public and private sector workers and lawmakers engaged in the fight for raising wages.

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  • Labor Legislative Conference (LLC) set for Feb. 10-11, 2015

    Make no mistake about it – advocates for workers in the next legislative session face an uphill battle. Our strength will come from our ability to mobilize our members around our issues and communicate a clear commitment to fight for all workers.

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  • Lobbying for A Working People’s Agenda

    When the 2013 Labor Legislative Conference (LLC) convened in Raleigh on Tuesday, participants learned the outlook at the start of the new biennium of the North Carolina General Assembly for working people, consumers, the environment, clean elections advocates, and many other constituencies is grim, indeed.

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  • Gov. Perdue will Speak at Labor Legislative Conference

    Governor Bev Perdue will be the featured speaker on the morning of the first day of the 2011 Labor Legislative Conference, Tuesday (2/8). The Governor’s address will be the very first order of business when the session begins. Arrive early so as not to miss out. Late arrivals will not be permitted to enter the hall until the Governor concludes her remarks, so don’t be late!

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  • Workers Unite to Promote a Working People’s Agenda

    Some corporate executives looking for a return on their substantial investments in state legislative campaigns last year have their eyes on changes to our workers’ compensation system. Lawmakers in Raleigh would do well to look the other way. In these tough economic times, there is no sense in fixing what is not broken and making injured workers pay the price. Instead, the legislature should focus on what the people of North Carolina need most right now – jobs. The Labor Legislative Conference Feb. 8 will provide an opportunity for the new Republican House and Senate majorities to hear this message.

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