• Liz Shuler, national AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer, coming to NC

    Liz Shuler

    We are excited to announce that national AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer, Liz Shuler, will be in North Carolina on Monday and Tuesday, March 4th and 5th! Shuler is coming to the Triangle-area to speak about why workers’ rights are important with stops in Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill.

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  • United Way and N.C. Budget & Tax Center team up on economy

    Our friends at the United Way and the N.C. Budget and Tax Center are teaming up and hitting the road this winter “to share the story of the economy, the state budget and how education policy, financial stability and health issues are affecting your community.”

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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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  • Deadline to Register for Labor School is Friday (6/18)

    Has your local union or council picked its students yet? The 2010 session of our summer labor school will run Sunday, July 11 through Friday, July 16. Join us for six days and five nights of learning, movement building, and fun on the campus of UNC Wilmington. Click here for the call letter, flyer, and […]

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  • AFL-CIO to Observe MLK, Jr. Holiday in Greensboro

    Save the Dates: January 14-18, 2010 Every year the national AFL-CIO observes the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday with a conference. This year it was in Memphis, TN, the location of the 1968 sanitation workers’ strike at which King rallied for union rights and where he was later assassinated. Next year labor leaders, rank-and-file members, […]

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  • The benefits of being a union member extend beyond the workplace. AFL-CIO Union Plus benefits help current and retired labor union members and their families save money and support them through major milestones, celebrations and hardships. These benefits include Wireless discounts, Credit Cards, Mortgages, Insurance, Scholarships, Travel & Entertainment, and more! Visit UnionPlus.org to sign up!
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