• 10,000 petitioners demand Sen. Brent Jackson pay his workers

    Senator Jackson remains silent on charges he stole thousands of dollars in wages and blacklisted farmworkers who complained of abuses.

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  • Mike’s Take on the NCGA: #HB2

    In the final installment of our video series on issues that’ll be important to working people when the NCGA reconvenes, our general counsel weighs in on the effects of House Bill 2, Gov. McCrory’s executive order, and his hope for how lawmakers will deal with the fallout during the 2016 legislative session.

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  • Mike’s Take on the NCGA: Unemployment Insurance

    In the second installment of our video series on issues that’ll be important to working people when the NCGA reconvenes, our general counsel offers one way it could begin to restore fairness after years of unemployment benefit cuts.

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  • Our general counsel gives his take on issues facing the 2016 NCGA

    Mike Okun

    A new 3-part video series debuting today and featuring NC State AFL-CIO General Counsel Mike Okun aims to fill us in on three issues of concern to working people when the North Carolina General Assembly reconvenes April 25th for its 2016 “short” session.

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  • Someone you know will no longer be able to vote

    HB 589 - the Anti-Voting Bill

    Our immoral legislature about to pass “Worst Voter Suppression Bill In The Nation”.

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  • The incredible double standard of two-faced Thom Tillis

    After our Rein Them In rally ahead of an expensive, do-nothing “special” session of the North Carolina General Assembly on Thursday, Feb. 16, about 50-70 people filed into the building to deliver messages printed on a simple sheet of paper to Speaker Thom Tillis. What happened next was another example of how out of control our state legislature has gotten.

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