• NC AFL-CIO Mourns Passing of Richard Trumka

    Today we commit to honoring Pres. Trumka’s legacy by continuing to fight for better policies for working people including the PRO Act. Pres. Trumka made it clear that all working people deserve dignity and respect on the job. We will keep fighting to make Pres. Trumka’s vision a reality so that all workers earn family-sustaining wages, work in safe conditions, and have a collective voice on the job.

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  • Franklin Co. Commissioner John May, CWA, Dead at 67

    After serving in the military, John went to work at Southern Bell, where he met and married into one family with wife, Vickie Gay, and joined his other family – the labor movement.

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  • Remembering Sen. Martin Nesbitt

    Sen. Nesbitt’s untimely passing is a tragedy for working people who need courageous and spirited defenders of justice in our state legislature these days more than ever

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  • Scott Hoyman, labor leader, dies at age 93

    Scott Hoyman’s career was dedicated to organizing textile workers in the South, including the J.P. Stevens boycott.

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  • North Carolina “Lion of Labor” Philip M. Koritz Has Died

    Legendary union organizer Philip M. Koritz died April 16, 2011 in Seattle, WA. Koritz headed FTA Local 22, CIO, where he organized tobacco workers in Winston-Salem in the 1940s.

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