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  • Advanced Labor School Returns March 17-20, 2020

    Advanced Labor School is for graduates of Carolina Labor School and local union leaders who want a deeper understanding of labor law, workers’ compensation, collective bargaining, FMLA, grievances and arbitration, and duty-of-fair-representation in a “right-to-work” state.

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  • Labor Day 2019 in NC

    This Labor Day, workers are winning. Momentum is building. The balance of power is shifting. Across the country, working people are joining the fight for a better deal and a better life.

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  • Advisory: Fayetteville Family Day & Workers’ Rights Cookout (8/17)

    This Family Day & Workers’ Rights Cookout is an opportunity for workers to build community and to make their voices heard. Free food, live music, clothing giveaways, vendors, workshops, and kids’ activities, including a bounce house, will be provided.

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  • Union Sportsmen’s Alliance to Host Inaugural NC State Conservation Dinner Nov. 6th in Charlotte

    Act now to join NC State AFL-CIO President MaryBe McMillan and sponsor a table or reserve seats at our upcoming conservation dinner. Your support is vital to the mission of the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance (USA) and will ensure we raise funds and recruit volunteer skilled labor in order to deliver a hands-on, community-based conservation project that demonstrates solidarity in the outdoors right where you live, work, and recreate.

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  • 2019 NC A. Philip Randolph Institute Banquet is April 13th

    Newly-elected state Supreme Court Justice Anita Earls will speak at the North Carolina A. Philip Randolph Institute’s 45th Annual Education Awards Banquet and Birthday Celebration, Saturday, April 13, 2019 in Durham.

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  • Author, Poet Sandra Cisneros Coming to NCSU to Support Farmworker Organizing (8/2)

    Join world-renowned author and poet, Sandra Cisneros, at NC State University on August 2nd for a public reading followed by a lively discussion on the experience of working class immigrants in the US today. This event is FREE and open to the public. Donations will be accepted to support farm workers and their union, FLOC.

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  • UAW Sec.-Treas. Ray Curry to Receive P.R. Latta Award at 61st Annual Convention

    UAW Secretary-Treasurer Ray Curry will receive the 2018 P.R. Latta Rank-and-File Award for his lifetime of service building the power of North Carolina’s labor movement at our 61st Annual Convention banquet on Thursday, September 20th in Raleigh.

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  • NC State AFL-CIO 61st Annual Convention, Sept. 20-21st

    Our 61st Annual Convention will be held at the Hilton North Raleigh/Midtown in Raleigh, NC on Thursday and Friday, September 20-21, 2018. Registration will begin at 7:00pm on Wed. (9/19) and continue at 8:00am on Thurs. (9/20). The Annual Convention will convene at 9:00am on Thurs., (9/20).

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  • North Carolina Needs Unions! Town Hall in Durham (6/14/18)

    In a first for North Carolina, working people from across economic sectors will get to challenge candidates and elected officials on ways to strengthen the freedom to join together in unions at a town hall this Thursday, June 14th, in Durham.

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  • Remember the Dead at 2018 Workers Memorial Day Service

    Join us at 10 AM Friday, April 27th in Raleigh for a press conference and memorial service during which participants will toll a bell 174 times – once for each person in North Carolina who died while working for a better life in 2016 – and will call for the state Department of Labor to do more to prevent workplace injuries and fatalities.

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  • “Wisdom of Women” Seminar Coming to Greensboro April 14th

    NC Council of Churches 2018 Critical Issues Seminar will be held in Greensboro and will focus on women. Founder and former Executive Director of the Southern Coalition for Social Justice (and state supreme court candidate) Anita Earles will be speaking, and workshops will cover topics such as the the Equal Rights Amendment, sexual harassment in the workplace, and building interracial solidarity among women.

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  • Winston-Salem Day of Dignity and Respect (April 4th)

    Join Winston-Salem faith leaders, Working America, city workers, and community members as we rally to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s legacy of championing working people’s rights, April 4th at 6:00p.

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  • NC Alliance for Retired Americans Convention Call

    NC Attorney General Josh Stein will deliver the keynote address when union and non-union active retirees hold the next triennial convention of the NC Alliance for Retired Americans, Tuesday, June 12, 2018, in Raleigh.

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  • Moral March 2018: Taking the Resistance to the Ballot Box!

    Join us for the 12th annual Moral March on Raleigh and Historic Thousands on Jones Street (HKonJ) People’s Assembly on February 10, 2018. This annual mobilization of the HKonJ Coalition brings together justice loving people from across the state and nation to stand against the legislative attacks on the people of North Carolina and to continue to fight for our moral agenda.

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  • Commemorating the 1968 “I AM” Memphis Sanitation Workers Strike

    Fifty years later, North Carolinians are coming together to remember the strikers with a National Moment of Silence on February 1st and a special event featuring William “Bill” Lucy at the International Civil Rights Center & Museum, February 4th in Greensboro.

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