February 26, 2016
Service sector workers aren’t the only ones organizing to raise wages. This week the Raleigh Police officers, among the lowest paid in the country, launched a campaign for a raise of their own.
Community members and state and local politicians will rally 3 PM Tuesday in Eden at an event being organized by Teamsters Local 391 to support hundreds of MillerCoors workers facing the loss of good union jobs in their small, mostly rural town.
FedEx is notoriously anti-union and the South has been hostile territory for workers trying to organize unions, but a group of 222 drivers at FedEx Freight’s terminal in Charlotte, N.C. voted last month to join Teamsters Local 71.
The North Carolina State AFL-CIO is the largest association of local unions and union councils in North Carolina, representing over one-hundred and forty-thousand union members, fighting for good jobs, safe workplaces, workers’ rights, consumer protections, and quality public services on behalf of ALL working people.