October 24, 2014
What issue or issues will drive you to vote this year? Whatever drives you, be sure you vote!
This week AFL-CIO released a powerful new video that calls the effort by the Republican majority in the NCGA to silence its opposition “un-American” and urges viewers to make themselves heard anyway.
Find out how one state capital in the Deep South is trying to reinvent itself and change its citizens’ economic fortunes through worker-run co-ops and “solidarity economics”. Video includes an interview with MaryBe McMillan.
On May 19th, 2014, the Forward Together Movement will return to the North Carolina General Assembly for it’s first Moral Monday of the 2014 Legislative Session. This video is an expose of the Movement and an explanation of why it’s continuing.
Check out this great mini-documentary on low-wage worker organizing in the South to learn what it’s all about, with strike footage and interviews with fast food workers and labor and civil rights leaders.
UFCW members at Local 1208 need North Carolina and the country to pay attention to this campaign, part of the larger effort by labor unions to organize a new movement of southern workers.
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.