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  • Member Spotlight: Ron Ingerick (SMART)

    Member Spotlight is a new, recurring blog post series intended to highlight and connect the dots between the programs and priorities of the NC State AFL-CIO and the leaders and activist members of our affiliates who make it all possible.

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  • Why Democracy Matters: Asheville (2/25/16)

    Join us Thursday, February 25th in Asheville for a special forum to highlight the need for “pro-democracy” agenda to support good jobs, strong schools, racial justice, and a safe environment for all!

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  • Moral Monday draws record crowd to Asheville

    Crowd Shot of Mountain Moral Monday

    What’s next for Moral Monday after what the Asheville Citizen-Times called “the largest local protest in recent memory”?

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  • Mitt Romney brings his Etch-A-Sketch to Asheville

    When Mitt Romney and his allies gathered this week in Asheville, working families are getting ready to head to the polls on October 18 when early voting begins in North Carolina.

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  • Public Outcry Needed to Stop WNC Postal Closings (11/21)

    A plan by U.S. Postal Service management to close a major facility in Asheville, move operations to another state, and eliminate as many as 200 good-paying, middle-class jobs in Western North Carolina will be subject to public input at a hearing on Monday, Nov. 21 at 5pm.

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  • Western NC CLC Delivers Support for Occupy Asheville

    The Occupy movement has spread far from the financial district in lower Manhattan to Asheville, NC where the CLC is answering the call of AFL-CIO president, Rich Trumka, to open our hearts and minds and support this movement in the spirit of solidarity.

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  • Red-White-and-Blue Freedom Rally in Asheville July 17

    The Western NC CLC is working hard with our community allies to turnout folks for the Red-White-and-Blue Freedom Rally in Asheville on Sunday, July 17. The rally is a forum to call attention to the many sacrifices exacted from working men and women but spared from CEO’s and right-wing ideologues.

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  • Western NC Rally to Save American Dream

    Thanks for everyone attending the Asheville Rally! It was a mix of all of our community, all standing up for working men and women. We were one in this show of support for workers under attack in Wisconsin and everywhere else.

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  • Make Wall St Pay to Fix the Job Crisis They Created

    Workers protest Bank of America in Raleigh Yesterday, the Triangle Labor Council (TLC) organized a protest outside a Bank of America (B of A) branch in Raleigh, NC. The event drew about two dozen protestors. Folks held signs and chanted for about an hour at the busy intersection where the bank is located to raise […]

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  • AFL-CIO Call for Good Jobs, Making Wall Street Pay

    Actions planned in NC next week Working families are joining together to demand good jobs now. America needs 11 million jobs, and big Wall Street banks should pay to rebuild jobs and the economy they helped destroy in 2008. Since the recession began, America has lost nearly 9 million jobs. While Americans have lost jobs, […]

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