February 19, 2016
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!
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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, […]
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.