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  • Winston-Salem Adopts $15/hr “Family Wage” for City Workers

    Workers and advocates celebrated this week as Winston-Salem City Council members voted unanimously to approve a minimum wage of $15 an hour or more for city workers by 2021. The move shows growing momentum in North Carolina, following similar victories in Greensboro, Raleigh, Durham and Wake County.

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  • Calls for Winston-Salem to Adopt $15 Family Wage for City Workers

    Winston-Salem faith, labor, and community members are continuing Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s fight for the full freedom of all working people by calling on the City to follow the lead of Greensboro and other NC municipalities in adopting a $15 per hour family wage for city workers.

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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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  • Panel: Local 22 and civil rights activism in Winston-Salem (4/28)

    Learn a facet of Winston-Salem’s history few today know about at a panel discussion April 28th about Local 22, the marvelous, democratic union of thousands of workers at R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in the 1940’s.

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  • Legacy of Local 22 to be honored on April 20 in Winston-Salem

    On April 20, 2013 – seventy years later – a coalition of labor, faith, and community members will unveil a commemorative state marker to celebrate tobacco Local 22 and the anniversary of their historic sit-down strike that sparked a wave of interracial union organizing in the Jim Crow South.

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  • March on Reynolds for Farmworker Justice! (5/7)

    Click to download the flyer (opens PDF). Join us Friday in Winston-Salem, NC The North Carolina State AFL-CIO is proud to stand with Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) in their struggle to get Reynolds to recognize its responsibility to meet with tobacco farmworkers and their union. Join us and hundreds of allies this Friday in […]

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