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  • Our general counsel gives his take on issues facing the 2016 NCGA

    Mike Okun

    A new 3-part video series debuting today and featuring NC State AFL-CIO General Counsel Mike Okun aims to fill us in on three issues of concern to working people when the North Carolina General Assembly reconvenes April 25th for its 2016 “short” session.

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  • Cheaters win, rest lose from failure to pass HB 482

    Yet again, legislators have chosen to protect the interests of well-heeled lobbyists at the expense of workers. Because of the legislature’s inaction, workers will continue to lose wages and benefits, companies that abide by the law will continue to lose business to their unscrupulous competitors, and our state will continue to lose over $400 million in lost revenue.

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  • Reporter Mandy Locke explains the “Contract to Cheat” in NC

    If you weren’t able to attend NC Policy Watch’s Crucial Conversation with Mandy Locke, investigative reporter for the Raleigh News & Observer, that full program on worker misclassification is now available online.

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  • Crucial Conversation on workplace fraud Jan. 28th

    If you care about the epidemic of wage fraud in North Carolina workplaces, the next Crucial Conversation hosted by NC Policy Watch on Wednesday, January 28th in Raleigh is one you won’t want to miss!

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  • Stop the Misclassification of Workers as Independent Contractors

    Just another way to exploit workers Unscrupulous employers who deliberately misclassify workers as “independent contractors” deprive them of legitimate protections under federal and state labor laws and cost those same governments billions of dollars in lost tax revenue each year. By cheating their workers, deceitful bosses are able to cut payroll costs by up to […]

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