This Family Day & Workers’ Rights Cookout is an opportunity for workers to build community and to make their voices heard. Free food, live music, clothing giveaways, vendors, workshops, and kids’ activities, including a bounce house, will be provided.
Too many people work hard but still can’t make ends meet and feel increasingly isolated from one another and ignored by policy makers, especially in our rural counties. This town hall is an opportunity for workers to build community and to make their voices heard.
December 11, 2017
Workers’ Forum Convenes to Discuss Making Durham a “Union Town”
Before closing, forum organizers distributed placards that read “Durham Works Because We Do!” and called on attendees to consider the creation of the Workers’ Rights Commission as just one step in making Durham a “Union Town” — a city where workers’ power is taken seriously.
December 1, 2017
FLOC Sues N.C. to Restore Rights Taken from 100,000 Workers
Members of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC), which represents thousands of seasonal farm workers, have gone to court over a state law that stripped 100,000 people working on North Carolina farms of their constitutional rights.
June 29, 2017
Statement on Anti-Union Amendment to Farm Bill (S615)
Legislators should be ashamed of themselves for this sneak attack on some of our state’s most vulnerable working people.
June 2, 2017
What You Need to Know About Non-Compete Agreements
How common are they, and what can people do to end the abuse of non-compete agreements in low-wage and skilled trades industries? Here’s what you need to know.
Ridiculous as it may sound, North Carolina poultry workers need our help to be able to go to the bathroom because their employer, Case Farms, is refusing to allow employees to relieve themselves when needed, in violation of OSHA standards and, we might add, basic human decency.
September 4, 2015
AFL-CIO Now: The Browning-Ferris NLRB Decision Explained
To paraphrase Vice President Joe Biden, the decision the National Labor Relations Board handed down last week in a dispute between a California company and its workers is a big deal for working people in North Carolina.
August 15, 2014
Putting foxes in charge of agencies meant to protect workers
A Duke University student has exposed how extremist lawmakers and Gov. McCrory are putting foxes in charge of agencies meant to protect workers lives and livelihoods.
On Saturday, August 9 workers from across NC and other Southern states will gather in Goldsboro, NC for Solidarity City – a day long gathering of workers to discuss strategy, develop their organizing skills, and lay out how to continue to build a united effort to organize the South.
June 10, 2014
Working America to debut workers’ clinic in Raleigh
You are worth more than you get paid. You produce more wealth than you get to share in. Learn what you can do about it at our clinic June 25th.
March 28, 2014
NLRB ruling “a historic victory” for college athletes
Thanks to this decision by the NLRB, college athletes will have the right to get organized and have their voices heard.
February 28, 2014
MaryBe McMillan: We can provide hope in the South
“We need to spread the word that a union card is the best anti-poverty program around,” says MaryBe McMillan.
August 2, 2013
Protect Farmworkers – Tell McCrory to Veto HB74!
We are down to the wire, and we desperately need your help.
It’s un-American what happened to Marcus Hedger. Without a functioning NLRB, people like Marcus Hedger, are getting hurt, losing their homes and the American Dream.