June 12, 2020
Virtual Town Hall with NC Congressional Candidates
Meet our endorsed candidates for Congress June 30th
Union members and their families will have an opportunity to hear directly from North Carolina congressional candidates in a virtual town hall Tuesday, June 30th at 6 PM. NC State AFL-CIO President MaryBe McMillan will join labor-endorsed candidates for a discussion about the challenges North Carolina workers face today and the policies that can bring us to a more just and sustainable economy!
What: Virtual Town Hall with NC Congressional Candidates
Who: Deborah Ross, Kathy Manning, Pat Timmons-Goodson, Moe Davis, and MaryBe McMillan
When: Tuesday, June 30th from 6-7pm
How: Register (required) online at bit.ly/ncl2020th1
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the town hall.
Why this matters
Are you fed up with a minimum wage that has remained stagnant for decades while CEO pay has continued to skyrocket? Do you stand with agricultural workers who continue to work dangerous and low-paying jobs with few labor rights? Do you want to see a response to the COVID-19 pandemic that puts workers’ needs before multinational corporations?
North Carolina deserves better. Our state provides some of the worst unemployment benefits in the nation in the face of record unemployment numbers. Our state has the lowest union membership rate in the entire country–the direct result of crippling (and misleading) laws like “right to work”. Workers across the state have been stripped of their freedom to join together and demand a fair deal from their employer.
It is absolutely critical that voters make their voice heard this November and elect representatives who will champion the cause of working people and fight for better wages, safer jobs, and laws that hold massive corporations accountable. This town hall is your chance to have a conversation about pressing issues for workers and the upcoming elections with four of our labor-endorsed congressional candidates:
- Deborah Ross – District 2
- Kathy Manning – District 6
- Pat Timmons-Goodson – District 8
- Moe Davis – District 11
Join our virtual town hall on Tuesday, June 30th from 6-7pm to learn more about these congressional candidates and how you can get involved in our Labor 2020 campaign!
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More town halls to come!
Save the date of July 23rd at 6:00pm for our next town hall with Cal Cunningham, candidate for U.S. Senate, and Jessica Holmes, candidate for North Carolina Commissioner of Labor.