Southern Piedmont Central Labor Council – Events & News

January 13, 2019 Maureen Kelly 0

The CLC is looking forward to big things this year and we can’t wait to share them with you! 

Saturday, Jan 19th – Join fellow union members and their families to represent the Labor Movement in the Annual Charlotte Martin Luther King Jr Parade. Economic justice is social justice! Come out to celebrate our history supporting the civil rights movement and to prepare to continue work in the work left to us in the legacy of Martin Luther King.  Jr.

Saturday, February 9th – Last year, the CLC took two buses to Raleigh so that union members could participate … Read More...

Southern Piedmont Central Labor Council – Nov. 7th Election Candidate Guides

October 25, 2017 Admin 0


The Legislative Committee is making available to our members the following Candidate Guides by the Southern Piedmont Central Labor Council. These are for the Nov. 7th General Election. The Central Labor Council and our own Legislative Committee have carefully and thoughtfully vetted these candidates and endorse them as Pro-Labor.

Please read and vote mindfully on Nov. 7th.

(Click on thumbnails to view/print full size Candidate Guides)




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Southern Piedmont Central Labor Council – Candidate Guide for Primary Day, Sept. 12th

August 17, 2017 Admin 0
How you vote is a personal decision, but unions of working people like yours did the research, conducted interviews, and recommend these candidates in Charlotte.

Charlotte Mayor

Jennifer Roberts

Charlotte City Council


Braxton Winston II*

Julie Eiselt

*Braxton is a member of IATSE Local 322!

Charlotte City Council


Larken Egleston (#1)

Justin Harlow (#2)

LaWana Mayfield (#3)

Priscilla Johnson (#4)

Matt Newton (#5)


Paid for by the NC State AFL-CIO and not authorized by any candidate or candidate’s committee.… Read More...

NC State AFL-CIO Southern Piedmont Central Labor Council Legislative breakfast

February 28, 2017 Admin 0

Members of our Legislative Committee attended the NC State AFL-CIO Southern Piedmont Central Labor Council Legislative breakfast hosted by the IBEW.

Maureen Kelly, Renae Miller, Charlie Hines and Helena Thornton volunteered their time on Saturday, February 25th to listen and be involved in discussion with invited guests that included Senator Joel Ford and NC House Representatives Chaz Beasley, Mary Belk and John Torbett.

The two main topics of discussion were raising wages within the next 5 years to $15.00 starting minimum and restoring unemployment benefits at were slashed in 2013.

Here are a few pictures from the breakfast.