NC State AFL-CIO 64th Annual Convention

October 22, 2021 Maureen Kelly 0

I attended the NC AFL-CIO executive board as a current VP on the board. After we concluded with the normal order of business it was on to prepare for the 64th Annual Convention. It was the first, in-person executive meeting in over a year. I have to say it was a room full of excited, passionate beings. Everyone was pumped and ready to join with union and labor activists (fully masked) from across the state and country, united for organizing and improving the lives of workers.

The convention was kicked off by none other than our fantastic Madam President MaryBe McMillan. We had a room … Read More...

Essential Worker and Union Members Vaccination Event

April 21, 2021 Admin 0

Southern Piedmont Central Labor Council is hosting a vaccination event for union members, essential workers and their families in Charlotte on Friday, April 23rd at the International House on Central Avenue. The available vaccine will most likely be Moderna and will require a second dose four weeks later, May 21 which will be scheduled at the first event.

WHERE:
International House 1817 Central Ave #215, Charlotte, NC 28205

WHEN:
Friday April 23rd from 2:30pm to 7:30pm

To reserve your spot for Friday, April 23rd fill out this form

Go to AtriumHealth.org/COVID19Vaccinefor more information about the COVID-19 vaccine.

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NC State AFL-CIO COVID Safety Training Registration Available!

March 19, 2021 Admin 0

2021 NC Labor Leadership Development Training Series

Register now for our COVID Safety Training, Thursday, March 25th! We will educate participants on COVID safety standards and how to react to violations. Topics will include understanding proper safety procedures for COVID safety, identifying unsafe procedures in the workplace, and learning how to push for improved worker safety standards for COVID-19. Registration is FREE for members of NC AFL-CIO affiliates.

The COVID Safety Training is the second part in our 7-part 2021 NC Labor Leadership Development Training Series happening on the 4th Thursday of each month, February through August, from 6:30 to … Read More...

2021 N.C. Labor Virtual Lobby Training

February 17, 2021 Admin 0
Register now for our 2021 NC Labor Virtual Lobby Training, Thursday, February 25th! We will educate participants on the current political landscape in NC and give you the opportunity and tools to lobby for key policies or on behalf of your own local’s issues. Topics include a briefing on this year’s NC General Assembly and the NC State AFL-CIO legislative agenda, identifying key players, scheduling and reaching politicians to lobby, and the impact of anti-union majority in our state legislature. Registration is FREE for members of NC AFL-CIO affiliates.

Register for the February 25th Virtual Lobby Training!

The NC Labor
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JOIN US to Protect the Vote in Raleigh this Saturday (11/7) at 1PM

November 6, 2020 Admin 0

The New York Times ran a story this morning titled, “The President versus democracy.” Mobs in Detroit and Arizona are trying to stop the count while Trump himself calls for the vote to be halted in PA.


In contrast, WE hit the streets across NC yesterday, calling for all votes to be counted and for the results to be respected and our democratically elected new leaders sworn in.


JOIN US at the Halifax Mall in Raleigh this Saturday @ 1pm to Protect the Vote.


RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/354726659170975


MaryBe will be speaking from the stage and we need Labor to … Read More...

Victory Lodge 1725 Wins PR Latta Award at NC AFL-CIO Convention

September 30, 2019 Admin 0

The NC AFL-CIO kicked off its 62nd Annual Convention in Charlotte, Thursday, Sept. 19. The two-day convention brought together labor, community, and political leaders from across North Carolina to discuss ways to fight for a better future through organizing efforts, political power, and community building.

One of the highlights of the convention each year is the presentation of the PR Latta Award for outstanding service to the labor movement. The award is named after PR Latta, a longtime labor leader with the Communications Workers of America who passed away in 2014 at the age of 95.

This year’s award went … Read More...

NC STATE AFL-CIO Labor Legislative Conference

February 22, 2019 Maureen Kelly 0

I want to thank this membership for sending me as a delegate to the NC State AFL-CIO Legislative Conference in Raleigh on February 12th.

We spent the beginning of the day discussing topics as well as the process of lobbying the General Assembly. Next it was on to lobbying. One of the most important tasks we can do as Labor advocates is to lobby our elected officials. It is a necessary function for us to reach out and explain our issues, our agenda and to teach them the needs of labor and unions.

In order to have a useful discussion … Read More...

Get out the vote day with CWA!

November 2, 2018 Admin 0

Saturday Nov. 3, we will talk to union members around the area to get out the vote for the mid-term election and our endorsed candidates! Local candidates will join us in the morning to discuss their races.

Location: CWA 3603
5108 Monroe Rd # B, Charlotte, NC 28205

Time: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Questions: Sebastian Feculak, AFL-CIO 

704-999-0429 // sebastian@aflcionc.org

Harold Black, CWA 3603

828-217-4511 // hblackcwa@gmail.com

RSVP: Call or Email Sebastian Feculak or Harold Black 

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NC AFL-CIO Endorsed Election Slate for all of NC

October 17, 2018 Maureen Kelly 0

Fellow Victory Lodge members,

Please see the document below. This is the 2018 Election Slate of all candidates in North Carolina officially endorsed by the NC AFL-CIO. These candidates have been fully vetted for their stances on labor issues. Feel free to print this guide for reference!

*Click on image for full-size document! 

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2018 NC State AFL-CIO Convention Report

October 16, 2018 Maureen Kelly 0

The NC State AFL-CIO Convention

September 20-21 2018

Raliegh, NC

 

It was a true honor to serve as a delegate to the NC AFL-CIO convention. I sincerely thank this membership for allowing me this opportunity. It was a special privilege to attend with MaryBe Mcmillan as the first woman President of the NC State AFL-CIO.  MaryBe is not only a great leader she is an inspiration for organizing and rallying people to fight for the better of all North Carolina.

 

The convention had delegates from unions and civic organizations from across North Carolina. There were delegates and guests … Read More...