Vote Today for the IAM’s Presidential Endorsement!

March 4, 2020 Admin 0


Today is the day to make your vote count for the IAM’s official endorsement for President of the United States.

If you successfully registered at the IAM2020.org website then you should have received an email this morning with a header like the one below. Click on the personalized link in your email to go to a webpage and pick your choice for who the IAM endorses. Make your voice heard!!

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Southern Piedmont Central Labor Council – Voter Guide

February 19, 2020 Maureen Kelly 0

February 19, 2020

Dear IAMAW Members,

How YOU vote is a personal decision and it should be! However as a responsible Local Union should, we are providing a list of candidates that we endorse to vote for if you choose.

Please know our endorsements are based on the interviews and questionnaires that were answered. Unfortunately not all candidates would meet and grant us an interview nor even bother to respond. We open the door of opportunity for all candidates to respond and work with us as we honestly prefer to have all politicians working for, and with, Labor; union and … Read More...

Legislative Committee – Special Call to Action

February 19, 2020 Admin 0

February 18, 2020

The South Carolina House of Representatives is expected to hold another special committee meeting on two Article V United States Constitutional Convention resolutions this coming Thursday, February 20th. The hearing begins one hour after the SC House adjourns for the day, likely to occur somewhere between 12p-2p. The committee is expected to meet in the Blatt building, room 110, on the Statehouse grounds.  

Please call and ask the committee members listed below to oppose the Article V US Constitutional Convention resolutions. Talking points are attached to this message. Also, for those who can attend the … Read More...

Activism Recognized at Airline Worker Union Conference

September 30, 2019 Admin 0

September 30, 2019

District 141 Legislative and MNPL Director Dave Roderick introduced the first MNPL 141 Club Awards to union activists who support legislation and public advocacy work that improves workplaces.

The awards were presented on the second day of the 2019 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers District 141 Committee Conference, held this week in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Among those honored were airline workers from Charlotte, North Carolina, who raised more than $9,000 in voluntary donations for the Machinists Union’s legislative and political work. Victory Lodge 1725 was also recognized earlier this month by the North Carolina AFL-CIO … 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.

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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. https://www.facebook.com/events/602124086867078/

Saturday, February 9th – Last year, the CLC took two buses to Raleigh so that union members could participate … 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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Labor Walk 2018

October 16, 2018 Maureen Kelly 0

Labor Walk 2018

AFL-CIO

SPCLC

Southern Piedmont Central Labor Council

Our mission is to build an independent political power for working people by driving a pro-worker legislative agenda, electing pro-worker candidates including our own members to office, holding elected officials accountable, and winning policies on all levels to help working people.

To achieve our goal the “we” must be all of us. If all of us work together, we can build a movement that is constantly growing and full inclusive.

  • We must increase affiliate participation in our political program so that we move more union members to vote and support
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AFL-CIO – Southern Piedmont Labor Council – VL1725 Phone Banking

September 26, 2018 Admin 0

09/25/2018

Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote.– George Jean Nathan

The North Carolina AFL-CIO in conjunction with the Southern Piedmont Central Labor Council and Victory Lodge 1725 will be conducting a series of phone banking efforts to help get out the vote. Please take this opportunity to make a difference by helping to support labor/union friendly candidates in the upcoming November election. You can volunteer at either one of the locations and times listed below.

 

Tuesdays 6pm-8:30pm             Thursdays 6pm-8:30pm

IBEW 379                                       CWA  3603

1900 Cross Beam Dr.                   5108 Monroe Rd # B.

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