Northwestern_NLRB
2 weeks ago
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Board dismisses ruling to allow college athletes to unionize

The National Labor Relations Board has dismissed a historic ruling that Northwestern University football players are school employees who are entitled to form what would be the nation's first union of college athletes.
WAVE
1 month ago
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Wave drivers: Either fix issues or we will strike

Union workers, bus drivers and passengers alike joined together. It was to raise concerns with the WAVE Transit Board at their monthly meeting today.
Teachers’ group running anti-Tillis ad in NC
12 months ago
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Teachers’ group running anti-Tillis ad in NC

A political spending arm of the nation's largest teachers' union is spending $1.7 million for a commercial in North Carolina's U.S. Senate race critical of House Speaker Thom Tillis on public school spending. The National Education Association said the commercial began running Friday and will continue for a week in six leading television markets. It's also going online.
HAPPENING TODAY: Union, NAACP plan several Labor Day rallies across NC
12 months ago
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HAPPENING TODAY: Union, NAACP plan several Labor Day rallies across NC

Union and civil rights leaders are joining together for a series of rallies and news conferences across North Carolina on Labor Day. The #TalkUnion tour kicks off Monday morning in Raleigh.
Protesters attend labor rights rally at NC Capitol
1 year ago
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Protesters attend labor rights rally at NC Capitol

Dozens of demonstrators wearing red union shirts rallied at the North Carolina capitol to call for fair wages and workers' rights. Friday's rally kicked off seven days of demonstrations by the organizers of the "Moral Monday" protests of conservative public policy at the North Carolina Legislature. About 1,000 people have been arrested at the protests during the past two legislative sessions.
College athletes can unionize, federal agency says
1 year ago
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College athletes can unionize, federal agency says

In a ruling that could revolutionize college sports, a federal agency has given football players at Northwestern University the green light to unionize.
NC House tries to stop some local government moves
2 years ago
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NC House tries to stop some local government moves

House Republicans want to prevent North Carolina city and county governments from collecting union dues from workers and requiring local employers to assume responsibilities related to pollution generated by their employees.
Raleigh police officer sues to regain job
4 years ago
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Raleigh police officer sues to regain job

The former president of the Raleigh police union has sued the city, saying he was wrongly fired earlier this year.
Workers at 2 RJR plants in NC to hold union vote
4 years ago
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Workers at 2 RJR plants in NC to hold union vote

Production and maintenance workers at two R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. plants in North Carolina will vote next month on union representation.
Perdue speaks to members of NC labor federation
5 years ago
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Perdue speaks to members of NC labor federation

North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue is urging union members to help her resist budget cuts promised by the new Republican-led legislature.