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Laws that Restrict Collective Bargaining

by August 3, 2012

Although public workers in North Carolina and Virginia have the right to form and join a union and can negotiate with their employer for fair wages and benefits—as well as fair working conditions — it is illegal for employers and their employees to sign a legally-enforceable collective bargaining agreement. North Read more »

Press Release August 1, 2012


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: On opening Day of Democratic National Convention the Southern Workers Assembly will be a Convergence to Organize Labor in the South WHAT: Southern Workers Assembly WHEN: September 3, 2012 (Labor Day) 1:00pm-5:00pm WHERE: Wedgewood Baptist Church, 4800 Wedgewood Drive, Charlotte NC 28210 Press Contact: Saladin Muhammad of Read more »


by August 1, 2012

El 3 de Septiembre de 2012 (Día del Trabajo) a las 1 pm El primer día de la Convención Nacional Demócrata Charlotte, NC Únase con sindicatos sureños, organizaciones de trabajadores, grupos de derechos civiles, derechos humanos, y derechos de inmigrantes, desempleados, trabajadores jóvenes, personas espirituales, y la comunidad para una Read more »

Southern Workers Assembly


September 3, 2012 (Labor Day) 1:00pm-5:00pm Wedgewood Baptist Church 4800 Wedgewood Drive Charlotte NC 28210 The U.S. South is the bastion of anti-labor right-to-work laws and has the lowest percentage of unionization than other regions in the U.S. It is a region with a history of deep racial, social, Read more »