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Southern labor hosts assembly: “Build a workers’ alliance!”

by September 29, 2012
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By Dante Strobino on September 13, 2012 Charlotte, N.C. — Over 300 Southern workers, trade unionists and community allies gathered for the Southern Workers Assembly on Sept. 3, Labor Day, the opening day of the Democratic National Convention. The Wedgewood Baptist Church was packed and supporters had to stand Read more »

SWA Press Coverage

by September 5, 2012

Our Southern Workers Assembly on Monday, September 3 was widely covered by news media outlets from around the world. We packed the house at a church that was said to hold 300. Everyone gave fiery, touching talks and brought to life the power of our Southern labor organizing. This helped Read more »

“They want to run us to death”

by August 24, 2012

“They want to run us to death” Democrats will announce a pro-union platform in Charlotte — but some convention workers say they’re forgotten By Josh EidelsonFriday, Aug 24, 2012 In two weeks, Democrats will gather in Charlotte, N.C., and pledge once more to strengthen the right of workers Read more »

City Workers to Continue Protest Through DNC

by August 22, 2012

by DIANNE GALLAGHER / NewsChannel 36 Staff Posted on August 20, 2012 CHARLOTTE, N.C. —  Sanitation workers picketing outside the Government Center Monday said they aren’t letting the upcoming Democratic National Convention stop their weekly protests. About a dozen people held Read more »

UE President Bruce Klipple

by August 11, 2012

UE President Bruce Klipple’s solidarity message from United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America (UE) for the Southern Workers Assembly, Sept. 3rd, 2012. Why attend the Southern Workers Assembly?