|SPCLC Weekly Newsletter March 12th, 2018|
Reminder! The CLC meeting will NOT be held on the regularly scheduled Third Thursday this Month, but we will be meeting on THURSDAY, MARCH 29th! Many of our officers also serve on the NC AFL-CIO Executive Board and they will be attending a retreat during the regular meeting time. If this makes you sad, or you feel like you are going through CLC withdrawal, never fear! We are doing Candidate screenings this week and would love to have you sit in with us as we interview candidates for public office about how they plan to help working families in North Carolina! We’ll see you soon! In Solidarity, Ashley Hawkins
UPCOMING ACTIONS/GET INVOLVED
Candidate Screening Time is Here!
Screening Dates Legislative and County Commission Races: If you can join us!
Wed 3/14 6:00pm – 8:30pm Thus 3/15 6:00pm – 8:30pm
Fri 3/16 6:00pm – 8:30pm Sat 3/17 9:00am-1:00pm-ish
Wed 3/21 6:00pm – 8:30pm Sat 3/31 9:00am-1:00pm-ish
Dan McCready (US HD 9) before the CLC meeting on 3/29
Screenings will be held at IBEW 379, 1900 Cross Beam Drive, Charlotte 28217
For more information call Jackie Sandle, COPE Chair at 704-819-4037
Twitter Power Academy starts Tuesday! This week kicks off the NC AFL-CIO Twitter Power Academy! We met and exceeded our statewide goal of 50+ participants! Your Central Labor Council signed up and sponsored 10 people! Also shout out to our area locals who are sending members! CWA 3603 (1) and IBEW 379 (10)!
APRI Meets this Saturday! Saturday, 3/17 12:00pm to 1:00pm, 5501 Executive Center Drive Suite 230, Charlotte NC 28212 (Flyer Attached) Don’t forget to pay your dues for 2018!
How about those teachers?!?! Striking West Virginia Teachers won big last week after holding out and redefining worker power in a Right to Work state!
Here is another great article about the teachers strike in WV. Because can legit not get enough!
And in Oklahoma teachers who are fed up with conditions and low wages have set a strike date for April 2nd.
#BookReview This Indypendent article reviews Lane Windham’s book, Knocking on Labor’s Door about untraditional organizing campaigns and how they played out in the 1970s and 1980s, including the efforts to organize Canon Mills in Concord, North Carolina.
The March CLC meeting will be held Thursday, March 29th at the IBEW Hall. 1900 Cross Beam Drive, Charlotte NC. Executive board to meet at 6:00pm. Meeting at 7:00pm. Dinner provided.
This change is due to the NC AFL CIO Executive Board retreat scheduled on our regular meeting date, the majority of our own Executive Board will be in attendance. At this meeting we will elect two vacant Trustee seats.
STAY TUNED DURING THE WEEK