I.B.E.W. Local Union 379
Serving The Carolinas Since 1926

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  • General Jun 13, 2018
    SPCLC Weekly Newsletter June 10, 2018
    by admin Thrower

    Hey folks, it’s getting hot out there.  People are travelling and going on vacation.  Other people are sweltering in manufacturing facilities, in trucks delivering goods and on construction sites.  Whether you are having fun or working hard, make sure to drink lots of water and stay safe! Apologies for the delay on this week’s newsletter, I myself have been travelling for work, but am looking forward to seeing you all in the Queen City for our CLC meeting next week!  Bring a friend and let’s kick the summer off cooking hot in the name of worker justice!    In solidarity, Ashley Hawkins

     

    ACTIONS:

    Committees and delegates:

    ·       If you are a local union President, please send us an updated list of your delegates!

    ·       If you are delegate and have NOT been appointed to a committee and would be interested in working on Civil Rights, Community Service, Communication, or the Organizing Committee, please email spclcnewsletter@gmail.com

     

    Poor People’s Campaign: On June 13th, 6-9PM the Freedom Center for Social Justice is hosting a Poster Making Party. This will be a great opportunity to meet other supporters of the Poor People’s Campaign and to make signs and posters in preparation for an overnight charter bus trip to Washington DC for the Poor People's Campaign 'Global Day of Solidarity Mass Rally' on June 23. Eat free pizza while you make signs! We’d love it if you joined us at Sacred Souls Community Church, 2127 Eastway Drive in Charlotte, NC. For more information write to info@fcsj.org

     

    Labor Day Parade Applications are attached!  Don’t forget to register your local union, your Scout troop, your church choir, your motor club, your Congressperson or your high school band! All our welcome at the 19th Annual Labor Day Parade! Put on for Labor by Labor!

     

    NEWS YOU CAN USE:

    Sometimes, even Fox News will tell the truth.  Fox News Business recently reported on the favorability of labor unions with the American public.

     

    The tide continues to turn in favor of organized labor… We have the numbers. We have the strength. The economy is on our side. Even the highest office in the land can not stop us now.  Trump Is No Reagan When It Comes to Union-Busting

     

    The South gets a nod as the UAW elects new leadership. Ray Curry, District 8 Director, is up for the role of Secretary-Treasurer of the United  Auto Workers . Read more here.

     

    NEXT MEETING:

    The June CLC meeting will be held Thursday, June 21st  at the IBEW Hall.  1900 Cross Beam Drive, Charlotte NC.  Executive board to meet at 6:00pm. Meeting at 7:00pm. 

     

    APRI will meet Saturday, June 23rd @ 12:00pm. 5501 Executive Center Drive, Suite 230, Charlotte NC Don’t forget about the youth group that meets at 1:00pm!

     

    STAY TUNED DURING THE WEEK 

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