Delegates Act During the 2000 IAM Grand Lodge Convention…A Wrong Was Made Right….

The first order of business at the 2000 IAM Convention was to restore full seniority to Mayfield and any other IAM member who did not accrue IAM membership between the time they were hired and […]

The Tradition Continues

IAM International President Bob Martinez was unanimously elected to the AFL-CIO’s Executive Council at the labor federation’s meetings in San Diego. Martinez, a 36-year IAM member, succeeds former IAM International President Tom Buffenbarger on the […]

2016 Moral March “H.K.ON J” in Raleigh

  A SIGHT TO BEHOLD via NC AFL-CIO webpage author JEREMY 19 February 2016 When the Moral March and 10th Annual H.K. on J. came to Raleigh last weekend, the sky was clear and the […]

Tribute to Black Americans during Black History Month

CHARLES YOUNG … Buffalo Soldier Charles Young graduated from West Point in 1889. Young would later serve in the 7th, 9th and 10th Cavalry, command Fort Huachuca, and retire as a Colonel. He is a […]

NC Voting Rights Fight

NC Voting Rights Fight Moves From the Courtroom to the Streets (Photo: Kaitlyn Barlow via NC NAACP) The crowd during the 2015 Moral March on Raleigh, North Carolina. By Sue Sturgis…As the federal trial over […]

2297 Workforce Part of Historical Movement Celebrating Black History Month

HISTORY OF THE WOMEN MARINES Since 1918, women have answered the call to serve proudly in the United States Marines and the role of women in the Marines has evolved and expanded. All Women Marines […]

Black History Month – Marines in Southeastern, North Carolina

Montford Point Marines (1942-1949) With the beginning of World War II African Americans would get their chance to be in “the toughest outfit going,” the previously all-white Marine Corps. The first recruits reported to Montford […]

Machinists Union President Responds to TPP Signing

Washington, D.C., February 3, 2016  International President Robert Martinez, Jr., of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers issued the following statement on the signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership by the Obama Administration. We […]

Defeat the Trans-Pacific Partnership TPP

Posted by Jeremy | January 29, 2016…For the full rundown AFLCIONC.ORG PUT IT ON YOUR CALENDAR National Trade Lobby Day is Feb. 10th 2016 Fight to defeat the Trans-Pacific Partnership heats up As our fight […]