AFL-CIO NC: Solidarity Forever with N.C. Teachers and School Employees!
Thousands of Public School Employees and Supporters send a Message to North Carolina Legislators
Statement by NC State AFL-CIO President MaryBe McMillan in Support of the May 1st Public Education Day of Action “We march to inspire citizens around the state to stand up and speak up because together we can make a difference.” — MaryBe McMillan (RALEIGH, May 1, 2019) — “Postal workers, electricians, nurses and other union […]
Public School Unions send solidarity for May 1
Yesterday was huge. Thousands of public school educators, bus drivers, custodians, cafeteria workers, social workers, counselors, coaches and other support staff – along with their supporters – flooded the streets of Raleigh. Again. But we didn’t just show up today. We organized. We held our legislators accountable and put them on record about their stance […]
The historic strikes and protests by teachers across the country aren’t over
We are humbled and grateful for the support of our sisters & brothers in the Chicago Teachers Union and the United Teachers Los Angeles for the upcoming #AllOutMay1 mobilization. The 26,000 members of the CTU and the 34,000 members of UTLA have helped lead the movement for stronger schools. We thank you for your leadership […]
Our Strength, Our Task, Our Future
Then educators worked hard to keep education at the forefront of last November’s general election, and through our advocacy, dozens of pro-public-education candidates were elected across the state. We helped break the eight-year Republican supermajority in the General Assembly, a body that was responsible for much of the education policy we marched against. We demonstrated our collective power and won big for our schools and for our children. But we’re not done yet.
Many of you have been thoughtfully asking, prodding, debating online, what are we going to do on May 16? And more importantly, what comes next? As the NCAE Organize 2020 Caucus, we’ve been exploring these same questions since our founding in 2013. We were inspired by the powerful organizing and social justice focus of the […]