In May, a western NC coffee shop became the first location in the state to form a labor union.
NC’s Labor Department and union leaders pledged to work together to improve worker safety and hold negligent companies responsible.
Starbucks employees in Charlotte rallied for a union this week, joining a growing movement for labor rights across the South and beyond.
Ella May Wiggins, a North Carolina textile worker, battled for all workers’ rights, establishing an early interracial labor union in the 1920s.
Coronavirus or not, some NC districts want students and teachers back. NCAE President Tamika Walker Kelly explains teachers' rights.
Meat plants are considered ‘critical infrastructure,’ but COVID-19's spread in North Carolina facilities raises labor concerns.
“Frontline workers like us are getting hit the hardest right now,” said one McDonald’s cook in Raleigh. “McDonald’s is calling itself an ‘essential business’ but isn’t providing us with the essential protections we need to be safe at work.”