North Carolina is a major corridor for freight lines, and a strike would have made existing supply-line disruptions even worse across the state and nationally.
In May, a western NC coffee shop became the first location in the state to form a labor union.
The PRO-Act passed the US House in March, and every NC Republican member of Congress voted against it
NC’s Labor Department and union leaders pledged to work together to improve worker safety and hold negligent companies responsible.
North Carolina has historically been unfriendly toward unions. But it’s where Vice President Kamala Harris came to call for more union jobs as the nation rebuilds from the pandemic.
Three workers say a Raleigh Bojangles didn't tell them coworker tested positive for coronavirus, but store owners deny it.
Nurses at Mission Health in Asheville, North Carolina want a union. The pandemic only makes them more certain that one is necessary.