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Support for the labor movement is the highest in nearly half a century, yet only one in 10 workers are members of unions today. How can both be true?

Ivanka Trump took the stage at CES on Tuesday to muted reception. Forty minutes later, she left to robust applause.

After a quarter century of suffering under the failed North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and 18 months of hard-fought negotiations, the American Federation of Labor and

Below are links to PDFs (Picture Data Formatted) files of the Union Bug editions. As new editions are available we will include the links for your convenience.

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The following Locals are currently affiliated with the Beaver-Lawrence CLC, where available we have included the links to the website of the affiliate and in the event, we could not find a website but found that they had a Facebook page we included that link for your convenience.

Much of the American workplace has shut down, sending millions of employees home to wait out the coronavirus pandemic.

Please utilize the links to download, read, print and apply for the various scholarships available to the members of the affiliates in our jurisdiction. Read the eligibility closely, as each scholarship pamphlet is offered by a different organization, has different criteria for eligibility, and different deadlines. If you have any questions feel free to outreach to us at 814-360-8336 or [email protected].

North Carolina workers need a raise. For 11 consecutive years, the cost of living (food, rent, education, childcare) has increased causing our minimum wage to decline in value by 24 percent. Now, a person working full-time while making $7.25 an hour lives thousands of dollars below the federal poverty threshold.

Our Central Labor Council developed a brochure ( see the link below) that can be easily downloaded as a quick reference of the functions, Officers, Committees and their contacts, meeting schedule, legislators' information and much more.  If you are not already one of our delegates, after reviewing the brochure we hope you will be interested in joining us.