The coronavirus is a catastrophe for low paid workers. With women filling the majority of these jobs, the tragedy of unemployment and the lack of adequate unemployment insurance will fall disproportionately on them. NC’s meager unemployment compensation program is both callous and bad for the economy. The NCGA must fix these deficiencies in unemployment compensation and improve situations for women and families with laws to help them survive the pandemic and beyond.
Events around the state starting 9/4/18, timed with the start of confirmation hearings of Judge Brett Kavanaugh for US Supreme Court. Kavanaugh is an extremist and would be devastating to all kinds of people and the environment. Link to action as well.
National figures are joining us in Chapel Hill for a campus showing of Equal Means Equal. Jessica Neuwirth (ERA Coalition), Eleanor Smeal (Feminist Majority Foundation/Ms. Magazine) and Nevada State Senator Pat Spearman are guest panelists for the Campus 4 ERA launch on Fri., Sept. 15, 2017. Details are below. The event is open to the public, free admission. More information on flyer.
Read more about Medicaid and the damage that Trumpcare will do in the following articles, among other places. Also no state would fare worse than North Carolina, where 1.3 million in NC could lose health insurance under Senate health plan.
Excellent program in Fayetteville about the damage of 2 bills of the many signed into law – HB 2 and HB318. These bills also effect wages, employment and immigration. HB 2 was never just about bathrooms and HB318 hurts many workers.
Read about what NC NOW and chapters did and pondered in the first few months of 2016, including how HB 2 is DISASTROUS for women, to status of SCOTUS, to our upcoming ERA event on 4/12/16, to a statement on what happened with Melissa Harris-Perry. Read on!
Pictures from Press Conference on why TPP is bad for people, over 40 organizations represented! Event was 2/4/16 in Durham.
Join a coalition of over 40 organizations at a public event in Durham to emphasize how harmful TPP is to women and the 99%.
Join Fayetteville NOW at its sixteenth annual Susan B. Anthony Birthday Reception! Thursday, Feb 25, in Fayetteville.
The TPP will cost American jobs, exacerbate income and wealth inequality and threaten U.S. environmental, public health and food safety laws and regulations. Please join us in opposition to TPP at the press conference on 2/3/16. Read more about it and take other action.