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.
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.
NOW Urges that Senator(s) filibuster the confirmation of Neil Gorsuch and, should a filibuster fail, vote “no”. Call your US Senator TODAY! Here is what you need to guide you – phone numbers and phone script.
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.
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%.
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.
What do you know about TPP? How may it affect you and your country? What can you do?
Companies are making millions and refusing to pay their employees for the employees work in too many cases. And the NC Dept of Labor is doing almost nothing to fix this – even though THEY HAVE THE POWER. Take Action!
NC NOW is participating in the Solidarity Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Press Conference on Thursday, April 16th at 10:00 a.m. in Nash Square, Raleigh, 27601. Learn why TPP is a bad idea, and how voting on TPP without being able to fix any part of it is a worse idea.