Coronavirus Exposes NC Unemployment Benefit Cruelty, Worse Burden on Women

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.

Guess who is coming to Chapel Hill on 9/15/17!

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.

Take Action on SCOTUS Nominee Neil Gorsuch NOW

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.

The State of Discrimination: the Impact of HB2 and HB318

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.

Show Your OPPOSITION to TPP! Press Conference 2/3/16

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.

Take Action: Tell our Labor Commissioner to DO HER JOB! (2015)

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!