Workers Union at UNC (UE 150) Statement Condemning the UNC-Chapel Hill’s Honor Court Decision Against Our Sister, Maya Little

We, the rank-and-file members of the Workers Union at UNC (UE 150) condemn the UNC Chapel Hill’s Honor Court’s decision against our union sister, Maya Little, for her act of non-violent protest against the white supremacist monument known as Silent Sam.  Maya Little deserves no punishment. Her actions should not be charged as a violation, … Continue reading Workers Union at UNC (UE 150) Statement Condemning the UNC-Chapel Hill’s Honor Court Decision Against Our Sister, Maya Little

Statement in Support of the AFL-CIO’s Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC)

We, the rank-and-file members of UE 150 Workers Union at UNC, stand in solidarity with the AFL-CIO's Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC), the Southern Poverty Law Center, the American Civil Liberties Union, and all farmworkers as they celebrate their victory in a case to strike down the North Carolina Farm Act of 2017, which violated … Continue reading Statement in Support of the AFL-CIO’s Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC)

Workers Union Statement on UNC-Chapel Hill Declaring Condition 2 in response to Hurricane Florence

On September 10, 2018, in light of Hurricane Florence’s threat to the UNC-Chapel Hill campus, the University determined that it would move to Condition 2 starting at 5 p.m. Wednesday, September 12th and remain in Condition 2 through Sunday, September 16th. While the University encouraged “all students...to leave the Chapel Hill area,” in order to … Continue reading Workers Union Statement on UNC-Chapel Hill Declaring Condition 2 in response to Hurricane Florence

Coalition of Graduate Employee Unions Resolution in support of Maya Little, against Confederate statues, and in solidarity with Southern labor movements

Generations of anti-racist activists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) have called on campus administrators to remove the Confederate statue known as Silent Sam. The statue was funded by the United Daughters of the Confederacy, an organization that lauded confederate soldiers as “the real Klu Klux Klan.” In the statue’s 1913 … Continue reading Coalition of Graduate Employee Unions Resolution in support of Maya Little, against Confederate statues, and in solidarity with Southern labor movements