Songs for Justice 2021

Music makes a movement. Join us as a united community THIS Saturday 11/20 to celebrate the history of FLOC’s resistance and support the fight for justice. Enjoy an uplifting night of historic protest songs, and celebrate the power of music as resistance and joy. #UniteForFarmworkers

FEDERAL COURT RULING A MAJOR VICTORY FOR FLOC AND FARMWORKER RIGHTS

In a historic win for farmworkers and organized labor, FLOC and its allies overturned part of North Carolina’s Farm Act earlier this month. A federal court struck down part of the state law that would have stripped farmworkers and their union of their rights to bargain for voluntary union recognition in settling legal claims. This …

UPDATE ON STOP CORRUPT CONTRACTORS CAMPAIGN

H2A Labor Contractors are a critical issue in agriculture across the nation. From North Carolina to Ohio, contractors are taking union jobs and allowing abuse to run rampant. We are reiterating its support for a moratorium on the approval of visas for farm labor contractors in the H2A “guestworker program” as a report by the …

Big Tobacco and US Dept. of Labor Collaborate to Support Abusive Employers in Agriculture Farmworker Union Opens Anti-Corruption Campaign

Raleigh, NC- On Thursday October 22 a delegation of H2A guestworkers, members of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee deliver a petition to the Trump Labor Department calling for them to “do their job” after a case has been lingering in the government bureaucracy for over a year, as part of the launch of a new …

Call to Action for Police Reform

On October 3rd a full and overflowing crowd gathered in a big top tent and almost 200 people tuned in virtually for the Black/Brown Unity Coalition (BBUC) Peace Rally. At the end of 2017, the BBUC came together and signed a historic and groundbreaking Code of Conduct agreement with the Toledo Police Department that brought …

President Velasquez & Secretary Treasurer Christiana Wagner at Our Border With the AFL-CIO

10. 31.2019 El Paso, Texas & Juarez, Mexico – President Baldemar Velasquez and our Secretary Treasurer Christian Velasquez were part of a delegation of the AFL-CIO who traveled to the El Paso massacre site to pay their respects and to see in-person the situation at the Border. It is no surprise to anyone to hear …