Union, NAACP plan 3 Labor Day rallies across NC

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by Associated Press

WVEC.com

Posted on September 1, 2014 at 7:17 AM

Updated Monday, Sep 1 at 11:51 AM

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Union and civil rights leaders are joining together for a series of rallies and news conferences across North Carolina on Labor Day.

The #TalkUnion tour kicks off Monday morning in Raleigh, continues at noon in Greensboro and finishes in the afternoon in Charlotte.

North Carolina NAACP leader the Rev. William Barber and North Carolina AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer MaryBe McMillan plan to talk about how important labor unions should be in America.

This weekend, about two dozen clergy members spoke up for unions in their sermons.

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