June Park, Staff Writer
November 20, 2015
“We are a nation of laws,” said North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory, before signing House Bill 318. “No politician should choose which laws to obey and which laws not to obey, and this includes immigration law.”
The Protect North Carolina Workers Act was signed on Oct. 28, pacifying some but rousing others.
As its name suggests, the law is an attempt to help the workers of North Carolina by outlawing any type of sanctuary ordinance which interferes with the federal immigration policies.
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Lily Lou, News Editor
November 20, 2015
In 270 cities across the United States, including Greensboro, protesters held up signs with slogans like “Show Me $15 And A Union” and “I Am On Strike To Raise Up The South.”
This was part of a nationwide protest on Nov. 10 organized by Raise Up for $15, an organization demanding a raise in the minimum wage from $7.25 to $15 an hour.
“We’ll call on corporations like McDonald’s to stop paying wages so low that we can’t make ends meet,” said the “Greensboro Worker Rally for $15 and Union Rights” Facebook event. “We’ll continue to stand up for our right to stick together in a union.
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By Nicole Barnard, Staff Writer Imagine this: your spouse went off to fight for the National Guard and died in … Continue reading Eight States, One Problem: No IDs for Same-Sex National Guard Couples
Photos by Sara Minsky On Saturday, February 9 we went to Historic Thousand’s on Jones Street (HKonJ). This is the … Continue reading Historic Thousands on Jones Street
December 10th, 4:30 pm 3101 Yanceyville Street, Greensboro, NC Come Support farmworkers! Tell Kangaroo to pressure Reynolds! To honor International … Continue reading Event: Support North Carolina Farmworkers
By Justyn Melrose, Staff Writer Underneath Mary Hobbs Hall at Guilford College, the Greenleaf Coffee Co-operative thrives. While it is … Continue reading Getting to know the Greenleaf, your local coffee cooperative
Bryan Dooley, Senior Writer Unpaid workers, organized protest, and a victory — all in a couple day’s work for the Greensboro … Continue reading One Big Union: Industrial Workers of the World Opens Chapter in Greensboro