Take Action

Take Action

Sign our petition urging the Governor and members of the North Carolina General Assembly to reconsider the changes to unemployment insurance that have made it harder to access and less able to provide the temporary wage replacement needed to stabilize the economy. Take action today!

Share and Learn More

Have you, or someone you know, been impacted by the UI changes? Your experiences and challenges should be heard by our leaders in North Carolina so that they understand: supporting unemployed workers is critical to the state’s economic recovery. We want to hear the stories of unemployed workers who can speak to the importance of unemployment insurance. Click here for more information. .

Letters to the Editor

Writing a letter to the editor to your local newspaper is a great way to get our message out that the unemployment insurance system is critical to North Carolina’s workers and the economy. To get tips on how to write a successful LTE, talking points, and to report back about an LTE you have written to your local paper about the need to protect unemployment insurance, visit our Letters to the Editor page.

In Action

In 2013, we partnered with Working America to collect nearly 400 letters to North Carolina lawmakers urging them to keep our unemployment insurance system strong. Watch the video documenting this effort below.

If you are an organization and are interested in joining our efforts and lending your name to this campaign, please contact Bill Rowe at bill@ncjustice.org