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Each week, we take a look at the biggest friends and foes of labor. We celebrate the workers winning big and small battles, and we shame the companies or people trying to deny working people their rights. Read more >>>

  The Texas AFL-CIO has expressed disappointment in a tie Supreme Court vote that delays justice for undocumented working people and Dreamers.

  In a news release, Texas AFL-CIO President John Patrick declared the fight is not over and the Texas labor movement will continue to advocate for comprehensive immigration reform and equal justice for all working people.

 

  Because of logistical difficulties at the State Democratic Convention in San Antonio, Texas AFL-CIO President John Patrick's planned speech was scrubbed.

  But you can read it here. Patrick lauds cities that have taken actions in support of working people and goes after presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.

Every week, we bring you a roundup of the top news and commentary about issues and events important to working families. Here’s this week’s Working People Weekly List. Read more >>>

  The Texas AFL-CIO welcomes a newly affilated local union of the International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers.

  The Texas AFL-CIO is looking for a Digital Strategist. The job posting is below.

  The Texas AFL-CIO Committee on Political Education (COPE) has posted its list of congressional and legislative endorsements for the 2016 election cycle. 

  The COPE previously announced statewide endorsed candidates. Congressional and legislative endorsements posted today are the product of Central Labor Council (CLC) processes across the state. The CLC endorsements have been adopted by the Texas AFL-CIO COPE by action of the Texas AFL-CIO COPE Convention held in January. 

   An endorsement requires a two-thirds vote. 

  COPE is the political arm of the Texas AFL-CIO, a state labor federation of more than 235,000 affiliated union members who advocate for working people in Texas. 

  “The candidates on the Texas AFL-CIO COPE endorsement list can be counted on to pursue a raising wages agenda in Texas,” Texas AFL-CIO President John Patrick said. “The Texas AFL-CIO COPE is engaging in grass-roots operations to turn out our members’ votes on behalf of  our endorsed candidates.”

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Union members have been helping out Flint, Michigan, residents during its water crisis. Read the full article>>>

The 2015 Texas AFL-CIO Scholarship Program Winners are listed below. For photos, see the June 2015 issue of the Texas AFL-CIO Labor News. Read more >>>

Learn more about the attack on pensions and how you can pledge to stop it! Read more >>>

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