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Weekly Labor Legislative Update on the 87th Texas Legislature

The Texas AFL-CIO is celebrating the decision of workers at a Pilgrim’s Pride facility in Waco to speak up together through United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 540.

Weekly Labor Update on the 87th Texas Legislature

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Our union has kept me going. It has given me hope.
Being in a union means I have a voice. Whether it's regarding safety, pay or even work practices, my voice will be heard and that's one of the greatest rights I can think of.
"I proudly construct buildings in DFW. My union helped me better my immigration status and apply for U.S. Citizenship."
The labor movement means solidarity.
I believe plumbing and pipefitting experience gained through my local union allows me to make a living wage.
The labor movement is gaining momentum daily with each worker who realizes the power of collective strength.

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Texas AFL-CIO President Rick Levy posted this statement in response to a federal judge’s ruling today on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

In the latest of a series of labor mobilizations to support voting rights, busloads of union activists from the Gulf Coast Area Labor Federation (ALF) visited the Capitol to demand that their representatives and senators stop voter suppression during the special session of the Texas Legislature.

Texas AFL-CIO President Rick Levy issued this statement in response to reports that House Democrats are seeking to deny a quorum for considering voter suppression and other legislation.
Weekly Labor Update on the 87th Texas Legislature