Dallas AFL-CIO Council

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Your Dallas labor movement intends to win the May 24 runoff elections. Organizer Marilyn Davis has scheduled door-to-door canvassing for Saturday, May 7.

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North Texas labor has two picnics for International Workers Day on May 1. Tarrant celebrates 12-3PM at Randol Mill Park, 1901 W Randol Mill Rd in Arlington. The Dallas Steelworkers are hosting us 2-6PM at Lake Cliff Park, 1100 Crawford (and Zang). County Judge Clay Jenkins and Reverend Doctor Frederick Haynes III are scheduled to speak around 2:30PM.

Dallas AFL-CIO Central Labor Council held another “hybrid” meeting with about half the participants in the room and the other half on line. Instead of using a loudspeaker next month, they decided to investigate getting a big TV that can be connected to a laptop. A TV would allow all the “in real life” participants to see as well as hear the “on-line” ones.

Liz Shuler is the first woman ever elected president of the AFL-CIO.

She took over a time when the world of work has been turned upside down.

Union organizing is happening in some unexpected places, and sometimes in ways that disrupt the traditional union playbook.