Dallas AFL-CIO Council


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The battlefront for working families is wide. The Dallas AFL-CIO fights in every arena.

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Organized labor managed an increasingly rare feat on Monday — a political victory — when its allies turned back a Senate measure aimed at rolling back labor rights on tribal lands.

The legislation, called the Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act, would have exempted enterprises owned and operated by Native American tribes from federal labor standards, even for employees who were not tribal citizens.

Labor Council Meets Thursday

The regular 3rd Thursday meetings of the Dallas AFL-CIO continue to get more exciting every month. On April 19 at 7:30 PM, working families will finalize their endorsements for the May 22 runoff election, study how to win the school board election for candidate Bernadette Nuttall, and dig into the gigantic campaign to win paid sick leave for all workers.

Mike Siegel’s campaign for the 10th Congressional District of Texas has recognized a union to represent its campaign workers, joining a growing movement of political campaigns with unionized staff.