Dallas AFL-CIO Council

 

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The labor movement is working nonstop to ensure workers devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic receive the protections and support needed during this challenging time. Get involved and make sure the needs of working people are heard.

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“It’s the labor movement that is protecting workers today,” Mark York of Dallas AFL-CIO said on March 26. That same day, it was announced that the United States had become the epicenter of the worldwide pandemic. The President of the United States was lining up politicians to push people back to work. The Attorney General of Texas said publicly that we should let older people die.

Much of the American workplace has shut down, sending millions of employees home to wait out the coronavirus pandemic.

Texas AFL-CIO President Rick Levy issued this statement after the Texas Workforce Commission and Gov. Greg Abbott decided to waive waiting periods and work-search requirements for Texans who lose their jobs because of the coronavirus.