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Volunteers will be visiting union members at their homes on Saturday.

Dallas labor will start early and stay late for the 2020 elections. Union activists will be screening dozens of candidates beginning at 8 AM on Saturday, January 11, at 1408 N Washington.

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Mark York, principal officer of the Dallas AFL-CIO, invites all of our endorsed candidates to join us in this year's Martin Luther King march. 

Labor and civil rights work together because we belong together

The developers of a train that would travel nearly half the speed of sound and get passengers from New York to Washington, D.C., in about an hour signed a memorandum of understanding to only use union labor on the project.

Under the agreement, all work on the project will be done by members of unions that form the building trades, including the IBEW. In return, the unions commit to active involvement in bringing the project to fruition said Kirk Brungard, executive director of the Baltimore-D.C. Building Trades.

Dallas Labor Promotes Unity

The Dallas AFL-CIO consistently calls for unity within our progressive movement during elections and all year around.

Keith Ellison speaks for the DNC

A decade ago or so, the nonpartisan Tax Policy Center and the liberal-leaning Center on Budget and Policy Priorities estimated that making the Bush tax cuts permanent — rather than letting them expire in 2010 — would increase the after-tax income of people earning $1 million or more up to 7 percent, an order of magnitude more than it would increase the size of the economy in the long term.

Communications Workers led a rally at Senator Cruz's office on Hall Street on December 7. Dallas AFL-CIO and other groups backed them in demanding a "no" vote on the Republican tax giveaway and budget cut bill now in the reconciliation process.

These days, it’s hard to keep straight all of Congress’ efforts to build plutocracy — the further consolidation of the power of the richest Americans at the expense of the rest of us. 

With the Senate passing a multi-trillion dollar job-killing giveaway of our tax dollars to the people and companies who need it least, you might have missed the bill moving through the Senate to deregulate Wall Street and consumer finance. 

The problem in America is that the wealthy are enriching themselves while pushing the rest of us down.

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About two dozen candidates received a cordial welcome at the Dallas AFL-CIO Central Labor Council meeting on November 16, but only State Representative Roberto Alonzo received two standing ovations!