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The Dallas AFL-CIO encourages joining with the Texas State Employees Union (TSEU-CWA) in demanding justice after being cut from the budget by the last Texas legislative session.

The Dallas AFL-CIO just had its best Labor Day breakfast ever! Jason Tomlinson, who worked with Lewis Fulbright to make the entire event happen, said that we had sold every ticket!

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The Dallas AFL-CIO, the very center of the progressive movement, will discuss strategies and make plans beginning at 7:30PM Thursday, June 20, at 1408 N Washington. All the members of all the affiliated unions are invited. 

Trends will be analyzed. Scheduled activities will be promoted. Further work will be generated.

Environmentalists and democracy activists are asking Governor Abbott to veto House Bill 3557. This dangerous legislation may severely limit our right to protest. Buses are being organized around the state to go to Austin on Saturday, June 15. The Dallas bus leaves at 8 AM from 9125 Diceman Drive.

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When AFSCME member Deborah Van Horn was unable to work due to health issues, she turned to Union Plus for financial help. As a Union Plus Credit Cardholder, she was eligible to apply for the Union Plus Disability Grant.

As Pride Month is recognized around the world this year, the rainbow-hued celebration will be colored by hope, fear for the future, and reverence for the queer liberation movement’s radical past.

Mexico didn’t foist NAFTA on the United States, despite President Donald Trump’s constant claims that the U.S. loses “so much money” on the deal. We did it to ourselves, and we did it deliberately.

Corporations wanted to create in Mexico a low-wage haven where they could shift production, expecting us to happily buy the imported goods built with cheap Mexican labor—while exporting our jobs.

President Trump ran for office as a champion of American workers and a friend of labor unions, but his administration has systematically favored employers at the expense of workers.

Dallas labor and our allies will throw ourselves into the final push to make history in the June 8 election. If we get the turnout, we can expect victories for the key candidates for working families:

Labor fights to win local elections because we can improve the lives of working families. Recently in Dallas, we have won sick leave for working families and rest breaks for construction workers. Republicans in the Texas Legislature tried hard to end local control so that such advances could be stopped, but they failed!