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Lorraine Birabil gained labor’s endorsement at the Cental Labor Council meeting on September 19.

A major topic of the Dallas AFL-CIO Central Labor Council meeting on the third Thursday, September 19, will be how to win the strike at General Motors

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Everything Is Underway or Being Planned!

If you missed the Dallas AFL-CIO Central Labor Council meeting on February 16, you can check the furious list of upcoming events below. Marches, rallies, pickets, and lobbying campaigns are being planned everywhere! Some of the events are beginning to cross over from protests to activities that actually affect the economy. The general strikes being called today are the first ones in America since 1947!

Dallas County Stands for Solidarity

Dallas County Commissioners Court

On February 7, after hearing from Dallas AFL-CIO Political Director Lorraine Montemayor and a host of religious and community leaders, the Dallas Commissioners Court voted 4-1 for a resolution welcoming everyone, including immigrants and refugees, to our county.

The Fight Gets Hotter

America's unions are facing unprecedented attacks.  As this is written, national AFL-CIO is working desperately to prevent the confirmation of anti-worker executive Andrew Puzder as Secretary of Labor. We're fighting efforts to create a national "right to work/scab" bill. We're fighting national and state efforts to undermine public sector unions. We're working against racist efforts to divide us with anti-immigrant/refugee Executive Actions.

The fight is on, and the current battlefield is Terminal D at DFW Airport.

1000 demonstrate at DFW -- photo by Elaine Lantz

Mark York: "We Will Not Be Divided!"

Together, working people have great power. Separately, not so much.

Immigration press conference

Dallas AFL-CIO is part of a coalition that defends the rights of schoolchildren.

Join Us in Defending School Children

We are asking everyone to sign our resolution defending undocumented children who have the right to defend Dallas schools without fear. It is printed below. 

Stand Up for Beliefs of Martin Luther King Jr!

Dr King stood up for working people

Working people are asked to turn out for the Dallas labor contingent in the Martin Luther King Jr march and parade. It will begin at 10 AM but line up starts at 8 AM on Cleveland street/ MLK Jr. Blvd.