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The long process of screening political candidates continues. These Texas candidates are endorsed:

The Texas AFL-CIO Committee on Political Education (COPE) Conference was over at noon on January 21. We heard major labor and political leaders speak.

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The Dallas AFL-CIO Wishes you the Very best Easter weekend

april 22: Raffles, Fun, Drinks, Snacks - Tailgating

tailgating fun

On the evening of April 8, on the top floor of the library of University of Texas at Arlington, we celebrated the 50th anniversary of the largest labor history archives west of the Mississippi.

Dr Green and Thomas Cannaday

Jerrell Miller of the Communications Workers and Coalition of Black Trade Unionists gives us information on the NAACP's candidate selection process in Arlington.

The Dallas Mega March of April 8, 2017 had broader goals than the pro-immigrant march of 2006.

The march covered the street and took almost an hour to pass

Workers Will Make the Difference in Local Elections

Working families begin canvassing and phone banking operations at 9AM April 8th in the parking lot at 1408 N Washington. Everybody invited!

Battle Lines Drawn in City Election

Early voting begins in Dallas April 24, just three weeks away. Lorraine Montemayor, Political Director for the Dallas AFL-CIO, is calling all of labor’s members and supporters to action. The first day of canvassing and phone banking will be Saturday, April 8, beginning at 9 AM. Call 214-826-4808 to volunteer.

Our Sister Council in Tarrant County has a great deal going on. Jerrell Miller, a Communications Worker and President of the Fort Worth Midcities- Coalition Of Black Trade Unionists, reports on another big labor/community action:

NAACP and CBTU

Town Hall Meeting Is Critical

The Texas Legislature is posed to do some terrible things to working families in the near future, and several of them are linked to Dallas State Senator Don Huffines of Senate District 16 in Northeastern Dallas County. Among other things, Huffines has co-authored legislation that would severely injure unionism for public employees and undermine our public school system.