Dallas AFL-CIO Council

 

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The November 18 meeting of the Dallas AFL-CIO Central Labor Council revealed that labor is in an unprecedented activity boom.

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NYT: How did you get your start in the labor movement?

Liz Shuler: I came up through the IBEW [International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers]. My father was a union member and worked for PGE [an Oregon utility]. Clerical workers were not in a union, and my mother and I were organizing them. PGE was a study in the difference a union can make: Power linemen were respected and made good wages, and nonunion clerical workers were not listened to and didn’t have a voice.

The Dallas AFL-CIO Central Labor Council will meet "In Real Life" at 7:30PM on Thursday, November 18, at 1408 N Washington. All members of affiliated unions are invited. All through the pandemic, labor never missed a meeting because we switched to ZOOM and met on-line.  The labor movement is too important to miss!

North Texans have an opportunity to support the Texas Climate Jobs Project on Monday night in Fort Worth. The organization springs from the Texas AFL-CIO. The Sierra Club and the United Auto Workers are also sponsoring the Town Hall meeting at 6:30 PM in the Machinists Lodge, 7711 Clifford Street.