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Weekly Labor Legislative Update on the 87th Texas Legislature

The Texas AFL-CIO is celebrating the decision of workers at a Pilgrim’s Pride facility in Waco to speak up together through United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 540.

Weekly Labor Update on the 87th Texas Legislature

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Texas AFL-CIO President Rick Levy posted this statement in response to a federal judge’s ruling today on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

In the latest of a series of labor mobilizations to support voting rights, busloads of union activists from the Gulf Coast Area Labor Federation (ALF) visited the Capitol to demand that their representatives and senators stop voter suppression during the special session of the Texas Legislature.

Texas AFL-CIO President Rick Levy issued this statement in response to reports that House Democrats are seeking to deny a quorum for considering voter suppression and other legislation.
Weekly Labor Update on the 87th Texas Legislature
Gov. Greg Abbott’s ill-advised decision to cancel $300-a-week federal Unemployment Insurance benefits on Saturday will take desperately needed funds from hundreds of thousands of workers along with many Texas businesses that are still being slammed by the pandemic.
The Texas AFL-CIO is delighted over the news that our President, Rick Levy, has been inducted into the 2021 class of the Texas Labor Management Conference Hall of Fame.