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The Texas AFL-CIO today blasted Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick for deploying ‘Great Replacement” rhetoric in his claim on Fox News that Democrats are supporting an “invasion” of the country by immigrants for political purposes.
Texas AFL-CIO Labor Legislative Update - Special Session Edition
Texas AFL-CIO Digital Strategist Mark Maldonado has resigned from the Texas AFL-CIO to pursue a new opportunity, but not before having greatly expanded the state labor federation's online capacity.
Texas AFL-CIO Labor Legislative Update - Special Session Edition

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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.
Across Texas, the labor movement is celebrating Saturday’s election victory by Communications Workers of America (CWA) member Robin Donatta Mouton in a runoff for Mayor of Beaumont.
The Texas AFL-CIO applauded today’s U.S. Supreme Court decision rejecting Texas’s attempt to overturn the Affordable Care Act.

The Texas AFL-CIO, Dallas AFL-CIO and allies hosted a friendly, wide-ranging meeting today at Central Labor Council headquarters with U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh and U.S. Rep. Colin Allred, D-Dallas.

Topics included the PRO Act, the American Rescue Plan, voting rights and other labor-related matters. Attendees saw first-hand that a powerfully pro-union President appointed a full-throated advocate for working families to his Cabinet.