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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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Texas AFL-CIO President Rick Levy and Secretary-Treasurer Leonard Aguilar roundly criticized SB 14, approved tentatively today by the Texas Senate, which would cut off the ability of local governments to set minimal standards affecting workplaces.
The Texas AFL-CIO today called for defeat of SB 29, a measure reminiscent of the infamous “bathroom bill” that would require public school students to participate in sports based on the gender listed on their birth certificates.
HB 6, a hearing on which was cut off in the House Elections Committee today, piles legal intimidation upon voter suppression and must be stopped.
The Texas AFL-CIO today called out Republican leadership efforts to approve bills that would have the effect of discouraging voting in Texas.
Leonard Aguilar, a San Antonio plumber with outstanding leadership and legislative advocacy experience in the unionized Texas building trades, has been elected Secretary-Treasurer of the Texas AFL-CIO.
In a vibrant display of public art, the state federation headquarters is featuring 13-foot-tall artistic renderings of two union women who have worked heroically through the COVID-19 pandemic.