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As Greg Abbott prepares to announce a plan to restart the Texas economy during the coronavirus pandemic, the Texas AFL-CIO today called for consideration of essential ingredients to ensure the safety and well-being of working people and make it more likely that the state will not need to revert to stay-at-home orders.

The Texas AFL-CIO officers and staff love bookstores, but of all the bookstores in Texas, our clear favorite is BookPeople, the renowned independent book seller in Austin.

President Rick Levy talks with Gulf Coast Area Labor Federation Executive Director Hany Khalil about the role of Central Labor Councils in Texas duing this global healthcare crisis, highlighting wins for frontline workers in Houston, TX. 

We have compiled a centralized list of general resources related to COVID-19. 

We know hardworking Texans are struggling. Here is helpful quick tip sheet on utility bills during the worldwide healthcare crisis.

Texas AFL-CIO President Rick Levy issued this statement after the Texas Workforce Commission and Gov. Greg Abbott decided to waive waiting periods and work-search requirements for Texans who lose their jobs because of the coronavirus.
Texas AFL-CIO President Rick Levy issued this statement after the Texas Workforce Commission and Gov. Greg Abbott decided to waive waiting periods and work-search requirements for Texans who lose their jobs because of the coronavirus.