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Today is Day 53 of the regular session of the 86th Texas Legislature. 87 days to go.

Today is Day 46 of the 140-day regular session of the 86th Texas Legislature.

Today is Day 39 of the 140-day regular session of the 86th Texas Legislature.

Today is Day 32 of the 140-day regular session of the 86th Texas Legislature.

Today is Day 25 of the 140-day regular session of the 86th Texas Legislature.

Today is Day 18 of the 140-day regular session of the 86th Texas Legislature.

Last week, the Texas Young Active Labor Leaders (YALL) hosted their second biennial YALL Summit in Austin. Nearly 250 young labor leaders, union activists, and community allies joined together to chart the course of the labor movement in Texas and beyond.

 Today is Day 11 of the 140-day regular session of the 86thTexas Legislature.

On behalf of the Texas AFL-CIO, a federation of public and private-sector labor unions, I am here to submit oral testimony that supplements the public comments we have submitted on the proposed unemployment insurance rules relating to the so-called “gig economy last month. Specifically, we wish to object to the proposed rules for amending Chapter 815 of the Texas Administrative Code in their entirety.