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At long last, a broad cross-section of America is saying, again and again, "We are in this together." Unions have long known that when we speak together and act together with one voice, we gain power. As working people heed warnings based on science, we all gain power to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

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.

Today is Day 4 of the 140-day regular session of the 86thTexas Legislature.