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Congratulations to Zeph Capo, who was recently elected President of the Texas American Federation of Teachers at the union's convention. Capo began work at the union yesterday.

Plumbers in Texas scored a significant win today when a bill written to dissolve the board regulating licensing of workers in the trade was amended to postpone the effective date for two years.

The U.S. Senate wisely chose not to roll back basic labor protections like the minimum wage and overtime pay for workers on Native American reservations.

Women and African Americans are more likely to be subjected to forced arbitration over workplace disputes than other groups, the Economic Policy Institute reports.