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Gov. Greg Abbott should revise Texas's ill-considered, inconsistent, and largely unenforceable rules for reopening the economy.

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

Congratulations to TWU, IBEW, IAM, NNU, AFSCME, TNG-CWA and UAW, which use up half the alphabet with several repeats in their acronyms, on an outstanding roll of organizing.
The labor movement has repeatedly done battle on the minimum wage and other fundamental labor rights with the big, powerful NRA.
Unions are not "third-party representation." They are the working people at a company who speak up together with one voice.

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.