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About 650 members of USW Local 13-243 in Beaumont, Texas, reported for work and were turned away by ExxonMobil on May 1, 2021, when the company's unfair labor practice lockout began.
The company has insisted on concessions in bargaining that will undermine safety, job security, and seniority rights and place the community at risk to accomplish these goals. 
Although they are on the front lines fighting for a fair contract, in this fight against corporate greed, they need our support now more than ever. 
The company has cut off their paychecks, but let’s show ExxonMobil that they can never cut off the solidarity and support of the labor movement in Texas.  
We will be raising funds to donate to the members of USW 13-243, gathering toys/food, and taking it all to Beaumont during the week of Christmas. 

Join us. We are the future of the Texas Labor Movement. 

A banner at the 46th annual meeting of the American Legislative Exchange Council at the JW Marriott in downtown Austin featured a photo of Vice President Mike Pence with the quote: "I was for ALEC

58 UNITE HERE-represented airline catering workers and their supporters, including Texas Young Active Labor Leaders Chair Angi DeFelippo and other members of TX YALL, were arrested on Tuesday morning after participating in a nonviolent act of civil disobedience outside of American Airlines’ new corporate headquarters.

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"Whitney Yax has been working for the labor movement for more than six years. In her role as an organizer for Communications Workers of America District 1, which represents 150,000 members in the Northeast, she helps new members get involved in their unions.

In their complaint — which was submitted to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the federal agency that enforces civil rights laws against workplace discrimination, on Wednesday — the players requested an investigation of U.S. Soccer.