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“I’m not anti-union, but I don’t really think we need them, right?” said Double Fine head Tim Schafer while hosting yesterday evening’s Game Developers Choice Awards in San Francisco. “We’re all great here and in this show. No one here is union and...” Then the stage lights went out.

“Oh, right,” said Schafer after the lights went out. “Except for the lighting crew. I forgot they’re all union.”

A four-year fight to expand overtime pay to millions of workers may soon be over. About 1.2 million workers will win and 2.8 million will lose.

The Department of Labor is scaling back an Obama-era rule that would have doubled the maximum salary for a worker to qualify for overtime pay, according to a proposed rule the agency sent to the Office of the Federal Register for public review.

The Dallas AFL-CIO Council will hold its regularly scheduled meeting Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. in the CWA Hall, 1408 N. Washington. We are fighting for everybody, and good fighting takes planning. We should be finalizing our Dallas mayoral and city council endorsements and announcing them right away. We'll discuss the Texas AFL-CIO 2019 scholarships and get an update on the national AFL-CIO Advisory Council meeting.