Dallas AFL-CIO Council

 

For really serious study, the labor history archives on the top floor of the librar

Participants at the Dallas Central Labor Council meeting on February 15 were overcome with grieving for our sister Gwen York.

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Please consider a donation to the Texas Workers Relief Fund, overseen by the Texas AFL-CIO. The fund provides direct help to working families in need in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. While we cannot make anyone whole, the Texas Workers Relief Fund sends a message of solidarity and the knowledge that working people affected by this disaster are supported by Brothers and Sisters across the nation. Go to the link: www.texasaflcio.org/donate

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Recent News

Last week the German metalworkers’ union, IG Metall, arguably one of the world’s most powerful unions, showed that unions have the power to shape their future workplaces.  

IG Metall negotiated a precedent-setting collective-bargaining agreement that privileges working conditions over wages. It won its key demand that workers have the right to reduce their working week from 35 to 28 hours for a period of up to two years in order to care for family members.

Organized labor finally got its chance to be heard in the debate about how Connecticut can do a better job competing for business and improving its crisis-prone state finances.

Campaign block walking and phone banking begin at 10AM on Saturday, February 10, from 1408 N Washington. Labor is starting early and hitting hard!

When we fight, we win. Today's battle is the primary elections on March 6, and labor's activists are already in the trenches!