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Rally and March for Fair Trade!

"fair trade not free trade"

DFW area workers speak out about job losses due to outsourcing! Over 300 in Grand Prairie are now awaiting their fate!

North Texas Jobs with Justice, Communication Workers of America Local 6215, Teamsters Local 745, UAW Local 848, Dallas AFL-CIO Young Workers Council, Texas Organizing Project, Texas Fair Trade Coalition Dallas Sierra Club, Dallas Move-On invite you to a press conference at the corner of N Olive and Woodall Rodgers Freeway Service Road (2012 block) in Klyde Warren Park (south east corner near stage) AT 11:30 AM ON JANUARY 31, 2014.


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AFL-CIO Selects Candidates

Dallas delegates joined 350 Texas labor leaders and guests January 25-26 in endorsing a slate of candidates for the coming elections. Wendy Davis and Letitia Van de Putte led the list.

Governor - Wendy Davis
Lieutenant Governor - Leticia Van de Putte
U.S. Senate - No endorsement
Attorney General - Sam Houston
Comptroller - Mike Collier
Land Commissioner - John Cook
Agriculture Commissioner - Hugh Fitzsimons
Texas Railroad Commission, Place 2 - Steve Brown
Texas Supreme Court, Place 1 - Bill Moody
Texas Supreme Court, Place 6 - No position
Texas Supreme Court, Place 7 - Gina Benavides
Texas Supreme Court, Place 8 - No position
Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 3 - No position
Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 4 - No position
Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 9-No position


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Deadline for Scholarship Applications is Now!

WHO MAY APPLY: Members or children of members of local unions or children whose legal guardians are members of local unions that are affiliated with the Texas AFL-CIO and the local Central Labor Council. Applicants must be high school seniors who are planning to attend a university, college or technical institute in the summer or fall term.

Application forms are available from your Central Labor Council or the Texas AFL-CIO Education Department - P. O. Box 12727, Austin, Texas 78711. THE POSTMARK DEADLINE FOR APPLYING IS FRIDAY, JANUARY 31, 2014.


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Know Your Rights About Workers Compensation