Labor News

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Texas teachers protest misuse of pension fund

DALLAS - Texas teachers added their voices to the worldwide outrage over attacks against retirees at a rally here on October 25.

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Chavez-Thompson energizes labor

The governor's race may get the highest media profile and the most campaign donations, but it's Linda Chavez-Thompson for Texas Lieutenant Governor that really puts fire underneath union activists.

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In Texas, $18 billion in hole, yet governor lives luxury life

DALLAS -- While the Republicans hold their convention here, the Texas AFL-CIO held a press conference to highlight that these "fiscal conservatives" have dropped the state into an $18 billion deficit hole.

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Texas nurses vote to join union

More than 1,900 registered nurses at five Texas hospitals have voted to join the National Nurses Organizing Committee-Texas (NNOC-Texas).

Texas nurses go union

HOUSTON -- More than 1,900 registered nurses at five Texas hospitals have voted to unionize by joining the National Nurses Organizing Committee.

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Texas labor isn’t waiting

A particular target for Texas trade unionists is anti-worker Republican Gov. Rick Perry, who continues to embarrass his state before the nation by defending BP.

Republican tent narrows in Texas

The Texas primary election of March 2 revealed a continuing Republican shift to the right while Democrats positioned themselves as the "big tent" party of diversity for the general election in November.

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Labor’s own runs for high office

DALLAS -- Working people in Texas are excited about the campaign of Linda Chavez-Thompson for lieutenant governor.

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Texas labor calls for quick action on jobs

AUSTIN, Texas - Labor leaders from across the state, meeting here last weekend, gave their biggest applause when speakers talked about government action to end sky-high unemployment.

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Labor struggle at Grand Hyatt is our fight too

A community volunteer tells why he's helping workers at San Antonio's Grand Hyatt fight for their right to a union - and why you should too.

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