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Florida's working families have seen devastating flooding, rains, winds and destruction to their homes, possessions and livelihoods. Help them by contributing to the Florida AFL-CIO’s Worker Relief Fund today.

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Recent News

All affiliated union members are invited to the Dallas Central Labor Council Meeting

  • 7:30 PM, Third Thursday, October 19
  • 1408 N Washington, Dallas TX 75208
  • For more information: 214-826-4808

Everyone, union members or not, who is interested in working with labor is invited to the on-line meetings at 7 PM on Sunday evenings. Click this link:

https://join.freeconferencecall.com/genelantz19

Led by AFGE National Secretary Treasurer Joseph P. Flynn, the summit featured speakers and panelists who spoke about the great work done at the VA, the crucial need to fill the 49,000 vacancies nationwide, and the true cost of funneling more funds into the private, for-profit sector.

"We advocate for the worker nobody wants to build a labor movement everyone wants"

~ Mark York, Dallas AFL-CIO

The Dallas AFL-CIO has cancelled its benefit golf tournament in the face of the Gulf Coast tragedy and political challenges at the national, state, and local level. Even before our October 19 Central Labor Council meeting, working families will be taking action on threats to our standard of living and our very existence.

Some 275 volunteers – pilots, mechanics, flight attendants and other workers – took off from Newark International Airport on October 4 on a union-sponsored relief mission to hurricane-smashed Puerto Rico, the AFL-CIO announced. Some 50 unionized registered nurses, members of National Nurses United, flew in from San Francisco the day before to join the mission.

The unionists headed for the island commonwealth, whose 3.4 million residents lack power, food, drinkable water and other resources, two weeks after Hurricane Maria hit.