Dallas AFL-CIO Council

 

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Recent News

Voting has begun in the 2021 local elections. A good turnout would help affirm democracy at a time when it is clearly under assault. Your labor movement entreats you to join the Good Guys in the fight. Contact [email protected] for instructions and any training you might need.

Once activists begin helping, they may often set their own schedules.

Lisa Pedersen of Revere, Massachusetts, has been a United Steelworkers (USW) member for 34 years. As “the first girl in [her] area” when she started as a gas leak investigator and repair person for the National Grid, Pedersen is used to being a leader. She is now a “working leader” at the National Grid, and her union loyalty and leadership instincts have particularly shone during the past couple of years.

Today, the AFL-CIO and GBAO released a nationwide poll of registered voters that found more than three-quarters of Americans support workers’ efforts to organize a union at the Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama. The findings come days after voting closed in the organizing drive and demonstrate a significant rise in public support.