RELEASE: Labor Groups Strongly Support Upcoming Austin City Council Vote To Establish Wage Theft Prevention Ordinance￼
AUSTIN, TX — Today, Thursday, December 1st, the Austin City Council will vote on the Wage Theft Prevention Ordinance, which would amend City Code to combat wage theft.
Contact: Juan Benitez, email@example.com, (512) 466-9258 AUSTIN, TX — Workers Defense today announced that it has appointed Lizeth Chacón as its Co-Executive Director. In this new
Dear Workers Defense family, After a nationwide search, the Board of Workers Defense is excited to announce that Lizeth Chacón will become our next Co-Executive
Over the past six years, Ana Gonzalez has been an integral part of Workers Defense. She’s led with heart supporting our members at the Texas
As weather starts to cool in much of the country, the heat-baked cement and sweaty afternoons from this summer fade from collective memory. But activists and labor groups representing outdoor workers haven’t forgotten. They are pushing lawmakers and regulators to keep facing the heat.
Texas-based nonprofit Workers Defense Project went public Friday with the details of an unfair labor practice charge it filed with the National Labor Relations Board in February.
Oscar Torres has logged hours working at construction sites across Dallas-Fort Worth throughout the last seven years. Six times now, he hasn’t been rightfully paid, he said, losing upwards of $5,000.
For a full day, Jasmine’s father Gustavo Granillo went thirsty to draw attention to the death of his 25-year-old son Roendy Granillo and pressure the city to pass a water break mandate to protect construction workers from heat illnesses.