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, firstname.lastname@example.org, (512) 466-9258 AUSTIN, TX — Workers Defense today announced that it has appointed Lizeth Chacón as its Co-Executive Director. In this new role, she will co-lead Worker Defense Project and Workers Defense Action Fund into its next phase of building power for low-wage construction workers in partnership with Emily Timm, the organization’s […]
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 Director, joining current Co-Executive Director and Co-Founder Emily Timm in leadership. In our search for a leader to steward our family of organizations, we centered our members’ collective vision of […]
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 Legislature and taken on tremendous fights to move the needle forward in policies that improve the lives of construction workers throughout the state. After six incredible years and victories for […]