Labor organizers in the state are fighting to ensure workers are skilled tradespeople—not just exploited temps.
The win for worker advocates came unexpectedly—and may not last long.
As a Latina immigrant, Montserrat Garibay broke barriers in the Texas labor movement. Now she enters the national stage.
As COVID-19 devastates workers unable to stay home, families are left struggling for justice.
At the beginning of 2020, there were zero union papers in the Lone Star State. Soon, it seems, there will be three.
Kroger revoked its “Hero Pay” in May, while public health experts warn of COVID-19 surges as Texas reopens.
Domestic workers already lacked contracts, wage protections, and health care benefits. Then, the COVID-19 pandemic hit.
In Texas, grocery employees labor for low wages and few benefits. Now they’re part of a nationwide struggle in which workers are fighting for their lives.
A slow, patchwork response to COVID-19 has jeopardized worker safety for some of Texas’ lowest-paid public employees.
While white collar professionals work remotely, and laid-off service workers seek unemployment, construction laborers are still reporting to job sites.