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Workers Defense in the News
Construction workers who toiled on one of Tesla’s sprawling so-called gigafactories will file a complaint and a case referral with the federal Department of Labor on Tuesday detailing exploitative work conditions they say they experienced while building the plant.
In Austin, the Workers Defense Project distributed food, water, and donations to immigrant communities after the city faced an unusual winter storm.
The state leads the nation in workplace injuries and deaths. It’s workers of color on unregulated construction sites who fare the worst.
Harris County, Texas, is poised to create an ‘Essential Workers Board’ to help shape local policy.