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
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
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.