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Labor Rally at the Capitol

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Tue, 01/08/2013 - 11:30am to 1:00pm

DEFENDING THE PUBLIC GOOD - FAIR PAY FOR PUBLIC WORKERS The Texas State Employees Union is organizing a rally on the first day of the 2013 Legislative session to welcome back representatives and remind them that public services and public employees are worth fighting for. There is potential for severe cuts to state services and state workers in this year’s session. Union members and supporters also will deliver informational packets to legislators inside.

Location: south side of Texas State Capitol, 11th and Congress, Austin

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Privatization: Is UT the Next Target?

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Thu, 11/01/2012 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

 

Thursday, November 1, 5-6:30 pm

Privatization: Is UT the Next Target?

This summer, Texas A&M University outsourced its maintenance, landscaping, food service, and custodial departments. Touted as a cost-saving measure, this privatization eliminated about 1,600 university employee jobs and has resulted in higher food costs for students.

Will the University of Texas be next? It’s important to build a movement of organized university workers that can respond to any privatization plans.

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International Workers Day Rally and March

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Tue, 05/01/2012 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

 

Tuesday, May 1, 6 pm

International Workers Day Rally and March

A coalition of groups representing community activists, labor unions, and immigrant rights organizations are coming together to rally for international workers’ day. 

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