Many of the janitors employed by big corporations such as Exxon Mobil, Chevron, Shell, Penzoil, Centerpoint Energy, and Reliant, do not make enough to provide food for their families.
Construction companies are cheating the state out of as much as $175 million a year, according to a commentary by the Texas AFL-CIO.
A UAW local filed labor charges against giant military contractor Bell Helicopter for "an attempt to weaken and eliminate the union."
North Texans are following a national trend toward bringing union culture back into the American consciousness.
Whistle-blower nurses from Winkler County, Texas, won a victory with the conviction of County Sheriff Robert Roberts.
Labor leaders in Texas came together to renew the call for jobs, livable wages, human services and democratic reforms for state workers and workers across the nation.
Labor activists are blasting the GOP "free trade" proposals to cut public workers' jobs and to lessen unemployment benefits.
Thousands of Texans converged and converged again for some of the biggest labor actions in decades.
Texans rallied in front of their state Capitol, Feb. 21, to show solidarity with Wisconsin workers fighting to maintain their union rights.
Hundreds of hotel workers from the Grand Hyatt and their supporters marched, demanding changes to make hospitality jobs "sustainable, healthy work with a living wage all through our city,