Contact: Rosa Lozano, 443-561-4493, [email protected] WASHINGTON, DC – As congressional leaders negotiate the third package to provide essential relief amidst the global pandemic, they must protect all workers without exception. Excluding Dreamers, TPS-holders and undocumented populations from testing, medical treatment, and economic relief is unjust, and elevates the risks for all our communities and industries. […]
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Contacto: Rosa Lozano, 443-561-4493, [email protected] WASHINGTON, DC – Mientras los líderes del Congreso negocian el tercer paquete para proporcionar un alivio esencial en medio de esta pandemia mundial, deben proteger a todos los trabajadores sin excepción. Excluir a los Soñadores, TPSeanos y la población indocumentadas de tener acceso a examines del Coronavirus, el seguro médico […]
Hundreds Rally Outside Courthouse to Defend the Rights of TPS-Holders, Keep Families Together and Advocate for Permanent Protections Press Conference Livestream Available here: Photos from Rally Available at http://bit.ly/2Kxxmoq Pasadena, CA – On August 14, at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, TPS holders defended the preliminary injunction which prevents the government from terminating their humanitarian […]
Solidarity, not division, is always what moves workers forward. As working people in El Paso and Mississippi mourn, recover, and organize in the wake of the white supremacist attack and the ICE raid of 680 workers in poultry plants, including two represented by United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, (UFCW), the members listed below […]
In response to the passage of the Dream and Promise Act (HR6) in the House of Representatives, Working Families United issued the following statement: “The Dream and Promise Act keeps our members safe, keeps our industries working, and keeps our nation’s values intact. The bill has wide support from labor and business, the immigrant rights […]
Since the Fall of 2017, a new coalition of unions, Working Families United, representing four million workers across the country has fought together to win stable futures for their members with an immigration status called TPS which offers them protection from being expelled to countries where their lives would be in danger due to natural […]
For immediate release Ahead of markup this week, the Working Families United coalition representing four million union workers sent a letter to members of the House Judiciary Committee in full support of the Dream and Promise Act (HR 2821 and HR 2820). Labor unions formed the Working Families United coalition in the Fall of 2017 […]
Permanent Protections for Dreamers, DED, and TPS Holders is a Top Issue for Labor. It’s Right for the Country, Right for the Economy, and the Right Thing to Do. In response to Senators Durbin and Graham introduction of the DREAM Act ensuring permanent protections for qualifying immigrant youth, the Working Families United coalition issued […]
Permanent Protections for TPS, DED Holders is a Top Issue for Labor. It’s Right for the Country, Right for the Economy, and the Right Thing to Do. Today, labor unions applaud Sen. Van Hollen, Sen. Cardin, and Sen. Feinstein’s introduction of the SECURE Act. The bill will ensure a stable future and permanent protections for […]
In states across the country, workers with TPS are rebuilding after the disaster. They are playing a central role to getting our cities back in gear and back on their feet after disaster strikes. You can re ad more about the role of workers with TPS in disaster recovery in this report from the Center for […]
Working Families United is a coalition of labor unions, including the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, UNITE HERE, the Ironworkers, the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers, the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW), Teamsters, and Laborers International Union of North America (LIUNA) seeking immigrant worker justice. Together, we represent 4 million U.S. workers.