Topic: Legislature

Bills on payroll deduction for dues target public employees

Two bills filed this session--HB 510 and SB 13--would remove the ability of teachers, CPS workers, correctional officers, and many other public employees to make voluntary payments from their earnings via safe and secure payroll dues deduction to the employee or professional organization of their choice. We will be fighting these bills because: It’s your money and your choice. Joining...

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Dan Patrick’s war on kids continues with ‘bathroom bill’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 5, 2017 CONTACT: Rob D'Amico () Louis Malfaro, president of the 65,000-member Texas branch of the American Federation of Teachers, commented today on Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick unveiling Senate Bill 6 : Dan Patrick is waging a war on kids. Under Patrick’s lack of leadership, we’ve seen a failure to provide resources needed for Child Protective...

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