February 27, 2018/Media, Press

Texas Democrats on Janus v. AFSCME

Austin, TX — Today, the United States Supreme Court hears arguments in the pivotal labor case, Janus v. AFSCME.

Texas Democratic Party Chair Gilberto Hinojosa issued the following statement:

“Today and every day, Texas Democrats stand with unions and the working Texans they fight for. We hope that the Supreme Court makes the right decision and sides with the public employees of AFSCME, but we will not take anything for granted.

“Texas Democrats are fighting for an economy where everyone has a fair shot to get ahead – an economy that brings back the middle class. To do that, we must expand the rights of workers.

“This case could slam the door on the collective bargaining rights that brought about America’s middle class. Yet again, Republicans and powerful billionaires are rigging our economy against working Americans.”