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More than 20 unions unanimously oppose all four amendments proposed by controversial group seeking to take power away from elected council members.
The Austin Central Labor Council, with its affiliate local labor unions, is whole-heartedly in support of Prop A and encourages everyone to vote Yes on Prop A.

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So America today needs more than anything solidarity and human dignity — the church's core teachings. The teaching that we are our brothers' and sisters' keepers, that we are not commodities whose value is determined by a flawed and arbitrary market, but human beings, souls, created in the image of God, and each of our worth is beyond price. And it is high time our nation's laws promoted solidarity and human dignity.