Not to be confused with Workers Defense League, a New York-based labor activist group with ties to the American socialist movement.
The Workers Defense Project is a labor-union-aligned worker center focusing on the construction industry based in Austin, Texas.
Criticism of Trump Administration
Workers Defense Project signed a letter condemning the immigration policy of the Trump Administration and urging American CEOs not to employ anyone involved with the policy. It accused these officials of being directly guilty for physical abuse, sexual assault, and even the death of illegal immigrant children. The letter was titled “An Open Letter to America’s CEOs” and was dated April 6, 2019.