Are We Neglecting The Promise?

THE PROMISE OF EMANCIPATION

Emancipation Proclamation Document

“The people of Texas are informed that, in accordance with a proclamation from the Executive of the United States, all slaves are free. This involves an absolute equality of personal rights and rights of property between former masters and slaves, and the connection heretofore existing between them becomes that between employer and hired labor. The freedmen are advised to remain quietly at their present homes and work for wages. They are informed that they will not be allowed to collect at military posts and that they will not be supported in idleness either there or elsewhere.”

General Granger, Circa 1865

(Ref: Wikipedia.com, citing Juneteenth, https://www.tsl.texas.gov/ref/abouttx/juneteenth.html),

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If the employee files for unemployment, DOES will take appropriate action to process the claim.  If the employee disagrees with the DOES finding, the employee can appeal and have the matter heard by a judge at the Office of Administrative Hearings.  Thanks for the additional information and bringing this matter to the attention of DOES, TAS

General Counsel Tonya Sapp, D.C. Department of Employment Services, Circa 2014.

What could possibly be so wrong?

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