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Jim Mattox Dies, Age 65
Former Democratic congressman and attorney general passes on last night: Tributes begin
"...chair Boyd Richie, Attorney General Greg Abbott, and Texas AFL-CIO President Becky Moeller...."

Nov. 20, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Asian American Democrats Event Tonight
Event will focus on importance of Asian American voters
"...13, from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM at the AFL-CIO Building at 1106 Lavaca, the Capital Area Asian American..."

Feb. 13, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

March 2020 Club Endorsements
Who's backing whom in the Democratic primary?
"...Mike Siegel ENDORSEMENTS: Austin Environmental Democrats, Texas AFL-CIO, UT-Austin University Democrats, Austin Young Democrats, Liberal Austin Democrats,..."

Feb. 4, 2020 News Post

Club Endorsements
Who's backing whom in the March primary?
"...Mike Siegel ENDORSEMENTS: Texas AFL-CIO, Our Revolution Texas, West Austin Democrats, Texas Students United,..."

Feb. 15, 2018 News Post

Point Austin: Making Connections
Organized labor reaches out to all workers
"...(from "employee," a French root meaning "used"). Recently, the AFL-CIO began a tentative effort to reach out beyond union..."

March 2, 2012 News Column by Michael King

Who's Zooming Who?
"...Mindy Montford: N/A; Austin Central Labor Council (AFL-CIO)..."

Jan. 25, 2008 News Feature

A Way Out of the Desert?
Sanchez and Morales hustle for the AFL-CIO.
"...from the dim Morales/Tony Sanchez fireworks at this week's AFL-CIO Committee on Political Education (C.O.P.E.) convention, the recipe remains..."

Jan. 18, 2002 News Feature by Michael King

Media Clips
The Austin American-Statesman accuses the Texas Department of Public Safety of witholding public information on the Waco siege; KOOP founder Jim Ellinger gets shut out of the radio station's building.
"...KOOP activities are officially taking place (for instance the AFL-CIO offices located at 1106 Lavaca Street Austin TX 78701..."

Oct. 29, 1999 News Column by Lee Nichols

The Hightower Report
Simmering Water War; and Vote and Run
"...fat cats. Check out New Jersey, where the state AFL-CIO is getting its rank-and-file members not merely to support..."

Nov. 19, 2010 News Column by Jim Hightower

Fruits of Their Labor
How labor-related bills have fared this session
"...union optimism about the home of tort reform. Texas AFL-CIO spokesman Ed Sills called it "the first session in..."

May 29, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

After 40 Years of Hard Labor, Joe Gunn Steps Down
The longtime AFL-CIO leader ends a chapter of Texas labor history
"...Gunn stepped down from the presidency of the Texas AFL-CIO last week, his name -- just plain "Joe" --..."

Aug. 1, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...Ware may have won the endorsement of the local AFL-CIO, but he didn't get the free labor legwork that..."

March 20, 1998 News Feature

Don't Lose Your Day Job
Texas unemployment insurance paints a dismal picture.
"...Representatives of working people are less enthusiastic. AFL-CIO President Joe Gunn said, "When our economy was humming,..."

March 22, 2002 News Column by Michael King

Naked City
News Shorts
"...The state AFL-CIO is not exactly delighted with the appointment of former..."

Sept. 7, 2001 News Feature by Lauri Apple

The 'Obamacare' Scare
GOP employs national playbook in Travis County House races
"...featured a photo of Bolton speaking at the Texas AFL-CIO offices in Austin with U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett in..."

Oct. 22, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Redrawing History in HD47
Workman campaign breaks out the Photoshop
" of Bolton at a meeting at the Texas AFL-CIO offices in Austin (we called her campaign, and they're..."

Oct. 14, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Supports Dan Grant
"...141, Harris County), the Harris County Central Labor Council (AFL-CIO), the Brazos Valley Central Labor Council (AFL-CIO), Harris County..."

Feb. 14, 2008 Postmarks

Stopping the Nonsense
The No Nonsense campaign gears up to derail the national anti-gay crusade
"...2 campaign when the executive board of the Texas AFL-CIO overwhelmingly voted in late September to oppose the measure...."

Oct. 7, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
Activists call attention to big-box retailer's poor record of providing affordable health care to employees
"...United Food and Commercial Workers, along with the Texas AFL-CIO, the Austin Central Labor Council, Interfaith Worker Justice, and..."

June 10, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

On The Lege
Sunset proposal to do away with agency gets optimistic response on all sides
"...that frustrates companies, workers, and doctors alike. The Texas AFL-CIO last week issued a wish list for a new..."

Dec. 24, 2004 News Column by Amy Smith

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Labor Day early with actual working folks: The Texas AFL-CIO Labor Day Cookout will be held Friday, Sept. 3,..."

Sept. 3, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Pols Listen to Voters -- What a Concept
Texas politicians court the Industrial Areas Foundation at its Austin conference.
"...well swing this election for the Democrats," says Texas AFL-CIO spokesman Ed Sills. "The IAF has a unique ability..."

Sept. 20, 2002 News Feature by Michael May

Naked City
"...among other regions in the state. But as Texas AFL-CIO Communications Director Ed Sills points out, data from the..."

May 31, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Naked City
"...but blasted by the Texas Medical Association and the AFL-CIO. The Texas Association of Business said the change would..."

May 3, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Rylander's Prison Plans Not Sewn Up
Comptroller Rylander seeks to aid the war effort with Texas prisoners.
"...saying, 'we don't care about your jobs,'" says Texas AFL-CIO spokesman Ed Sills. While the AFL-CIO hasn't criticized Rylander..."

Oct. 19, 2001 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Naked City
An advocate for the Charleston Five seeks support in Austin.
"...Association Local 1422 President Kenneth Riley visited the Texas AFL-CIO headquarters last week to raise awareness of (and money..."

Oct. 5, 2001 News Feature by Lauri Apple

What Price Labor?
Business as Usual
"...Meanwhile, the IWW and the Texas AFL-CIO filed a wage lien against VCI on behalf of..."

Nov. 27, 1998 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Pocketbook Politics
If Not Now, When?
"...David Brown, president of the Austin chapter of the AFL-CIO, is relatively optimistic. "The key is whether we can..."

Oct. 2, 1998 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Rebel With Many Causes
A Philosophical Divide
"...Austin and the newly named state director of the AFL-CIO (Rebecca Harrington succeeds Kirk Adams, who now heads the..."

Sept. 11, 1998 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Paul-itically Incorrect
Ron Paul's Wacky Views Highlight a Bitter Race
"...Morris is working hand-in-hand with another interest group, the AFL-CIO, the umbrella group for labor unions which has run..."

Nov. 1, 1996 News Feature by Alex de Marban

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