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Everybody and His Yellow Dog Will Be There
Multiple Dem groups hold consolidated endorsement meeting tonight at AFL-CIO hall.
"...are holding a consolidated endorsement meeting tonight at the AFL-CIO hall downtown at 1106 Lavaca (immediately northwest of the..."

Jan. 16, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Happenings
Nov. 8-14
"...Liberties Union for a discussion on human rights. 6:30pm. AFL-CIO Hall, 1106 Lavaca, 477-6195. Free. [email protected]. SATURDAY 10..."

Nov. 9, 2007 News Feature

Happenings
Oct. 18-24
"...with a silent auction and oldies dance party. 7-11pm. AFL-CIO Hall, 1106 Lavaca, 477-6195. $15 ($12, in advance). www.workersdefense.org...."

Oct. 19, 2007 News Feature

Cross-Border Craziness
Temporary injunction blocks feds' plan to use 'no match' Social Security letters, Senate authorizes construction of large chunk of border wall, and more
"...of hiring undocumented workers. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, AFL-CIO, and American Civil Liberties Union are among the plaintiffs..."

Oct. 19, 2007 News Feature by Cheryl Smith

Naked City
"...accent or is perceived to be foreign born," said AFL-CIO President John Sweeney in a press release, which charges..."

Oct. 5, 2007 News Feature

SDS
Giving incentives a bad name
"...the group has also received support from the local AFL-CIO. Heckler said that the group is not opposed to..."

Sept. 28, 2007 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Happenings
August 23-29
"...McCown, Ann Kitchen, Mildred Vuris, and Amina Haji. 2-5pm. AFL-CIO Hall, 1106 Lavaca, 458-3738. Free...."

Aug. 24, 2007 News Feature

Perry's Eyes on the Prize?
What does a Fort Worth special election potentially mean for a possible special session and a rumored veep run?
"...As Ed Sills, director of communications for the Texas AFL-CIO, told Chronic, "Does this sound like a man not..."

Aug. 20, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Perry vs. Ahmadinejad
What may make Rick Perry call a special session?
"...As Ed Sills, director of communications for the Texas AFL-CIO, puts it, "Does this sound like a man not..."

July 23, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Happenings
May 31-June 6
"...Texas Democratic Party's online voter file system. 10am-noon. Texas AFL-CIO, 1106 Lavaca, 478-9800. Free.SUNDAY, JUNE 3..."

June 1, 2007 News Feature

Backstage With Bell
Chris Bell knew the TV debate was his one shot, so he tried to hit it out of the park
"...Bell spent the entire day practicing at the Texas AFL-CIO headquarters in Austin. He took questions on camera and..."

Oct. 27, 2006 News Feature by Amy Smith

She's Her Own Grandma
Carole Keeton Strayhorn – what a long strange trip it's been
"...Teachers. The larger collective labor prize – the Texas AFL-CIO's endorsement – went to Bell...."

July 28, 2006 News Feature by Amy Smith

Kingdom Coming: The Rise of Christian Nationalism
Pretty much all the major culture war battlefronts are encapsulated in this very readable primer on the burgeoning Christian political movement in the U.S.
"...a seriously effective part of the Republican party: the AFL-CIO of the so-called moral-values set. Another part of the..."

June 23, 2006 Books Review by John Dicker

Are Her Hands Really Tied?
"...union member I am appalled and disgusted by the AFL-CIO's Central Labor Council's endorsement of Margaret Gomez for reelection..."

Feb. 2, 2006 Postmarks

Point Austin: Memo to Cap Metro
Stop Union-busting, or Take a Hike
"...the next Democratic Party fundraiser, let alone the next AFL-CIO election rally...."

Dec. 16, 2005 News Column by Michael King

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...the New Deal, on Wednesday, Oct. 19, at the AFL-CIO headquarters, 1106 Lavaca, 7-9pm. Other panelists include economist James..."

Oct. 14, 2005 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...same-sex marriages is "constitutional pollution at its worst," Texas AFL-CIO President Emmett Sheppard declared Tuesday in announcing the state..."

Sept. 30, 2005 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Service Employees International Union and the Teamsters, boycotted the AFL-CIO convention in Chicago and then voted to leave the..."

July 29, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Adam Carroll
Record review
"...songs of Carroll's third studio LP, clever ditties abound ("AFL-CIO," "Picture Show," "Alright"), while the spoken intros are a..."

July 1, 2005 Music Review by Margaret Moser

Pepsi Brings Union Fight to City Council
Labor representatives attend council vending machine discussion, urge members to use city clout to pressure Pepsi to bargain in good faith
"...According Andy Levin of the national AFL-CIO, it's a strategy that works. Nationwide, about a third..."

May 6, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Naked City
Requiring photo ID to vote disenfranchises poor, opponents say
"...though minority groups and other opponents, including the Texas AFL-CIO, had lobbied long and hard against the "modern-day poll..."

May 6, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
The Lege kills it, ostensibly to save it
"...completely at odds with organized labor. Ed Sills, Texas AFL-CIO communications director, stated in a bulletin that "[s]everal amendments..."

April 15, 2005 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Yelenosky Takes Aim at Keel
'People's lawyer' runs to unseat GOP appointee to Travis Co. bench
"...primary, and has support from groups such as the AFL-CIO Central Labor Council, the Hispanic Bar Association, and the..."

Oct. 22, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Austin @ Large: Mueller in the Middle
Whatever disasters City Hall hath wrought, the old airport isn't one of them
"...(to be held June 22 at 6:30pm at the AFL-CIO building downtown), is not specifically about Mueller. Or is..."

June 18, 2004 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

A Battle on the Shuttle
For aggrieved UT drivers, the buck stops at Capital Metro
"...labor lawyer Rick Levy (also counsel for the Texas AFL-CIO) to sue for the back wages, but in the..."

May 21, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...to be held Sunday, May 16, 3-5pm at the AFL-CIO Hall, 11th and Lavaca. General admission is $15, and..."

May 14, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

What's So Special?
Gov. Perry calls a special session, and pits property taxes against schoolchildren
"...on the big issues," said Rick Levy of the AFL-CIO. "So I anticipate a bunch of mischief instead. I..."

April 23, 2004 News Column by Michael King

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Comal), past the Capitol, to a rally at the AFL-CIO Building (1106 Lavaca). For more info, call 845-9959 or..."

March 26, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

All the Hottest Clubs
"...of Conservation Voters, and the Texas Environmental Democrats; the AFL-CIO Central Labor Council and individual labor groups (including Austin's..."

March 5, 2004 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Teachers, Local 6249, received its official charter at the AFL-CIO Labor Temple last Friday. Texas Federation of Teachers' Secretary-Treasurer..."

Feb. 6, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

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