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Contract Talk: What About EMS?
Police impasse overshadowing EMS?
"...At the tail end of Austin-Travis County EMS Assoc­iation President Tony Marquardt's Monday presentation to the Public..."

March 9, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Merger for EMS and AFD?
Public Safety Committee revisits the idea
"...Austin-Travis County EMS Medical Director Dr. Paul Hinchey’s resignation on Friday, June..."

June 23, 2015 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

Two Candidates Remain in the Hunt to Lead Austin EMS
Hail to the chiefs
"...announced that Jasper Brown, a two-­decade veteran of Austin EMS and currently its interim chief, and Robert Luckritz, a..."

Jan. 21, 2022 News Feature by Austin Sanders

EMS Staffing Shortage Nears Crisis Point
Ongoing staffing shortage worsens with Omicron surge
"...personnel were sent out for COVID testing, per an EMS spokesperson. That represents about 10% of the agency's sworn..."

Jan. 14, 2022 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Levy and EMS Union in Email Throwdown
EMS union leader calls for Mike Levy's resignation from city panel
"...Safety Commission, Tony Marquardt, president of the Austin-Travis County EMS Employee Association, told Levy that it was time for..."

March 8, 2013 News Feature by Jordan Smith

EMS: Let 'em rest
In an effort to reduce fatigue, Austin-Travis Co. EMS begins a new, more flexible work schedule.
"...Beginning July 23, Austin-Travis Co. EMS paramedics will have a new, more flexible work-scheduling system..."

July 21, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

City Offers Pennies, Not Dollars, to Austin EMS
Medics find proposal insulting and inadequate amid enormous staffing crunch
"...Five months after the Austin EMS Assoc­iation asked for a $7 per hour increase to..."

April 15, 2022 News Feature by Austin Sanders

High Stress at EMS
ATCEMS saves lives every day, but the stresses of the job have high costs
"...preparations with his fiancée Stephanie Cunningham to leave Austin's EMS system for what he'd determined was a better, more..."

May 8, 2015 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

City Hall Focuses on Housing Costs, EMS Talks
Council to consider resolution evaluating impact of zoning on housing supply
"...policy at its Nov. 30 work session, the Austin EMS Association and the city's Labor Relations team began talks..."

Dec. 3, 2021 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Austin-Travis County EMS Saves Real Lives on First Responders Live
Why are local emer­gency medical services on Fox's popular TV show?
"...the work of its staff – and what makes ATCEMS a model agency...."

June 19, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

EMS Contract Expires
Union hobbled after talks break down on Monday
"...its emergency medical services union – the Austin-Travis County EMS Association – fell apart on Monday. Because the two..."

Nov. 3, 2017 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

EMS Always Capable of Handling Situation
"...published by The Austin Chronicle [News, July 4]. While “EMS” is subtitled in this article, Austin – Travis County..."

July 9, 2014 Postmarks

EMS Contract: Not Over Yet
Council poised to send city, ATCEMSA back to negotiating table
"...in the city's meet-and-confer negotiations with the Austin-Travis County EMS Association. City Labor Rela­tions staff was on hand to..."

Nov. 10, 2017 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Something Rotten at EMS
Hawley retirement shines light on systemic issues
"...It's a shame Austin-Travis County EMS held confirmation of James Hawley's retirement until 4:57pm on..."

March 9, 2018 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

EMS Contract Expires With No Deal
Last-ditch effort to negotiate new terms collapsed on Monday
"...its emergency medical services union – the Austin-Travis County EMS Association – fell apart on Monday. Because the two..."

Oct. 31, 2017 News Post by Nina Hernandez

EMS Restructures Work Week for Medics
Shifting shifts
"...Beginning Oct. 2, most medics working at Austin-Travis County EMS will begin a new shift schedule: 24 hours on,..."

Sept. 2, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Police, EMS Staffers Not Happy
Employee surveys show low morale
"...suggesting it's "good." Voters were in agreement about their problems at APD: 47% (414 members) suggested the department could..."

June 17, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

EMS Group Rescinds Eckhardt Endorsement
Eckhardt loses backers over support of response-time study
"...County Emergency Medical Services. Steve Stewart, president of the EMS employees association and chairman of its political committee, notified..."

Oct. 29, 2010 News Feature by Amy Smith

EMS Union Set for Leadership Contest
Association to cast ballot between incumbent Tony Marquardt or challenger Selena Xie
"...Xie is running to take the ATCEMSEA reins after six years with the department and three..."

Nov. 16, 2018 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

The Real Reason Behind James Hawley's Retirement From EMS?
Assistant chief quit amid APD investigation
"...James Hawley’s early February retirement from Austin/Travis County EMS was not as clear-cut as it initially seemed. Turns..."

March 2, 2018 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

EMS: A Glossary
Understanding the acronyms
"...of training. Can provide care to individuals with significant problems, like heart attacks and traumas...."

May 8, 2015 News Feature

EMS Bargaining Power – At Budget Time
Austin EMS employees likely to receive bargaining power – while the city looks to cut public safety spending.
"...Sen. Kirk Watson, allows meet-and-confer contract negotiations for Austin's EMS employees. Seems only fair, since both Police and Fire..."

May 2, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Austin-Travis County EMS Saves Real Lives on First Responders Live
Why are local emer­gency medical services on Fox's popular TV show?

June 21, 2019 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

From the Archive: Welcome to Chaos
Originally published on Nov. 12, 1993: ATCEMS saves lives every day, but the stresses of the job have high costs
"...attends to one of the women and after introducing themselves, they begin a battery of questions and procedures to..."

May 8, 2015 News Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Life Support
The complicated system that is the Austin-Travis Co. EMS is nationally recognized for saving lives. As Austin continues to grow, can the system save itself?
"...under pressure. On the Austin Police camera video, time seems to slow as they move through their protocols for..."

Aug. 16, 2013 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Austin Medics Seek Relief in Labor Talks, Chief Search
Trying to soothe EMS' chronic pain
"...field. The union that represents department employees, the Austin EMS Association, is at the bargaining table with city officials..."

Dec. 10, 2021 News Feature by Austin Sanders

How Austin Handles Mental Health Emergencies
Police, EMS, and Integral Care work together to serve people in psychiatric crisis
"...a mental health crisis represents an immediate risk to themselves or others, or is deteriorating mentally to the point..."

Dec. 15, 2017 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

A Healthier Workforce
ATCEMS Employees Association head skeptical of EMS chief's budget plan
"...fix a city staffing issue (see "High Stress at EMS," May 8)...."

Sept. 4, 2015 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Up the Pay, Medics Might Stay
Medics volunteering for overtime nearly doubled after EMS made overtime pay double regular hourly wage
"...vicious cycle seen across many job fields: As the ATCEMS workforce dwindled, the need for medics to work mandatory..."

March 25, 2022 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Statewide Police Lobby Kicks Out Medics for Opposing Save Austin Now
CLEAT blackballs Austin EMS union for standing against failed Prop A
"...The statewide group had included the Austin EMS Assoc­ia­tion (like other fire and EMS unions around Texas)..."

Jan. 21, 2022 News Feature by Austin Sanders

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