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Probation Officers Union: Bexar us the pain
AG backs out of subpoena to out anonymous bloggers on site formed by Bexar Co. probation officers to aid in unionizing effort
"...probation officers to aid in the department's effort to unionize. The news is a victory for probation officers locked..."

June 15, 2007 News Feature by Justin Ward

Point Austin: Invisible No More
Houston janitors strike a mighty blow for the value and dignity of labor
"...Judging by the omens, Capital Metro's Houston-based, union-busting lawyer, Jeff Londa, will soon need to spend more..."

Dec. 1, 2006 News Column by Michael King

The Hightower Report
Leaked internal memo shows a company scheming to cut back on employee benefits; and winner of common-sense competition will get $100,000 smackers
"...board of directors on ways to cut back on employees' benefits, thus saving the company a billion or so..."

Nov. 18, 2005 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
Health care fight proves that The People can prevail; and what happened to Ranger George?
"...the budgets for health care programs that provide essential services to seniors, low-income children, people with disabilities, and others..."

June 13, 2003 News Column by Jim Hightower

Bleak Day at SCOTUS for Women, Unions
Hobby Lobby ruling hits reproductive rights, Illinois wings labor
" hammering access to birth control, the other undercutting unions...."

June 30, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...• Two major member unions, the Service Employees International Union and the Teamsters, boycotted..."

July 29, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Naked City
News items
"...According to the Service Employees International Union, the average wage for employees of..."

Sept. 21, 2001 News Feature by Lauri Apple

News Roundup: Law & Order
Council argues, Buehler arrested, grass green
"...the proposed budget only to the lowest-paid civilian city employees; those higher on the pay scale would see "tiered"..."

Aug. 3, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

License to Shrill, Uncensored
A conversation with New York Times columnist Paul Krugman
"...widening income disparities. A lot of that comes from international comparisons, noticing that the United States looks so very..."

Nov. 9, 2007 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Think About the Motives of Those Attacking Wal-Mart
"...(HEB, Albertsons, Safeway, Randalls, et al) as they are unionized and pay significantly higher wages across the board than..."

Jan. 2, 2007 Postmarks

Point Austin: The Perps Walk
FISA, Congress, and the rule of law
"...a host of plaintiffs who have legitimate, indeed pressing, international connections – Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, The Nation..."

July 18, 2008 News Column by Michael King

" the "top candidate" to become Austin's chief animal services officer, pending a site visit to Ithaca by city..."

Dec. 24, 2010 News Feature

Stomped Out
As Sheffield's case awaits trial, he still wonders why CLEAT took such drastic action against him
"...of trouble. In 2002, Sheffield was transferred off full-time union duty and placed on assignment with APD's Sex Offender..."

Oct. 16, 2015 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

How to Raise Worker Wages
Organize, arrive, persist, persist, persist
"...May 22, 2015) that detailed the dissatisfaction some Wheats­ville employees had about the level of their pay. Not only..."

March 31, 2017 News Feature by Jack Craver

The Making of an Endorsement
"...Liberty Caucus, AFSCME Local 1624 (state, county and municipal employees), AFT - Local 6249, ATU 1091 (Amalgamated Transit Union),..."

Oct. 24, 2008 News Feature

Naked City
"...malfunction on a truck driven and operated by Western International Gas & Cylinders. The fire injured at least three..."

Aug. 3, 2007 News Feature

Point Austin: Memo to Cap Metro
Stop Union-busting, or Take a Hike
"...while their labor contract negotiators, led by a self-proclaimed union-busting lawyer from Houston, do their level best to destroy..."

Dec. 16, 2005 News Column by Michael King

Naked City
News Shorts
"...After a failed union drive at the local Gallup Poll Organization last year,..."

Sept. 7, 2001 News Feature by Lauri Apple

May Declares for Place 2
Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce prez files to replace Alvarez
"...organizations like the Rape Crisis Center, the Texas State Employees Union, Catholic Charities, the Texas State Democratic Party, and..."

Dec. 23, 2005 News Feature by Belinda Acosta

Nuclear Stalemate
Negotiations between the South Texas (Nuclear) Project and its union workers threaten to meltdown.
"...directors includes representatives of Austin Energy -- and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (Local 66) have been trying..."

Oct. 12, 2001 News Feature by Lauri Apple

From Occupation to Co-operation
Co-op Think Tank organizes to expand member-owned movement
"...savings from institutions like Bank of America to credit unions. Besides offering more competitive rates, credit unions are in..."

Jan. 25, 2013 News Feature by Robyn Ross

Mike Martinez: 'Leadership of Austin's Tomorrow'
" that we can make sure our own city employees are treated fairly, and paid a decent wage, so..."

May 30, 2014 News Feature

The union's due, the boys in blue, The Sopranos' view, and Miracle Mike takes it on the, um, chin.
"...I was flabbergasted to read "Union's Due," Kevin Fullerton's article on labor lawyer David Van..."

April 13, 2001 Column

Naked City
"...of Capital Metro jobs by making all workers direct employees of the transit authority – will be replaced on..."

June 8, 2007 News Feature

'Chronicle' Disappearing Act at Airport
Chronicle trashed in dispute between workers and food franchise operator
"...Employees of Delaware North Companies, which operates many of the..."

April 30, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...previously approved by the members of Austin's Amalgamated Transit Union Local No. 1091. ATU was in talks with StarTran,..."

Sept. 2, 2005 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...looking for dedicated volunteers to serve in its Victims Services Division, offering "healing support" to victims at the scene..."

June 9, 2006 News Feature

What Price Labor?
Business as Usual
"...the rule, it illustrates a problem that workers and union leaders say happens virtually every day in the construction..."

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

Think Positive
"...seemingly indifferent to the cost-of-living problems faced by its employees, as rents continue to increase and University staff continue..."

May 8, 1998 Column

Crash Course
Cabs try to survive in the era of Uber
"...Austin (TDAA) since 2012. The group officially became a union one year later. Since, membership has risen to over..."

Aug. 7, 2015 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

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