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Workers Defense Project
"...The Workers Defense Project, an immigrant-rights group in Austin, is hoping..."

Sept. 14, 2007 News Feature by Michael May

Workers Defense Project Director Opens District Attorney Campaign
José Garza to challenge Margaret Moore
"...As expected, José Garza, currently co-executive director of Workers Defense Project, this week formally announced his candidacy for..."

June 5, 2019 News Post by Michael King

Workers Defense Project's 10th Anniversary
Celebrating a Legacy of Women
"...of AFL-CIO, and Dolores Huerta, co-founder of United Farm Workers. Thursday, Sept. 27, 6:30pm. Seton Administration Offices, St. Vincent..."

Sept. 21, 2012 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Workers Defense and Jolt Founder Announces Candidacy for Senate
Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez joins Dem primary field
"...It’s official this morning: Jolt Texas founder and Workers Defense Project co-founder Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez declared her candidacy..."

Aug. 12, 2019 News Post by Michael King

Workers Defense Welcomes New Executive Director
Jose Garza takes the helm
"...When former Workers Defense Project Executive Director Cristina Tzintzún took the job,..."

Dec. 25, 2015 News Feature by Amy Kamp

Maxum Development And Worker's Defense Project Make a Pact
Developer agrees to help eliminate construction site safety hazards
"...the first partnership between Maxum Development and the Worker's Defense Project. In a press conference held at 21Rio, the..."

June 14, 2011 News Post by Katie Tomasino

Workers Defense Pilgrimage Concludes
"...Workers Defense Project and other supporters of immigration commemorated the..."

Nov. 23, 2015 Photo Gallery

Workers Protest Gables
Claim developer isn't holding subcontractors accountable
"...Tomorrow evening at 8pm, Nov. 19, construction workers and other supporters of labor standards will gather in..."

Nov. 18, 2014 News Post by Amy Kamp

KB Home Workers Await Payday
Months after completing work on houses for KB Home, seven construction workers still haven't seen their paychecks
"...Last April, seven construction workers were hired to work on several homes owned by..."

Sept. 12, 2008 News Feature by Diana Welch

Setting the Record Straight on Construction Project
"...April 24 issue of the protest organized by the Workers Defense Project at the Cobra Studios under construction in..."

May 12, 2009 Postmarks

Workers Fight Unpaid Holiday (Inn)
Construction workers stiffed on pay – and wait for restitution
"...On Thursday afternoon, Aug. 4, Workers Defense Project, which advocates for area low-wage workers, led..."

Aug. 12, 2011 News Feature by Michael King

Concerns About Equity and Worker Safety Push Project Connect Negotiations Into Overtime
Council to pass the joint (powers agreement)
" and Cap Metro last year to oversee the Project Connect build-out – ended without adoption of a joint..."

Nov. 5, 2021 News Feature by Austin Sanders

WDP, Labor Department Form Partnership for Workers
New alliance aims to improve working conditions in Texas
"...On July 15, the Workers Defense Project and the U.S. Depart­ment of Labor announced..."

July 30, 2010 News Feature by Michael King

Workers Protest Gables
WDP wants developer to ensure its subs pay fair wages
"...Last night, Nov. 19, construction workers and other supporters of labor standards gathered in front..."

Nov. 21, 2014 News Feature by Amy Kamp

Austin's Construction Ban Lifted, but Will Workers Be Safe?
COVID-19 remains a hazard as thousands return to job sites
"...combat the spread of COVID-19 had only allowed some projects that were not considered “critical infrastructure” (those supporting public..."

April 3, 2020 News Post by Austin Sanders

More Bacon for Construction Workers on AISD Projects
Wage measure splits board
"...Laborers working on Austin Independent School District construction projects should see a boost in their pay packets. On..."

June 20, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Travis County Allows Mystery (Samsung?) Project to Seek Tax Incentives
Say yes to the ... Silicon Silver?
" by county officials only as the "Silicon Silver Project." The intended recipient will be made public when and..."

Feb. 5, 2021 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

Point Austin: Rising to the Defense
Travis County tries to level the courtroom playing field with a public defender's office
"...afternoon contemplating a grant proposal to the Texas Indigent Defense Commission that (if approved) would initiate the creation of..."

May 10, 2019 News Column by Michael King

Travis County Tries to Fix Its Public Defense Problems
But advocates warn about the middleman
"...Texas is experiencing a crisis in its public defense system, and Travis County is no exception. The right..."

June 23, 2023 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Austin Lucky to Have Yellow Bike Project
"...a pleasure to read Lee Nichols' article "Yellow Bike Project Rolls Into New Home" [News, April 30]. Recently, I..."

April 30, 2010 Postmarks

Fighting for Justicia
Workers Defense Project celebrates 10 years on the front lines of Texas labor
"...Maria Duque first approached the Workers Defense Project in 2007. She hoped to recover her..."

Sept. 21, 2012 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Local Nonprofit Accuses APD of Illegally Raiding Offices
Workers Defense Project decries “unnecessary” show of force
"...Workers Defense Project, the Austin-based nonprofit that fights against wage..."

Nov. 26, 2021 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

Eastside Developer Promises $15/Hour Wage Floor, and More
Developer joins with Workers Defense to offer labor guarantees, but the neighborhood still has qualms about a new hotel
"...of a planned Eastside hotel have signed on to Workers Defense Proj­ect's Better Builder Program, ensuring a wide range..."

June 5, 2015 News Feature by Tony Cantú

The Road to 10-1: WDAF Forum
10-1 is a marathon; not a sprint
"...Aug. 17, the newly formed political arm of the Workers Defense Project, the Workers Defense Action Fund, held its..."

Aug. 18, 2014 News Post by Amy Kamp

Point Austin: They Died in Your City
Austin is built by workers subject to institutionalized injustice
"...too timeless a tale. Guthrie was writing about migrant farmworkers subject to casual exploitation as laborers and arbitrary deportation..."

June 19, 2009 News Column by Michael King

Building Austin
As the city grows, is it being cavalier about the well-being of the laborers who are assembling Austin's new face?
" especially precarious proposition. About 50% of Texas construction workers are undocumented immigrants, according to research done by Workers..."

Aug. 28, 2015 News Feature by Amy Kamp

Point Austin: A Green and Democratic Place
Local activists kick off co-op project with a visit from Omar Freilla
"...helping to launch a similar local effort: Third Coast Workers for Cooperation. Like the South Bronx GWC, the Third..."

Oct. 2, 2009 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: When a House Is Not a Home
Workers and homeowners seek justice from home builders
"...Union of North America as well as the Austin-based Workers Defense Project – were hoping to demand that Centex..."

Dec. 11, 2009 News Column by Michael King

Then There's This: Labor Reps Target Marriott
Construction workers say they're getting stiffed on wages at city-backed project
" labor leaders follow complaints in January from electrical workers that the developer wasn't honoring its end of the..."

Feb. 8, 2013 News Column by Amy Smith

Tesla Gigafactory to be Investigated for Labor Standards Violations
Workers Defense Project calls out wage theft, unsafe conditions
"...On Tuesday, the Workers Defense Project filed two labor standards violation referrals to..."

Nov. 16, 2022 News Post by Lina Fisher

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