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Travis County Needs Election Day Workers
County clerks calls for 250 to staff primaries
"...but the county clerk insists she needs many more workers on Primary Election Day (Tuesday, March 2). Early voting..."

Feb. 22, 2010 News Post by Lee Nichols

Travis County Still Needs Election Workers
"...Travis County Elections: Election Poll Clerks and Election Night Workers Needed Austin – Travis County Clerk Dana DeBeauvoir today..."

Nov. 6, 2006 News Post by Lee Nichols

Local Workers Strike for $15
Fast food employees take part in an "unfair labor practice" strike
"...Today, Nov. 10, fast food workers across the country will go on strike as part..."

Nov. 10, 2015 News Post by Amy Kamp

A Summer Shindig With Austin’s Sex Workers Outreach Project
SWOP hosts a fundraiser for housing, employment, and safety
"...Khan and Rainny Daze, two members of Austin’s Sex Workers Outreach Project, the group grew out of an online..."

Aug. 24, 2018 Qmmunity Post by Charlie Neddo

The Hightower Report: Corporate Weasels Try to Escape Paying for Workers' Injuries
Who needs workers' comp? Not big business.
"...of ARAWC – the Associ­a­tion for Responsible Alternatives to Workers' Compensation. Mother Jones magazine reports that this is a..."

April 24, 2015 News Column by Jim Hightower

Travis County Needs Poll Workers
Clerk asks for 100 to fill paid positions
"...County Clerk Dana DeBeauvoir said the county needs more workers for the election on Nov. 2 – about 100...."

Oct. 29, 2010 News Post by Lee Nichols

Council Recap: Strategies for Keeping Austin Workers Safe
City Council tackles reopenings, relief funds, and more
"...staff to create a plan to help keep Austin workers safe as businesses across Texas begin to reopen despite..."

May 22, 2020 News Post by Austin Sanders

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

Workers Prevail on Wages at ABIA Hyatt
Six ABIA Hyatt Place Hotel subcontractors stiffed workers out of nearly $240,000
"...by the electricians' IBEW Union Local 520, dozens of workers who helped build the new ABIA Hyatt Place Hotel..."

Aug. 25, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

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

UPDATED: Cap Metro Workers to Begin Strike Wednesday
Council Member Martinez offers stopgap compromise proposal
"...Union Local 1091, representing Capital Metro's drivers and maintenance workers, announced this morning that its members will go on..."

Oct. 31, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Election Workers Needed, Many Polls Combined
Don't forget to vote May 12.
"...by combining many precincts. Nonetheless, they still need election workers. Please click "continue reading" below to see the county..."

May 10, 2007 News Post by Lee Nichols

Faster Than Sound: Music Industry Workers Face Uncertainty Around Unemployment Benefits
Independent contractors advised: “When in doubt, go ahead and register”
"...Skinner joined a growing number of local music industry workers suddenly unemployed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and left..."

March 27, 2020 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Injured Workers Deserve Better
"...Hightower Report: Corporate Weasels Try to Escape Paying for Workers’ Injuries,” April 24, was a factually incorrect Mother Jones..."

April 27, 2015 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

The Theft of Wages Is Sin: Fighting for Migrant Workers
Advocates for migrant workers and local law enforcement team up to get deadbeat employers to pay up.
"...Employers who hire migrant workers and refuse to pay them increasingly face criminal charges..."

Dec. 27, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Faster Than Sound: Music Industry Workers Face Uncertainty Around Unemployment Benefits
Indie contractors advised: “When in doubt, go ahead and register”
"...Skinner joined a growing number of local music industry workers suddenly unemployed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and left..."

March 24, 2020 Music Post by Rachel Rascoe

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

Austin's Construction Ban Lifted, but Will Workers Be Safe?
COVID-19 remains a hazard as thousands return to job sites
"...blasted the local orders, saying they would “devastate construction workers and small businesses.” In a statement issued on Thursday,..."

April 3, 2020 News Post by Austin Sanders

Home-Grown Workers
Is Austin's Job Boom Trickling Down to the People?
"...city began attaching stipulations for hiring under-employed and minority workers to the agreements. Nevertheless, the city continues to abate..."

March 27, 1998 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Forklift Danceworks Goes "On the Job" With Essential Workers
The company's new audio series gives voice to city employees and what they're doing during the pandemic
"...Artistic Director Krissie Marty revealed the poetry in these workers' movements, helping audiences to see what they do as..."

May 22, 2020 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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

A Secure Platform for the Rights of Airport Workers
With a new concessions contract looming, airport workers introduce a platform for employee rights
"...Three weeks ago, 70 concessions workers at Austin-Berg­strom International Airport held a press conference, organized..."

Nov. 18, 2016 News Feature by Joseph Caterine

Don't Change Workers' Comp
"...with Senate Bill 5, they are looting the Texas workers' compensation system and hard-working Texans to protect record insurance-company..."

March 15, 2005 Postmarks

Travis County Needs Election Day Workers
Staff needed for Tuesday run-off
"...Travis County Clerk Issues Call for Election Workers..."

April 8, 2010 News Post by Lee Nichols

Austin City Council Wants to Help Workers Put Their Health First
Sick? Stay home.
"...The City Council wants a strategy to protect workers who feel they cannot stay home and to slow..."

May 22, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

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

Workers' Comp Weakened
The Texas Supreme Court upholds Entergy v. Summers decision
"...week reaffirmed its decision in the Entergy v. Summers workers' comp case. After a 2007 decision interpreted state law..."

April 10, 2009 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Thanks to All the Election Workers
"...Dear Editor, More than 2,500 workers made the Tuesday, March 4, election possible. Those hundreds..."

March 6, 2008 Postmarks

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

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