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Feedback From the Homeless
"...of the survey – were working, approximately 90% wanted employment. The obstacles to employment were varied: 62 cited health..."

Jan. 10, 2008 News Post by Wells Dunbar

What Worked at Webb
"...team and then adding programs, such as summer youth employment and afterschool tutoring. The program ended just after the..."

Nov. 30, 2007 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Messy Investigation of a Mess
Did Austin Police Sgt. Michael Olsen use excessive force when he shot and killed 25-year-old Kevin Brown? According to Internal Affairs, the answer is "inconclusive."
"...Futrell should do – "as provided" in the city's employment contract with the police union, he wrote...."

Nov. 23, 2007 News Feature by Jordan Smith

The Hightower Report
The Wonderland of Rudy, Mitt, and Fred; and Subsidizing Disaster
"...bubble, there's a golden economy of low inflation, high employment, free trade, Wall Street wealth, and endless economic growth...."

Nov. 2, 2007 News Column by Jim Hightower

Density, Diversity, and Especially Design
The Domain as TOD
"...get to, and the combination of retail, residential, and employment would make them appealing places to stay. Rather than..."

Sept. 28, 2007 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Letters at 3AM
8:15am, the moment Hiroshima was bombed, comes around every morning: It is something we live with
"...world opinion by the use of a weapon whose employment was, I thought, no longer mandatory as a weapon..."

Aug. 3, 2007 Column by Michael Ventura

Melanie Sobel's Letter
Former Williamson Co. animal shelter director Melanie Sobel's open letter defending her record and recounting her experiences with Williamson Co. government
"...At the very start of my employment in late July of 2006, I tried to caution..."

July 6, 2007 News Feature

Experience Trumps Theory
"...June 8] of classical economic theory about wages and employment overlooks the experience of the 1990s. When the minimum..."

June 15, 2007 Postmarks

There Is Only One Economic Theory, and McDonald Knows It
"...normally, the market always substantially lifts economic growth, increases employment, and pays people more. But forced synthetic upward price..."

June 4, 2007 Postmarks

Racism Alleged at TCEQ
Lawsuit filed by two former Texas Commission on Environmental Quality employees accuses agency of racial discrimination, contends agency denied them promotion because they are black.
"...respectively, Adams and Moss filed complaints with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The lawsuit ensued – as well as..."

May 18, 2007 News Feature by Patricia J. Ruland

House: Squeeze the (Dem) Voters
Voter-ID bill passes the House
"...impossible for them to discern what is a valid employment identification and what is an invalid employment identification," Anchía..."

April 27, 2007 News Column by Lee Nichols

The Common Law
Family and Medical Leave Act – options if FMLA leave is denied
"...taking of FMLA leave as a negative factor in employment actions, such as hiring, promotions, or disciplinary actions; nor..."

March 9, 2007 Column by Vanessa Gonzalez

Page Two: Thinking Small
When Wal-Mart skates through the development process at Northcross, is it any wonder surrounding neighbors and indie businesses feel betrayed?
"...But anyway, on to the employment stats:..."

Dec. 15, 2006 Column by Nick Barbaro

Point Austin: Thinking Outside the Box
Stacy Mitchell examines the megaretail culture and the tools required to dismantle it
"...the jobs brought by the megaretailers are low-paying, high-turnover employment requiring its own public subsidies from various social services,..."

Nov. 24, 2006 News Column by Michael King

When the Bough Breaks
In 1993, the Hyde Park Baptist Child Development Center hired a teacher who proved to be a little 'rough' with the children. Now the church is being sued for ignoring alleged child abuse.
"...that need to occur if you are to continue employment with the Hyde Park Child Development Center." The letter..."

Nov. 17, 2006 News Feature by Emily Pyle

Q: Can I Leave Work to Go Vote?
"...whom the person has authority in the scope of employment, the person knowingly: (1) refuses to permit the other..."

Nov. 7, 2006 News Post by Lee Nichols

Naked City
Headlines and Happenings from Austin and Beyond
"...streams, the Texas Workforce Commission makes federal food stamp employment and training money available to Austin WorkSource. The nonprofit..."

Oct. 20, 2006 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and Happenings from Austin and Beyond
"...Naked City• More than $527,000 in federal food stamp employment and training funds is available through the end of..."

Sept. 22, 2006 News Feature

Factotum
Charles Bukowski's Henry Chinaski is back, played by Matt Dillon in a low-key, gorgeously beery performance; it's 100-proof Bukowski, but with a decent barkeep at the helm and Lili Taylor's Jan on his arm. Factotum, for all its grim grind, is funny-serious and smart-stupid.
"...as a necessity. As the title suggests, it's gainful employment that is the questionable facet. In the opening sequence..."

Sept. 8, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Petty Nastiness in WilCo
After more than a year of legal wrangling, federal judge sets date for jury to decide whether Williamson Co. Sheriff James Wilson demoted former WCSO officers Barry Simmons and Ralph Fisher in retaliation for reporting wrongdoing within department and/or for supporting Wilson's rival, former sheriff Jim Wilson
"...is clear: Wilson is still liable for any illegal employment actions. In support of his clients' position, Schmidt points..."

Aug. 25, 2006 News Feature by Patty Ruland

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...Or, perhaps, Margaret could find him employment elsewhere?..."

Aug. 11, 2006 Column

Page Two: Old Dogs, New Kicks
The past is a lie, and the future is unknowable – but we think it has something to do with the Internet
"...an increasingly poor state offering almost no creative or employment opportunities for anyone, especially the young. This, too, has..."

Aug. 4, 2006 Column by Louis Black

Follmer Fights Back
Fired APD Officer Joel Follmer to seek reinstatement
"...promise of civil service protection, but without any interim employment protection. "The point is that [the city] just [doesn't]..."

June 16, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Carole to the Rescue? Yeah, Right
Carole Keeton Strayhorn's campaign is floating a promise of quick cash, albeit only for the next month.
"...on hurricane evacuees still in need of financial and/or employment-related resources, Texas "independent" gubernatorial hopeful Carole Keeton Strayhorn's campaign..."

April 14, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Immigrant Supporters Make Themselves Heard
Millions of people across the country take to streets in response to anti-immigrant legislation
"...denies most prospects for permanent residence, offering instead temporary employment-based visas and an increase of employment – based on..."

April 7, 2006 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

How to Read a Charter Amendment
Ballot language too confusing? Let us translate!
"...certain development within the Barton Springs watershed, including major employment centers, major highway and other infrastructure expansions, and development..."

March 17, 2006 News Feature by Michael King

Letters at 3AM
The president and his people have broken the laws governing warrantless wiretapping of U.S. citizens and furthermore, lied about it, repeatedly and knowingly
"...1) an emergency situation exists with respect to the employment of electronic surveillance to obtain foreign intelligence information before..."

Jan. 6, 2006 Column by Michael Ventura

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...They include Oliver Bell, CEO of Global Labor & Employment Strategies Inc., and member of the Texas Board of..."

Dec. 30, 2005 News Feature

Engineering Quality – and Equality
The African-American Quality of Life plan gets aired out; NAACP unsatisfied
"...and entertainment; business and economic development; neighborhood sustainability; and employment and education. Among the more noteworthy was the fact..."

Nov. 4, 2005 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...used to gauge recruits. A decision from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission stated that AFD's test of physical abilities..."

Aug. 5, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

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