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Naked City
Activists call attention to big-box retailer's poor record of providing affordable health care to employees
"...once they joined the company. After two years of employment, the figure dropped to 3%...."

June 10, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Up and Down
Director Jan Hrebejk’s stylishly interwoven tales of modern-day Prague add up to a melancholy, comedic riff on what it means to be European these days.
"...every step of the way, barring him from serious employment and relegating this willful outsider to an even worse..."

May 6, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Page Two
If you support the smoking ban, don't pretend you want to keep Austin weird
"..."Today, Harvard University has reported that the sales and employment of all Massachusetts restaurants and bars have actually increased..."

April 8, 2005 Column by Louis Black

You Can't Have That!
'Chronicle' sues city to release APD records
"...filled out by police officers who maintain department-approved secondary employment – simply because those particular forms may now be..."

July 16, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

The Terminal
Steven Spielberg enters his Capra period with this optimistic melting-pot tale starring pal Tom Hanks, whose underused comic instincts come to the fore.
"...of his time in the terminal: making friends, finding employment, and wooing flight attendant Amelia (Zeta-Jones). However, it’s a..."

June 18, 2004 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...identity" as a class protected from discrimination in housing, employment, or public accommodations. Other changes clarify the existing human-rights..."

June 11, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Firefighters Want to Bargain
Austin Firefighters bring collective bargaining to the May 15 ballot
"...related to wages, hours, safety, and other conditions of employment. It is akin to the meet-and-confer labor-negotiation process already..."

April 30, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

What School Finance Crisis?
The Lege considers school finance, and recommends ways to cut wages and fire teachers
"...or even secession from the state finance, accountability, and employment standards); radical revision of employment rules to further undermine..."

March 26, 2004 News Column by Michael King

Naked City
"...some $440,000 ahead of previous projections. Meanwhile, the national employment figures continued to read "jobless recovery" -- profits are..."

Jan. 16, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Obscene Calling
Law enforcement crosses capitol politics, and the Rangers get burned
"...a 40-year-old woman. They soon discovered her place of employment, and she was contacted at work to arrange a..."

Nov. 21, 2003 News Feature by Lucius Lomax

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Limón has since announced the termination of his stepdaughter's employment -- effective Sept. 30 -- and that the impending..."

Oct. 3, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Closing the Books
A UT editor says he lost his job at the Center for Mexican American Studies for complaining about administrative malfeasance.
"...work assignments, salary administration, or ... other terms of employment." (The policy does provide for "alternate supervision" of a..."

Sept. 12, 2003 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Don't Worry About a Job, We're Doomed
"...from the weird side to the dark side by employment pressures. I welcome her to the real world and..."

Aug. 5, 2003 Postmarks

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...summer, we wanted to continue that support by seeking employment by Austin's own, as opposed to Wal-Mart or someplace..."

July 25, 2003 Column

Academy Award-Nominated Shorts 2003
"...girlfriend (Camilla Bendix). After a paperwork snafu at the employment office, Lars is officially transformed into El Hassan, a..."

May 23, 2003 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Capitol Chronicle: Let Them Eat Dividends
Republicans offer the same predictable help to the unemployed: tax cuts for the rich.
"...-- economic development, impoverished school districts, decaying infrastructure, rising unemployment, bunions -- the solution is always the same: Cut..."

Jan. 10, 2003 News Column by Michael King

Naked City
Happenings
"...interested in banning the use of credit reports in employment and rental housing is looking for people who were..."

Jan. 3, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The Whole Foods Cure for Herpes
Whole Foods Market lays off a group of low-wage employees.
"...their accumulated hours and other benefits had they sought employment in other Whole Foods departments. "It is a bit..."

Oct. 25, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

When Is a Violation Not a Violation?
"...A302.09 Dress Code for Secondary Employment: A3 Police vehicles are not normally to be used..."

Sept. 27, 2002 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Budget Blitz
The City Council on Tuesday approved its $1.8 billion budget for fiscal 2003, but not before mollifying some angry citizens and mopping up some of the blood on the floor.
"...Youth employment. Proposed restructuring of city employment programs for youth and..."

Sept. 13, 2002 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Bottom of the Budget Barrel
City Hall scraped to the bone; now it cuts into it.
"...budget moves consolidate and re-deploy staff in the HHS's youth-employment and child-care programs. While Futrell and HHS director David..."

Sept. 6, 2002 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Read My Lips
In this startling thriller, a mousy but frustrated office worker and an unrepentant thief pull off a heist that depends in equal measures on quick thinking and creative choreography.
"...assistant, the job description she puts in at the employment agency sounds more like her requirements for a boyfriend..."

Sept. 6, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Dancing About Architecture
Fastball gains velocity, Herring swims upstream, and Spoon's new single is ripe for consumption
"...Walker, who especially champions the importance of learning about self-employment and taxes. "Jerry Jeff was in his 50s before..."

Aug. 9, 2002 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Cox's Communication Problems
"...The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a discrimination suit against Cox..."

June 14, 2002 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Governing Post-Boom Austin
Now that the lawsuits are over, we hope the council campaigns will turn to issues.
"...rebounds, it would be years before it attains the employment levels of the late 1990s, and there's no obvious..."

April 12, 2002 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...system to hire adjuncts and the potential for abusive employment practices existed. Hiring and continued employment of adjuncts was..."

March 22, 2002 Column

What Is the Alliance?
A Sketch of the Alliance, Austin Interfaith, and the Industrial Areas Foundation
"...Development and Education of Adults) and the Summer Youth Employment program, and lobbies local office-holders to address living wages..."

March 22, 2002 News Feature by Emily Pyle

Naked City
"...Jan. 28 the city will open a South Austin employment office in the Cherry Creek Shopping Center (5730 Manchaca)..."

Jan. 25, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Naked City
"...find any significant correlation between casual drug use and employment instability. In fact, researchers found that casual drug users..."

Nov. 9, 2001 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Thinner Reads, Fewer Reporters
As the economy gets tight, newspapers around the state feel the pain.
"...were offered two weeks' salary for every year of employment, up to 40 weeks of pay...."

Oct. 12, 2001 News Feature by Lee Nichols

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