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What's Wrong with Public Housing?
The remarkable turnaround of the city's Housing Authority
"...many, many opportunities to families to acquire skills, gain employment or improve their employment status, and then transition into..."

Aug. 31, 2001 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Public Notice
Our weekly calendar of activist and volunteer events and fundraisers
"...DeWitty Job Training & Employment Center Instructors and employment counselors needed. 2209 Rosewood #205,..."

Aug. 10, 2001 Column by Kate X Messer

Naked City
Ecology Action workers strike in response to changes within the organization, including the firing of a customer service specialist who helped organize the company's union, implemented by its new executive director.
"...of nonprofit recycling company Ecology Action were left in employment limbo following a five-day strike that ended Thursday. The..."

July 13, 2001 News Feature by Emily Pyle

Naked City
This year's Greater AustinWork job summit features talk of layoffs, better and earlier training, and sagging profits at companies around the city.
"...When talent headhunters are out scrounging for employment themselves, is it time to accept that the New..."

June 15, 2001 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Smell of Camphor, Fragrance of Jasmine
"...industry friends, who have all found other means of employment. Others are dead; meanwhile, his daughter-in-law is about to..."

June 8, 2001 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Public Notice
Our weekly calendar of activist and volunteer events and fundraisers.
"...DeWitty Job Training & Employment Center Instructors and employment counselors needed. 2209 Rosewood #205,..."

March 23, 2001 Column by Kate X Messer

Naked City
Two Texas legislators file two very different bills in response to apparent conflicts of interest by state Supreme Court clerks who take bonuses from their future employers.
"...legal. As filed, Harris' bill not only allows the employment arrangements to continue at the court, but extends the..."

March 23, 2001 News Feature by Michael King

Technical Difficulties
Older professionals face a hard choice: leave Austin or go tech?
"...try to move from other fields into high tech employment typically don't find the going very easy. "If people..."

March 2, 2001 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Naked City
Conservative Federal Judge Edith Jones speaks to Federalist students at the UT School of Law. Will Jones be Bush's first Supreme Court pick?
"...dealing with racial or sexual discrimination. "The number of employment suits is rising as the economy is prospering," Jones..."

Feb. 2, 2001 News Feature by Louis Dubose

Saving All Our Changes
Cyber-castoffs are curated at Austin's Goodwill Computer.
"...hardware/software in order to raise money for training and employment programs. (Indeed, the retail operation is itself a spinoff..."

Dec. 8, 2000 Features Feature by Michael King

Public Notice
Public Notice asks not what it can do for its community but what you can. This week features a list of Austin area Volunteer opportunities.
"...DeWitty Job Training & Employment Center Instructors and employment counselors needed. 2209 Rosewood, #205,..."

Sept. 8, 2000 Column by Kate X Messer

Color of Justice
A drug bust in tiny Tulia, Texas opens up old racial wounds and raises questions about the veracity of the undercover cop-for-hire who orchestrated it all.
"...raise questions about Coleman's background -- relating to his employment history and the mysterious circumstances surrounding an indictment of..."

July 28, 2000 News Feature by Nate Blakeslee

Public Notice
Public Notice says, "Keep cool this summer and volunteer for a local public service organization.
"...DeWitty Job Training & Employment Center Instructors and employment counselors needed. 2209 Rosewood, #205,..."

June 2, 2000 Column by Kate X Messer

The Life and Times of Gus Garcia
City Council Member Gus Garcia retires after more than 30 years of public service
"...the wide sweep of its activities: investigating housing and employment-discrimination complaints, working for educational equality, focusing on police-community relations,..."

June 2, 2000 News Feature by Daryl Slusher

Carrying the Burden
During Gov. Bush's campaign for his party's presidential nomination last fall, reporters asked the candidate to comment on a federal government report asserting that many Texans, including large numbers of children, were going to bed hungry. "I saw the report that children in Texas are going hungry. Where?" he demanded, going on to say, "You'd think the governor would have heard if there are pockets of hunger in Texas." Indeed, you would, especially if one of those pockets is just a few miles from his front door, Virginia B. Wood explains as she explores the very pockets of hunger in Austin Bush has difficulty fathoming.
"...centers blossom all over the Central Texas area while unemployment is at an all-time low, 2.6%. Austin's "Smart Growth"..."

April 28, 2000 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Public Notice
"Public Notice" is the sassy yet totally sincere public service column of the Austin Chronicle. This week is Part One of a list of community groups that need YOU!
"...DeWitty Job Training & Employment Center Instructors and employment counselors needed. 2209 Rosewood, #205,..."

March 24, 2000 Column by Kate X Messer

Federal Money at Stake
"...Employment services $0.8 billion..."

Feb. 11, 2000 News Feature

Naked City
Political consultant Ted Delisi, whose work for Gov. George W. Bush and other clients has drawn criticism in recent months, leaves his full-time position as Attorney General John Cornyn's press aide.
"...that there were any ethical problems with Delisi's outside employment. And sources at Cornyn's office say that Delisi's decision..."

Jan. 14, 2000 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Media Clips
The Statesman doesn't let facts get in the way of telling the truth about the Tim Jones tapes.
"...a job was based on what any application for employment should be: his skills at discovering pollution. As for..."

Nov. 26, 1999 News Column by Lee Nichols

Million-Dollar Man
AG press spokesman Ted Delisi also works as a campaign consultant to George Bush.
"...that state officials and employees may not hold outside employment if the job "could be reasonably expected to impair..."

Nov. 5, 1999 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Pigs and Battleships
"...though it’s the easiest and most lucrative opportunity for employment in this naval-base town. Pigs and Battleships is reputed..."

Nov. 4, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Letters at 3AM
What does this so-called "boom" mean to most Americans?
"...in California now conform to the stereotypical notion of employment: working outside the home at a single, full-time job..."

Oct. 29, 1999 Column by Michael Ventura

Public Notice
What's better in Austin than its public service community?
"...DeWitty Job Training & Employment Center Instructors and employment counselors needed. 2209 Rosewood, 78702...."

Sept. 24, 1999 Column by Kate X Messer

Traffic Stop
Neighborhood Concerns
"...the CAMPO policy advisory committee approved new population and employment forecasts for its 2025 transportation plan. The forecasts, officials..."

June 11, 1999 News Feature by Lee Simmons

Nickel-and-Diming It
Security in State Jobs
"...Traditionally, one of the things that has made state employment attractive has been the relative job security it offered...."

May 21, 1999 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Privatizing Services: A Pay Raise at a Cost
"...whose Web site features headlines like "Why not Privatize Unemployment Insurance?," "Privatizing Public Radio," and "Privatizing the Electromagnetic Spectrum."..."

May 21, 1999 News Feature

UT'S Tenure Process
"...no longer, however, comes with a promise of lifetime employment. The tenure process itself works like this: After six..."

April 30, 1999 News Feature

On the Lege
Free to Be
"...need to find some place to fix" the current employment non-discrimination law to include sexual orientation...."

April 2, 1999 News Column

Public Notice
Volunteer Some More
"...DeWitty Job Training & Employment Center Instructors and employment counselors needed, as well as..."

March 26, 1999 Column by Kate X Messer

The Forum PUD
"...area of southwest Austin is "underserved" by retail and employment opportunities. This lack of services contributes to long commutes..."

Feb. 19, 1999 News Feature

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