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Politics Gift Guide
Curios for current-events connoisseurs
"...Up at the Bottom Line: The Struggle for the Living Wage!by Richard R. Troxell Plain View Press, 308 pp.,..."

Nov. 26, 2010 News Feature

Point Austin: Bare Necessities
Budget decisions are about money ... and justice
" for full-time faculty and staff, a $10 minimum (living) wage for hourly workers, a health insurance contribution from..."

Aug. 15, 2008 News Column by Michael King

Rockin' Solutions: A Four-Piece Combo
Highlights of solutions emerging from the four Live Music Task Force subcommittees
"...Musicians would much prefer to earn a living wage, not rely on charity. So the best help..."

July 18, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

June 14-20
"...PUBLIC AFFAIRS FORUM SERIES: THE CAMPAIGN FOR A UNIVERSAL LIVING WAGE Richard Troxell, chairman of the Universal Living Wage..."

June 15, 2007 News Feature

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?
"...employer ought to be expected to provide as a living wage and the kind of decent jobs that your..."

Dec. 15, 2006 Column by Nick Barbaro

After a Fashion
Stephen goes off on Fudgems and gets a li'l on himself...
"...the musicians, artists, writers, etc., and pay them a living wage. Let them be able to take care of..."

Nov. 3, 2006 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

" her specific research experience as an expert in wage-and-hour law, which just happens to have been a crucial..."

May 12, 2006 News Feature

" her specific research experience as an expert in wage-and-hour law, which just happens to have been a crucial..."

April 28, 2006 News Feature

Point Austin: Wish Lists
AFSCME steps up to the council budget table, and the bonds begin to take shape
"...adjustments necessitated by the previously adopted $10 minimum city wage, and a bilingual stipend akin to that granted to..."

July 29, 2005 News Column by Michael King

Naked City
Progressives organize – yet again – to fight the right
"...metropolitan diversity. Starting with a single issue – the living wage – the coalition used early victories as leverage..."

July 1, 2005 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

FronteraFest Schedule
"..."The Living Wage," by the Gypsy Babies. A live "silent movie"..."

Jan. 9, 2004 Arts Feature

The Hightower Report
Monsanto goes on the attack; and giving thanks for American progressivism.
"...barons, but more than 112 cities have already passed living-wage initiatives; students on more than 50 campuses have outlawed..."

Nov. 28, 2003 News Column by Jim Hightower

Our readers talk back.
"...SB 350: Living Wage for School District Construction..."

May 23, 2003 Column

Naked City
"...The Universal Living Wage recently became a bit more universal when the..."

June 28, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

From the Bottom Up
"...Getting By in America, for which she labored at minimum-wage jobs in several cities to discover how ordinary working..."

May 31, 2002 News Feature by Michael King

Naked City
"...pass a resolution endorsing adjustment of the federal minimum wage to conform to a universal living wage, which uses..."

May 24, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Hightower Brings Thunder To Austin
Jim Hightower's Rolling Thunder Down-Home Democracy Tour promises to energize activists in a carnival atmosphere .
"...including the Washington, D.C.-based Citizen Policies Institute, the Universal Living Wage Campaign, the Prison and Jail Accountability Project, the..."

March 15, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
The Candidates Propose …
"...positions on transportation, projects receiving city funds, sustainability issues ("living wage, affordable housing, health care access"), and safety concerns..."

Nov. 2, 2001 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Naked City
Jim Hightower plans to use "Rolling Thunder Chautauquas" to continue building the progressive movement
"...dump may not know the folks organizing for a living wage...."

Jan. 5, 2001 News Feature by Michael King

Think Positive
"...was financial. If I were being paid a livable wage, I would just pay the fee. Now, I see..."

May 8, 1998 Column

Class Struggle
UT Big Wheels' Perks Outweigh Staff's Paychecks
"...revealed that 94% of UT staffers are paid less-than-average wages when compared with the rest of the Austin market...."

April 24, 1998 News Feature by Robert Bryce

The Real Housewives of Ciudad Juárez
Living double lives in the shadow of the border
" centers and medical billing agencies. They paid minimum wage. But the U.S. minimum is 10 times that of..."

Oct. 18, 2013 News Feature by Debbie Nathan

The Gotham backlash continues.
"...the lake would become the province of the privileged living in their looming towers...."

Oct. 15, 1999 Column

The Make It Movement Wants You to Learn a Trade and Love What You Do
Can skilled jobs and career education change Texas culture?
"...have just a 12 percent likelihood of having a living-wage job."..."

Dec. 27, 2019 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

New to Town? Here Are Nine of the Biggest News Stories Affecting Locals.
A primer on Austin politics
"...their decision the year prior to increase the minimum wage for all city employees. The latest effort to support..."

Aug. 30, 2018 News Post by News Staff

Chronicle Endorsements
Recommendations for the county, state, and country
"...class. He's supportive of labor unions, raising the minimum wage, and ensuring access to affordable health care. We endorse..."

Feb. 16, 2018 News Feature by The Chronicle Editorial Board

Council: The FY 2018 City Budget
Maintain and sustain
"...• Civilian employee wage increase: 2.5% (public safety TBD)..."

Aug. 4, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Austin First Fair Chance City in the South
Ban the box ordinance passes Council
"...protections for city employees, an extension of the city’s living wage requirement of $13.03 to construction workers on city-funded..."

March 25, 2016 News Post by Amy Kamp

"...of developer Robert Shaw, who they say has allowed wage theft to occur at other sites of his (see..."

March 18, 2016 News Feature

Chronicle Endorsements
"...excitement from voters across the country for championing a living wage, single-payer health care, and free higher education for..."

Feb. 12, 2016 News Feature

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