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Workers Protest Gables
WDP wants developer to ensure its subs pay fair wages
"...Eight painters claim they're owed, collectively, $8,500 in unpaid wages for the work they did on the Gables project..."

Nov. 21, 2014 News Feature by Amy Kamp

New Life for Plaza Saltillo
City to reshape old rail yard into transit hub
"...the developer's commitment to pay all construction workers a living wage...."

June 13, 2014 News Feature by Amy Smith

Council: About Those Tax Bills ...
Vested rights returns to agenda
"...There's more where those came from: a living wage review; a resolution endorsing the new Environmental Protection..."

June 6, 2014 News Feature by Michael King

Albert Nobbs
This melancholy picture is distinguished by Glenn Close's vanishing act in the titular role.
"...Tootsie: Work is scarce, and work that pays a living wage even scarcer. Thus Nobbs the feminine becomes Nobbs..."

Jan. 27, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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
"...next 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

Happenings
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

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

Endorsements
"...as 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

Endorsements
"...as 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

Postmarks
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

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

Postmarks
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

The Real Housewives of Ciudad Juárez
Living double lives in the shadow of the border
"...call 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

Postmarks
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

Headlines
"...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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