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"...are pressuring fast-food corporations to pay their workers a living wage...."

Oct. 18, 2013 News Feature

News Ticker: July 12
All the news that's fit to blog
"...that the D.C. City Council voted to raise the living wage requirement for large retailers to $12.50, possibly halting..."

July 12, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

Inventing New (Still Horrible) Ways To Die
You're Next
"...a movie where we could actually pay them a living wage."..."

Sept. 23, 2011 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Taxi Report Hits Rocky Terrain
With transportation, it's hard to find the middle of the road
"...that makes it hard for hacks to earn a living wage. Mundy disputes this. In an interview, he said..."

Sept. 23, 2011 News Feature by Mike Kanin

The Hightower Report
Lobbyists' BFF; and California's Budding Union Movement
"...other industry, need a unified voice to achieve a living wage, decent benefits, training, job security, upward mobility, and..."

Oct. 15, 2010 News Column by Jim Hightower

City Hall Hustle: In the Shadow of Sanders ...
Council facing less dramatic agenda this week
"...certainly won't hurt its chances. The contract requires a "living wage" of $11 an hour for employees and guarantees..."

Aug. 6, 2010 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Recycled Dreams: Three MRFs and a Phantom in the Wings
The council considers recycling proposals, with one offer off the table
"...35 green jobs within the first year at a living wage, with health insurance. Recyclables could be hauled away..."

May 21, 2010 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

The Politics of Food Production
Austin's first Fair Trade Film Festival sparks controversy
"...people who produce it are usually not paid a living wage." Even though the first Fair Trade supply chains..."

April 30, 2010 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

We Are Sociopathic Narcissists Who Do Nonprofit Work to Pad Résumés
"...public transportation, poor people, and offering jobs at a living wage. We think that God has given people (and..."

April 9, 2010 Postmarks

23rd Street Market Faces Extinction
"...put money into the Austin economy, and provide a living wage for local artisans. It has degenerated into a..."

May 16, 2009 Postmarks

Simon No Deal
"...kept its word to the public on things like living-wage jobs or open space. In fact, they openly admit..."

Oct. 7, 2008 Postmarks

AISD Puts Faith in Voters
Teachers' paychecks – and the tax raise they require – are in voters' hands this November
"...million would cover a 3% staff pay raise, a living wage for substitute staff, continued 100% individual employee health..."

Sept. 5, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Point Austin: Denver Stakes
What Obama signifies for the rest of us
"...economic development, health care, and public education; a national living wage; gender and racial equity in opportunity and wages;..."

Aug. 29, 2008 News Column by Michael King

Happenings
May 8-14
"...Meet people whose lives have been changed by a living wage in undeveloped countries. 2pm. Ten Thousand Villages, 1317..."

May 9, 2008 News Feature

Naked City
"...many of them to end their homelessness is a living-wage job." Troxell is also director of legal aid for..."

Jan. 18, 2008 News Feature

Indefinable Magic
Ernie Durawa's Monstas keep another grim demon at bay
"...players, she once responded, "How about paying them a living wage?"..."

Jan. 11, 2008 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Feedback From the Homeless
"...many of them to end their homelessness is a living wage job.” Troxell is also director of legal aid..."

Jan. 10, 2008 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Homeless Advocates Oppose Panhandling Ban
Organized opposition to new panhandling laws emerges.
"...Texas, Communication Workers of America #6132, House The Homeless/Universal Living Wage Coalition, the Mexican American Legal Defense Fund (MALDEF),..."

Sept. 26, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Lear Jaunt
Matthew Radford explains how a professional British actor wound up playing Lear in a Central Texas barn
"...not a lot of money, you understand, but a living wage. That means you can just act, that's what..."

July 28, 2006 Arts Feature by Clayton Maxwell

Run-off Roundup
Congressional District 10: Ankrum Wallops Foreman
"...Child Left Behind, advocates universal health care and a living wage, and actively sought the endorsement of gay rights..."

April 14, 2006 News Feature by Lee Nichols

The Candidates
"...– he has been a strong advocate of a living wage – but also wants to avoid "tuition creep,"..."

March 31, 2006 News Feature

Point Austin: Kicking Around the Bonds
T he Sisyphus bond committee just rolled the stone up the hill – be ready to duck
"...If all Austin workers had access to a real living wage, we'd have much less public need for "affordable"..."

Jan. 20, 2006 News Column by Michael King

Council Notes
Toll roads and trash dumps on the council agenda
"...to one side, holding banners and signs demanding a living wage. Will Wynn, acknowledging the ordinances as "sensitive because..."

Oct. 28, 2005 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

City Hammers Out Budget, Crosses Fingers for Katrina Evacuee Reimbursements
2005-06 money is ready to spend
"...employees (all but police, fire, and EMS), raising the living wage to $10.90 an hour, implementing pay-for-performance measures, and..."

Sept. 16, 2005 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Naked City
Sparks fly over property tax rate
"...our departments, all our add-backs," she said, calling the living wage increase for city employees and restoration of social..."

Aug. 12, 2005 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Add-Backs to Cut City Services
"...in the Workforce $1.47 million$1,467,805 for market adjustments and living wage Social Service Contracts $0.57 million$573,182 to restore prior..."

Aug. 5, 2005 News Feature

Naked City
Violates free speech, judge says
"...really protests against "businesses that won't pay a fair living wage."..."

July 29, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Naked City
Headlines and happening from Austin and beyond
"...Austin, Thu.-Sun., Feb. 10-13. Learn how to run a living wage campaign, what unions are and why they're important,..."

Feb. 11, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Austin @ Large: The Job Description
Why sane people don't run for City Council
"...like affordable housing, or libraries and education, or a living wage – are willing to let their membership lapse..."

Dec. 3, 2004 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Selling Women Short: The Landmark Battle for Workers' Rights at Wal-Mart
Culled mostly from interviews with plaintiffs, witnesses, and lawyers, this book breathes life into the names and numbers likely to become familiar to us as 'Betty Dukes v. Wal-Mart' plays out
"...that employees are screwed equally when it comes to living wage – Wal-Mart actually supplements wages with paperwork on..."

Nov. 12, 2004 Books Review by Nora Ankrum

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