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Union's Due
Labor lawyer David Van Os stands accused by former employees of blocking their attempts to organize
" Texas you would expect to be called a union-buster. For more than 20 years, he's been going to..."

April 6, 2001 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Who Pays For Police Union Work?
Police officers, union, and city officials argue over leave time
"...Coffey and George Jackoskie, filed a grievance with their union, the Austin Police Association, arguing that the union and..."

Aug. 6, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

A More Perfect Union
"...Robert Cyrus Ryland and Donald Sneed. A More Perfect Union plays like a movie about a bunch of guys..."

Sept. 22, 1995 Movie Review by Steve Davis

To a More Perfect Union: U.S. v. Windsor
A deeply personal examination of 2013's landmark Supreme Court gay marriage case.
"...To a More Perfect Union: U.S. v. Windsor revisits Edie Windsor's ongoing battle to..."

June 8, 2018 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

XXX: State of the Union
A nonstop orgy of bullets, bombs, and booty that aims low and hits the bull’s-eye with enough firepower to sink the Bismarck.
"...that’s a good thing, but XXX: State of the Union just doesn’t know when to kick things down a..."

April 29, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

White Student Union Hits UT
Who will speak up for white students?
"...Last Friday, a Facebook group called the White Student Union at UT Austin made its introductory post. It wasn’t..."

Nov. 23, 2015 News Post by Nina Hernandez

AFD Disqualifies Union President From Firefighter Candidacy
Firefighter allegedly disqualified in retaliation for union position
" be the president of the ESD 4 firefighters' union, Local 4848. AFD Chief Rhoda Mae Kerr released a..."

July 14, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Union Bound
True story of a captured Union soldier helped back North by slaves
"...story drawn from the diaries of Joseph Hoover, a Union soldier who was captured and then helped by slaves..."

April 22, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

City and Statewide Police Union Settle Dispute
CLEAT will pay for Sgt. Harrison's leave time
"...have settled a dispute about who should pay for union-work leave time...."

Aug. 17, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

Texas Union Faculty: We Didn't Know
Member says board was not told about Cactus Cafe closure proposal
"...The role of the Texas Union Board in the decision to close UT Austin's Informal..."

Feb. 4, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Firefighters Union Gets Burned
Members' insurance coverage in limbo after funds go missing
" part of an ongoing investigation into whether a union official misappropriated union insurance money for his personal use..."

Aug. 13, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Union Considers Final Offer in Cap Metro Negotiations
If ATU 1091 rejects StarTran's offer – and they might – a strike could be on the horizon
" Capital Metro. Next week, members of bus driver union Amalgamated Transit Union 1091, who have been working under..."

Aug. 15, 2008 News Feature by Justin Ward

Playback: Austin Musician Union Overthrown
Local 433 hangs in the balance, a new hit for Fastball, and End of an Ear begins its new lease on life
"...hangs in the balance. Local 433, the city's musician union – established in 1907 – has been placed under..."

Oct. 21, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Is the City Trying to Bust the Firefighters Union?
Minority candidate hiring is still a hot-button issue
"...of the agency indicated during a four-hour meeting with union officials on Tuesday, Jan. 28, just two days before..."

Feb. 7, 2014 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Let's Fire the Union President!
"...Jay Wyatt, the president of the drivers and mechanics' union (Amalga­mat­ed Transit Union Local 1091), on unspecified charges of..."

Sept. 18, 2009 News Feature by Michael King

Transit Union Resists Giving Up Pay Raise
Cap Metro's budget woes fail to impress union
"...Capital Metro's main labor subcontractor and the transit workers union are fighting again...."

July 3, 2009 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Bus Drivers Cry Foul Over 'Union-Busting Tactic'
Bus drivers don't like StarTran's 'final offer,' but they're still on the job
" negotiations between the transit agency and the drivers' union have hurled plenty of bluster, but both insist they..."

Sept. 19, 2008 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Pepsi Brings Union Fight to City Council
Labor representatives attend council vending machine discussion, urge members to use city clout to pressure Pepsi to bargain in good faith
" join the Teamsters. (About 100 other employees remain nonunionized.) The workers decided to organize when PBG suddenly changed..."

May 6, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Lege Speaks, Cap Metro Listens: Screw the Union
Lege mandates busting union contracts at Cap Metro
"...for a third option, because the response of its unionized workers to those first two has been "no" and..."

June 3, 2011 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Hot Competition in Police Union Election
APA’s Wayne Vincent faces challenge
"...holding their own elections, deciding who will lead their union, the Austin Police Association, for the next three years...."

Nov. 11, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Union Visit Livens Up CAMPO Meeting
Picture Cap Metro with a big bull's-eye painted on it.
"...Union members in the middle of a contract impasse with..."

Sept. 16, 2005 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Probation Officers Union: Bexar us the pain
AG backs out of subpoena to out anonymous bloggers on site formed by Bexar Co. probation officers to aid in unionizing effort
"...probation officers to aid in the department's effort to unionize. The news is a victory for probation officers locked..."

June 15, 2007 News Feature by Justin Ward

More Cap Metro Union, Contractor Gridlock
Strike a real possibility
"...latest round of contract negotiations between Capital Metro's largest union, Amalgamated Transit Union 1091, and StarTran, Cap Metro's largest..."

Nov. 11, 2005 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Union Charges Cap Metro Subcontract Conflicts
Was cronyism involved in picking those new subcontractors?
"...years. For the bus drivers over at Amalgamated Transit Union 1091, the investigation has just begun into why Cap..."

May 11, 2012 News Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

AFD and Firefighters Union Broker Hiring Deal
Union and fire chief are still negotiating, but future looks bright
"...Don Williams wrote that the department had violated the union's collective-bargaining agreement by making the cognitive ability and behavioral..."

Aug. 26, 2011 News Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

Point Austin: Union Goons
In Coxworld, the unions are always the enemy
"...their latest hysterical rant against the all-powerful city public-safety unions, have helpfully suggested a whole new procedure. "The power..."

Feb. 1, 2008 News Column by Michael King

Union Will Continue to Monitor ACC
"...Dear Editor, I am the president of ACC/AFT Union 6249. I was the union representative at the Austin..."

Jan. 28, 2008 Postmarks

Teachers Eye Union Label
Four Texas Teacher Associations Fight for Members
"...Texas teachers choose to align themselves with a teachers' union or association, even though they aren't permitted to strike..."

Feb. 28, 1997 News Feature by Roseana Auten

Levy and EMS Union in Email Throwdown
EMS union leader calls for Mike Levy's resignation from city panel
"...for frustrations that have been building between the EMS union and Levy. Levy has for too long behaved as..."

March 8, 2013 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Cap Metro: Between a Rock and a Union
Lege bill would put Cap Metro labor arrangement in union crosshairs
"...a May 6 letter, the lawyer for Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1091 informed Cap Metro that no matter what..."

May 13, 2011 News Feature by Lee Nichols

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