Tag Archives: labor
More than 2.6 million Americans and 287,000 Texans are paid at or below the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Hundreds of Texas workers joined a national day of action for a $15 minimum wage and union representation despite a political climate hostile to labor....Read More
A new national survey found that 40 percent of female fast-food workers reported being sexually harassed on the job.
A new national survey found that 40 percent of female fast-food workers reported being sexually harassed on the job....Read More
The 491-mile walk led to the first statewide minimum wage and effectively launched the farmworkers’ movement in Texas.
Austin demonstrators recreated part of 1966's 491-mile march for better farmworker conditions, which effectively led to the state's first minimum wage....Read More
Prison abolitionists gathered in Austin on the 45th anniversary of the Attica prison riots.
Prison abolitionists gathered in Austin on the 45th anniversary of the Attica prison riots to protest unpaid labor in Texas prisons....Read More
In this month’s Strangest State: Wal-Mart closures prompt conspiracy theories, a lawman turns to Facebook to catch drug dealers, and a murder defendant questi...Read More
Friday morning, Austin City Council upheld a decision to revoke a $3.8 million incentive deal with Indiana-based developer White Lodging. Labor groups say the c...Read More