2014

In These Times
December 31, 2014
When the Teenager is the Breadwinner

Al Dia
December 29, 2014
Cambian regulaciones de OSHA para reportar lesiones graves

Austin American Statesman
December 23rd, 2014
Year in Review: Akers’ PCDC made headlines throughout 2014

Texas Observer
December 17th, 2014
Change Makers

Univision
December 13th, 2014
Demandarán por negligencia

KERA
December 12th, 2014
Three construction workers die in downtown Dallas fire

News West 9
December 12th, 2014
Construction Worker Deaths on the Job in Texas Rank #1 in the Nation

Tribeza
December 8th, 2014
Austin’s Breakout Stars

Washington Post
December 8th, 2014
The dean of American labor reporters explains everything

Time Warner Cable News
December 6th, 2014
Groups React to Abbott’s Lawsuit Against Obama

Gawker
December 5th, 2014
A Q&A with Steven Greenhouse, One of America’s last labor reporters

Telemundo
December 2nd, 2014
Construction workers ask for right to rest

Austin American Statesman
December 2nd, 2014
Austin area nonprofits participate in Giving Tuesday

Austin American Statesman
November 26th, 2014
Histórica acción ejecutiva

Austin American Statesman
November 21st, 2014
Immigrants hesitant to apply for new programs

Austin Chronicle
November 20th, 2014
Workers Protest Gables

Telemundo 
November 18th, 2014
Construcción: Trabajo de Vida or Muerte 

Austin Chronicle
November 18th, 2014
Workers Protest Gables

Dallas Morning News
November 13th, 2014
Facing Race bus tour shows Dallas stories of struggle and hope

Dallas Observer
November 13th, 2014
Dallas City Council Doesn’t Think Construction Workers Deserve Rest or Water Breaks

Hoy Dallas
November 13th, 2014
Trabajadores de la construcción en Dallas piden descanso, agua y sombra

Dallas Morning News
November 12th, 2014
Give Dallas construction workers a break

Texas Tribune
November 7th, 2014
Obama Action on Immigration Could Benefit Texas Economy

Colorlines
November 7th, 2014
Facing Race Spotlight: Labor Activist Cristina Tzintzún 

Telemundo
November 5th, 2014
Grupos pro-inmigrante listos para luchar contra conservadores

Telemundo
November 4th, 2014
Proyecto de derecho laboral ofrece información sobre seguridad en el trabajo

Dallas Observer
October 17th, 2014
Texas Construction Workers Say Aldi, Dallas Subcontractor Ripped Them Out of $20,000

Construction Citizen
October 16th, 2014
Austin Community College Taps Breaks on New Rules for Construction

Diario La Estrella
October 12, 2014
Dan su esfuerzo y lucha por todos los inmigrantes 

Austin American Statesman
October 10th, 2014
Latino Workers are American Workers

New York Times
October 9th, 2014
Injury Statistics by Race Go Uncollected

Wall Street Journal
October 9th, 2014
Wave of Immigrants to US Resurges

Houston Chronicle
October 8th, 2014
Mostyns gave Democrats $2 million this summer

Time Warner Cable News

October 6th, 2014
Task force created to tackle ACC bond construction

Telemundo 
October 2nd, 2014
Clases de Inglés a bajo costo

Telemundo
October 1st, 2014
Construction Workers Ask for Right to Rest

Austin American Statesman
September 28th, 2014
Labor Law Snubbers gorged on stimulus

KVUE
September 23rd, 2014
Business accused of employing undocumented immigrants

Austin American Statesman
September 10th, 2014
Construction agreement to provide training, better wages

Univision
September 5th, 2014
El proyecto de defensa laboral ha implementado el programa de Mejores Constructores

Star-Telegram
September 4th, 2014
Contract To Cheat

Texas Tribune
September 4th, 2014
Dallas Construction Workers Lobby for Breaks

Al Día
September 3rd, 2014
Enfrenta obstáculos medida de protección a obreros

Telemundo
September 3rd, 2014
¿Descanso obligatorio para trabajadores?

Univision
September 3rd, 2014
Obreros en Dallas piden descansos

WFAA 8
September 3rd, 2014
Construction workers demand brief breaks from heat

Dallas Morning News
September 3rd, 2014
Dallas City Council divided over whether it should demand rest, water breaks for construction workers

Huffington Post
August 29th, 2014
This Labor Day Let’s Rethink the Texas Miracle

Telemundo
August 29th, 2014
Construction Workers Risk Lives on Job

Houston Chronicle
August 22nd, 2014
In building boom, construction workers gain the upper hand

CW33
August 20th, 2014
Give Me a Break: Construction Workers Plead for a Break

The Dallas Morning News
August 16th, 2014
Death on the Job: Texas Construction Workers More Likely to Die than Construction Workers Elsewhere

Dallas Observer
August 15th, 2014
Dallas Construction Workers Want the City to Make Construction in Dallas Suck Less

Construction Citizen
August 14th, 2014
A Push for Mandatory Water Breaks for Construction Workers in Dallas

FOX 4, Dallas Fort Worth
July 24th, 2014
Group Pushes for Dallas Construction Industry Regulation

Summer for Respect
July 20th, 2014
Building Blocks: OUR Walmart <3s Workers Defense Project

KEYE TV, Austin
July 7th, 2014
Austin Could Issue Municipal ID Cards to Undocumented Immigrants

Texas Tribune
July 2nd, 2014

Texas Tribune, TribTalk
June 30th, 2014
Mandatory Workers’ Comp is Right for Texas

Think Progress
June 27th, 2014
6 Groups That Are Reinventing Organized Labor

Austin Chronicle
June 24th, 2014
Plaza Saltillo Decision Comes Down to Money

TWC News
June 20th, 2014
Austin Home Building Still Stifled by 2008 Crash

Dallas Morning News, City Hall Blog
June 20th, 2014
Austin has a law mandating rest and water breaks for construction workers, but not Dallas. Not yet.

Austin Chronicle
June 19th, 2014
More Bacon for Construction Workers on AISD Projects

Univision Dallas
June 17th, 2014
Empleados industriales marchan por sus derechos

Houston Chronicle
June 17th, 2014
Mislabeling construction workers as contractors draws federal scrutiny

Austin-American Statesman
June 16th, 2014
Austin district approves prevailing wage for bond work

WFAA – ABC News 8
June 14th, 2014
Protesters march in Dallas against construction business

Telemundo
June, 2014
El proyecto de defensa laboral ofrece ayuda legal

LawyersandSettlements.com
June 12th, 2014
Texas Employment: Construction Workers Subject to Violations of Their Rights

Telemundo
June 3rd, 2014
Activistas presionan a distrito escolar de Austin para aumentar salarios

New York Times
May 24th, 2014
An Uneasy Cultural Peace

Al Jazeera America
May 21st, 2014
A Texas Miracle or a Mirage?

Telemundo Austin
May 20th, 2014
Trabajadores organizan vigila para pedir respeto a sus derechos

In These Times
May 13th, 2014
In Texas, Construction Reform Has an Unlikely Champion

Telemundo
May 9th, 2014
Segunda Parte: “Esclavas Modernas”

Telemundo
May 9th, 2014
Primera Parte: “Esclavas Modernas”

WorkersCompensation.com
April 28th, 2014
OSHA Commemorates Workers’ Memorial Day By Signing Two Alliances To Promote Worker Safety And Health In North Texas

KLBJ
April 24th, 2014
A workers advocacy group petitions for better treatment of construction workers

Austin Monitor
April 16th, 2014
Capital Metro hears proposals to redevelop Plaza Saltillo area

KEYE
April 10th, 2014
Austin Approved Support to Raise State Minimum Wage

KXAN
April 9th, 2014
Worker hospitalized after being pinned in elevator shaft

Policy Link
March 14th, 2014
Building It Better in Texas

NPR’s Latino USA
February 21st, 2014
Work It! (segment begins at 9.10)

Pumphandle
February 21st, 2014
Texas’ Workers Defense Project launches biggest campaign to date in support of construction workers

Austin Chronicle
February 21st, 2014
Then There’s This: Working Man of Green Gables

People’s World
February 21st, 2014
Unions and worker centers unity results in wage and safety wins

Construction Citizen
February 19th, 2014
Workers in Austin Fight Back Against Gables

Austin American-Statesman
February 16th, 2014
Workers protest over complaints of unsafe conditions, unpaid wages at Gables sites in Austin

Burnt Orange Report
February 16th, 2014
Workers Defense Project Protests Wage Theft At Gables Residential, Pushes Immigration Reform

KEYE TV
February 15th, 2014
Austin Workers Protest Residential Company

Telemundo Austin
February 11, 2014
Protestas buscan hacer respetar los derechos de los trabajadores

Austin Business Journal
February 5th, 2014
Workers Defense Project plans protest against prominent apartment developer

KOOP 91.7-FM, Austin, Texas
January 31st, 2014
Workers Defense Project’s Cristina Tzintzún joins us on Rag Radio
Rag Radio 2014-01-31 – Cristina Tzintzun, Director of the Workers Defense Project

KEYE TV, Austin
January 29th, 2014
President Obama says Americans need a raise

Engineering-News Record
January 27th, 2014
Standing up for workers who have been exploited

Mercado Bilingue
January 2014
The Workers Defense Project: Organizing for justice