2015

 

Austin Chronicle 
Dec. 25, 2015
Workers Defense Welcomes New Executive Director 

CBS DFW
Dec. 22, 2015
City of Dallas Rest Break Ordinance Takes Effect Jan. 1

Patch
Dec. 20, 2015
Workers Defense Project Celebrates Holidays, Accomplishments

Latina.com
Dec. 18, 2015
Why These Immigrant Families Are Caroling Outside The Texas Governor’s Mansion

Dallas Culture Map
Dec. 13, 2015
Dallas dabbles in high-roller race car sponsorship and more city news

ENR Texas & Louisiana
Dec. 12, 2015
Dallas Passes Mandatory Rest Breaks for Construction Workers

Dallas Observer 

Dec. 10, 2015
Dallas Passes Mandatory Rest Breaks for Construction Workers 

Construction Citizen
Dec. 9, 2015
Dallas Adopts Mandatory Rest Breaks for Construction Workers

Dallas Morning News City Hall Blog
Dec. 9, 2015
Dallas will require rest breaks for construction workers

KRLD-AM Radio (Dallas)
Dec. 9, 2015
Workers Defense Project pushes rest breaks ordinance

The Texas Tribune
Dec. 9, 2015
Dallas to Require Breaks for Construction Workers

KDFW Fox Radio (Dallas)
Dec. 9, 2015
City council votes to require 10 minute breaks for construction workers

KXAS NBC Radio (Dallas)
Dec. 9, 2015
Workers Defense Project pushes rest breaks ordinance

CBS DFW
Dec. 9, 2015
Council Approves Rest Breaks For Dallas Manual Labor Workers

NBC DFW
Dec. 9, 2015
Dallas Passes Mandatory Breaks for Construction Workers

WFAA 8
Dec. 9, 2015
Dallas council votes to require rest breaks for construction workers 

Dallas Morning News
Dec. 8, 2015
Dallas Proposal to Mandate Rest Breaks for Construction Workers faces divide on Council

 

The Dallas Observer
Dec. 2, 2015
Dallas Construction Worker Rest Ordinance Back for Round Three

Austin Chronicle  
Nov. 27, 2015
Working Overtime, but Not Getting Paid for It

USA Today
Nov. 27, 2015
Texas immigrants rest case with Supreme Court

Telemundo
Nov. 25, 2015
Empleadas domésticas denuncian abusos

Austin Chronicle  
Nov. 24, 2015
Workers Defense Pilgrimage Concludes 

The Daily Texan
Nov. 23, 2015
Texans rally for immigrants’ rights in three-day march

KXAN 
Nov. 22, 2015
Protesters rally outside of Governor’s mansion, call for immigration reform

The Texas Tribune  
Nov. 21, 2015
Boisterous Immigration Protest At Governor’s Mansion

The Texas Tribune  
Nov. 21, 2015
Immigrants Protest Outside Governor’s Mansion

Austin American Statesman 
Nov. 21, 2015
Rally calls on Abbott to end opposition to Obama’s immigration plan

KVUE  
Nov. 21, 2015
Protesters denounce Abbott’s immigration moves

Fox 7 News  
Nov. 21, 2015
Group finishes march for immigration reform

ValleyCentral  
Nov. 21, 2015
Immigrant rights advocates protest Abbott’s immigration lawsuit

Telemundo Austin 
Nov. 21, 2015
Organizan vigilia en apoyo de Acción Diferida 

The Austin Chronicle
Nov. 20, 2015
A Pilgrimage for Immigrants

The Texas Tribune
Nov. 20, 2015
White House Asks Court to Review Immigration Ruling

Univisión 62
Nov. 20, 2015
2 Dia de la Peregrinación Proinmigrante 

Univisión 41
Nov. 20, 2015
Miles de pasos por la defensa de migrantes

Univisión 41
Nov. 20, 2015
Nada detiene peregrinos de la Acción Ejecutiva

Univisión 41
Nov. 20, 2015
Marchan por la Acción Ejecutiva en Texas

Time Warner Cable News
Nov. 20, 2015
Dozens March from Taylor to Austin in Support of President’s Immigration Actions

KXAN
Nov. 20, 2015
Immigrant families march 3 days to Governor’s Mansion

The Texas Tribune
Nov. 19, 2015
On 37-Mile March, Immigrants Slam Abbott

Aristegui Noticias
Nov. 19, 2015
Marcha familiares de indocumentados en Texas; urgen a gobernador apoyar reforma migratoria 

Fox 7 News
Nov. 19, 2015
Taylor community gathers for immigrants reform

Univisión
Nov. 19, 2015
Inicia peregrinación masiva de proinmigrantes

Telemundo Austin
Nov. 19, 2015
Activistas e inmigrantes inician marcha en pro de Acción Ejecutiva

Austin American Statesman
Nov. 18, 2015
Marcha de 33 millas busca cambio migratorio en Texas

KABC-AM  (Los Angeles) 
Nov. 10, 2015
Governor Abbott’s lawsuit against Obama’s immigration reform policy

KLIV-AM Radio (San Francisco) 
Nov. 10, 2015
Governor Abbott’s opposition to immigration reform

WBAP-AM Radio (Dallas)
Nov. 10, 2015
WDP responds to Abbott’s opposition to immigration reform

Univision Houston  
Nov. 9, 2015
Entrevista con Cristina Tzintzún

Texas Tribune  
Nov. 9, 2015
Fifth Circuit Strikes Down Immigration Program

KXAS (DFW)
Nov. 8, 2015
WDP/TOP Press Conference and Rally

Al Dia Dallas
Nov. 6, 2015
Planean visita a mansión de Abbott a un año de DAPA

The Dallas Morning News Trail Blazers Blog
Nov. 5, 2015
Immigrants plan visit to Texas Governor’s residence to plead their case

Hoy Dallas
Oct. 14, 2015
Indiferencia de Abbott ante madre inmigrante: “Buenos dias. Adios”

KERA Think
Oct. 13, 2015
Working for Workers

Time Warner Cable News
Oct. 12, 2015
Group Demands Relief for Immigrant Families

KUT Radio
Oct. 12, 2015
Workers Defense Project, elected officials call on Abbott to drop lawsuit against DACA

Univision 62
Oct. 12, 2015
Familias inmigrantes piden al gobernador de Texas parar los ataques

Telemundo Austin
Oct. 12, 2015
Lideres de Austin, comunidad inmigrante presionan a Abbott sobre inmigracion

Univision 41 San Antonio
Oct. 12, 2015
Familias inmigrantes piden al gobernador de Texas parar los ataques

The Texas Tribune
Oct. 12, 2015
Austin Leaders Blast State Leaders Over Immigration

Univision 62
Oct. 8, 2015
Resuelve tus dudas sobre DACA y DAPA

Burnt Orange Report
Oct. 2, 2015
Dallas City Council Yet To Act On Construction Workers’ Demands For Water Breaks

Azteca America
Oct. 1, 2015
Texas es el estado con mas trabajadores muertos por accidente

Hoy Dallas
Oct. 1, 2015
Concejal de Dallas minimiza el pedido de una ordenanza que proteja a trabajadores

KVUE (Austin)
Oct. 1, 2015
Developer to pay Austin $2.4M for violating incentive deal

Hoy Dallas
Sept. 30, 2015
Presionan para que en Dallas haya ordenanza que proteja a trabajadores de la construccion

Texas Tribune
Sept. 30, 2015
In Dallas, A Push to Give Some Workers a Break

Mercado Bilingue
Sept. 30, 2015
Protestors demand Dallas City Officials pass a mandatory water and rest break for construction workers

Azteca America
Sept. 29, 2015
Muere Trabajador Inmigrante en Dallas Decenas Protestan

Telemundo 39 Dallas
Sept. 29, 2015
Exigen descansos para empleados de la construccion

Univision 23 Dallas
Sept. 29, 2015
Obreros en Dallas logran ‘gol a su favor’

Al Dia Dallas
Sept. 29, 2015
Protesta pide descanso para trabajadores de la construccion

Dallas Morning News
Sept. 29, 2015
Protestors at Dallas City Hall seek mandatory breaks for low-wage laborers

Univision 62 Austin
Sept. 28, 2015
Trabajador gravemente lesionado al caer de un edificio

Telemundo Austin
Sept. 10, 2015
Encuesta revela escasez de trabajadores de construccion calificadas

The Austin Chronicle
Sept. 10, 2015
Best Working Class Hero: Cristina Tzintzun, Workers Defense Project

Telemundo Austin
Sept. 9, 2015
Activistas denuncian presuntos abusos de contratista

The Texas Tribune
Sept. 8, 2015
West Texas Company Fined in Deadly Oil Rig Explosion

Univision 23 Dallas
Sept. 3, 2015
Trabajador murio de un golpe de calor

Telemundo Austin
Sept. 2, 2015
“Alegre, optismista, un guerrero, un luchador”

Univision 62 Austin
August 31 2015
Como lidiar con el acoso sexual

Dallas Morning News
August 28, 2015
Local activists travel to Wyoming to warn of effect of rising rates on families

Austin Chronicle
August 28, 2015
Labor Advocates Say There is more Austin can do to protect its low-wage workers

Univision 62 Austin
August 26, 2015
Empleado de construccion se queda atrapado por una hora

Telemundo Austin
August 26, 2015
Accidente laboral deja obrero herido en obra de hotel Fairmont

EHS Today
August 18th, 2015
Death on the Job: Putting Names and Faces on Fatality Statistics

Telemundo 39 Dallas
Aug. 12, 2015
Habla la familia de joven que murio por el calor

El Mundo
July 24th, 2015
Un empleo peligroso

Texas Tribune
July 22th, 2015
OSHA Chief: Accidents Reflect Lax Safety Culture in Texas

Equal Times
July 20th, 2015
Work kills 150 people in the United States

Austin Chronicle
July 17th, 2015
Beside the Point: Your Job or Your Life

Austin Chronicle
July 17th, 2015
Remembering a “Unknown Worker”

The Austin American Statesman
July 14th, 2015
A heartfelt goodbye to a fallen construction worker

The Austin American Statesman
July 14th, 2015
Photos of construction worker vigil

The Austin American Statesman
July 14th, 2015
Dozens hold vigil for construction worker who died on the job

Telemundo Austin
July 14th, 2015
Organizan vigilia en honor a obrero muerto en accidente laboral

Univision
July 14th, 2015
Texas, la zona mas peligrosa para ser trabajador de construccion

KXAN
July 14th, 2015
Workers Defense, OSHA investigating after death at East Austin job site

Austin Chronicle
July 14th, 2015
Death on the Job: Construction workers falls to his death on the Eastside

Huffington Post
July 10th, 2015
Undocumented Immigrants Rally in New Orleans, Waiting for Relief

KEYE TV
July 10th, 2015
Texan’s Falling Victim to ‘Wage Theft’

Think Progress
July 10th, 2015
Meet the Immigrants Who Are Asking the 5th Circuit Court to Stop Their Families’ Deportation

Univision
July 10th, 2015
Habitantes de Austin Viajan a Nuevo Orleans

Time Warner Cable News
July 10th, 2015
Workers Defense Project Members Head to New Orleans

KVUE 
July 8th, 2015
Worker Shortage Contributing to MoPac Expansion Delays

University of Texas College of Liberal Arts 
June 24th, 2015
Exposing the Underbelly of Austin’s Economic Segregation

The Austin American Statesman
June 10th, 2015
Owners of planned Eastside Hotel say project fits within Austin ideals.

The Austin Chronicle
June 5th, 2015
Eastside Developer Promises $15/Hour Wage Floor, and More

KVUE
June 1st, 2015
FYI Austin: Chris Wagner of IBEW

Telemundo 39
May 19th, 2015
Clases de Inglés para la comunidad

Construction Citizen
May 18th, 2015
WFAA Report: Independent contracting costs workers and taxpayers

Univision
May 12th, 2015
En Texas intentan aprobar una ley antiinmigrante

US Department of Labor Blog
April 30th, 2015
Investing in the Future: The Workers Lab Shows Seeds of Change

WFAA
April 28th, 2015
Independent contracting costs workers and taxpayers

KHOU
April 24th, 2015
Invisible workers mean profits for some, tragedy for others

KEYE
April 17th, 2015
Employers warn $15 wage could cause problems

The Huffington Post
April 3rd, 2015
Legacy means leaving the ladder for others to follow

The Austin American Statesman
April 1st, 2015
Want a permit? Show you can make Austin more affordable

The Austin Chronicle
March 27th, 2015
Still all about the money?

Think Progress
March 26th, 2015
Labor unions move to protect immigrants, regardless of legal status

Construction Citizen
March 24th, 2015
Business and labor join forces in push to crack down on wage theft

Construction Citizen
March 16th, 2015
Hundreds march in honor of fallen workers

The Texas Tribune
March 15th, 2015
Texas Urged to Crack Down on Employers That Misclassify Workers

Telemundo Austin
March 13th, 2015
Proyecto de Defensa Laboral organiza reunión sobre inmigración

Community Impact News
March 6th, 2015
ACC Board sorts through bond construction projects

The Austin Chronicle
March 6th, 2015
Immigrants’ future uncertain

The Dallas Morning News
March 4th, 2015
Coalition calls for fed focus on full employment, higher wages

Rag Blog
March 4th, 2015
1000 March on Texas State Capitol to mark Austin’s Day of the Fallen

The American Prospect
February 26th, 2015
Worker centers: Organizing the unorganizable

KUT Austin
February 25th, 2015
How many construction workers die in Texas every year?

Austin American Statesman
February 25th, 2015
Tzintzún: Abbott’s lawsuit not in the best interest of Texas business

Telemundo Austin
February 25th, 2015
Cientos de trabajadores marchan en Austin para pedir mejor trato

El Paso Times
February 25th, 2015
El Paso construction workers ask for stronger safety laws

Univision Austin
February 25th, 2015
Trabajadores de la construccion piden mejores condiciones en el trabajo

Austin Monitor
February 24th, 2015
City works to smooth out new concrete ordinance

Trib Talk
February 24th, 2015
Honor the dignity of the workers who build Texas

Austin American Statesman
February 21st, 2015
Trabajadores protestan freno a decreto ejecutivo

Austin American Statesman
February 21st, 2015
Workers protest injunction on Obama’s immigration orders

Austin American Statesman
February 21st, 2015
Workers Defense Project rally, 02.21.15

KXAN
February 21st, 2015
Injunction on immigration order prompts Austin rally

In These Times
February 18th, 2015
Steven Greenhouse on Keeping the Labor Beat Alive

Houston Chronicle
February 17th, 2015
Victory or overreach? Reaction to delay in Obama immigration order

Telemundo Austin
February 10th, 2015
Proyecto Defensa Laboral anuncia “Día de los Caídos”

Austin Chronicle
February 8th, 2015
Lege targets the undocumented

Al Día
January 27th, 2015
Avanza propuesta de descansos obligatorios para trabajadores de Dallas

The Dallas Morning News
January 27th, 2015
Dallas council to weigh work breaks for construction crews

The Austin Chronicle
January 9th, 2015
Labor: Good, Bad…and Ugly

Huffington Post
January 18th, 2015
MLK’s Dream Starts at Home

The Austin Chronicle
January 23rd, 2015
Anti-Immigration Lawsuit on Shaky Ground