Austin City Council

Greg Casar's Election Victory Party 2014

Greg “Gregorio” Casar took the District 4 seat for Austin City Council with 2,851 votes, or 64.62 percent, according to unofficial results. Casar’s opponent, Laura Pressley, garnered 1,561 votes, or 35.38 percent. “My first priority is listening to and working with a diverse group of constituents in District 4," Casar said. "It’s not just about my agenda but about what the families in my district need.”

Historic Victory for Worker Wages and Safety

Austin, TX - On October 24, 2013 ver four hundred workers and their supporters flooded Austin City Hall and testified to City Council members about the need for protections for workers on some of the city's largest construction projects.

Workers Defense Project Win Part 2 - Cristina Tzintzun & Jim Rigby Demand Justice for Workers

On May 24, 2012 over 150 workers and allies marched into City Hall to demand decent working conditions, fair wages, and career paths for Austin's downtown construction workers. Environmentalists, students, labor, congregations, and industry leaders came to support the march. Cristina Tzintzun and Jim Rigby speak at the city council meeting in favor of workers rights.

Workers Defense Project Wins Fight Against Large Developer - Part 1

On May 24, 2012 over 150 workers and allies marched into City Hall to demand decent working conditions, fair wages, and career paths for Austin's downtown construction workers. Environmentalists, students, labor, congregations, and industry leaders came to support the march.

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