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Richard Shaw

  • Music

    August 1, 2013

    Ten the Hard Way: Introducing the Houston Music Hall of Fame

    In honor of the 25th Annual Houston Press Music Awards, we present the Houston Music Hall of Fame.

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2010

    Unions Take to the Barricades For Old Teachers

    Photo by Margaret Downing​Both the local AFL-CIO chapter and the Houston Federation of Teachers are urging a huge turnout at Thursday night's Houston ISD board meeting to protest planned layoffs of teachers and other district employees in an attempt to stop what one union leader calls "this insane ... More >>

  • Music

    July 3, 2008
  • Blogs

    June 30, 2008
  • Music

    January 12, 2006

    Bayou City Music Mindbender, Part II

    Another chance to test your knowledge of local lore

  • News

    January 15, 2004

    Moving Target

    The city is rolling out the welcome mat for CITGO. But many workers want the company to get lost.

  • News

    October 30, 2003

    Behind the Happy Face

    Labor pains flare in a worker's fight with Wal-Mart

  • News

    May 11, 2000

    Workers Reject a Union

    A January walkout fails to bring representation to Quietflex

  • News

    February 24, 2000

    Awakening Giant

    Immigrant Hispanic workers at Quietflex spoke out. Now their struggle may reshape organized labor in Houston.

  • News

    October 1, 1998

    Steel Reunion

    Union Tank Car vote reflects labor's rebound

  • Music

    October 1, 1998
  • News

    April 2, 1998

    All in a Day's Work

    Lockheed Martin's welfare-reform efforts have cost taxpayers across the country millions. So naturally, Lockheed Martin has been hired to train and find jobs for the poor in Houston and Harris County.

  • News

    January 16, 1997

    Minimal Theories

    Despite the rhetoric, evidence on the minimum wage initiative isn't conclusive either way

  • News

    October 31, 1996

    DisUnion

    Rent by charges of corruption and ineffective representation, Teamsters Local 988 may be driving itself to destruction

  • News

    August 31, 1995

    Gayle Force

    A vigorous advocate for teachers and the bane of HISD administrators, confrontational union boss Gayle Fallon wields a growing power over the direction of Houston's public schools

  • News

    February 2, 1995

    It's Joe B.'s World

    In the Kingdom of Bob, lawyer Joe B. Allen is the prime minister of vested interests

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