Austin Chronicle May 23, 2014

Point Austin: Fixing What Ain't Broke
Does city want fair hiring, or to break the union?


Fire Engineering May 17, 2014

Austin Approves DOJ Settlement Over Firefighter Hiring


FOX7 Austin May 16, 2014

Austin Firefighters Association reacts to consent decree decision


Austin Chronicle May 16, 2014

Council: Fire, Flood, and Men on Horseback
Contentious issues fill this week's slate


Firehouse May 16, 2014

and Fire Chief May 19, 2014

Via Austin American Statesman and KXAN

Council approves federal settlement over firefighter hiring


TWC News May 16, 2014

Council Settles with DOJ Over AFD Hiring Practices


KEYE May 16, 2014

City Approves AFD Hiring Discrimination Settlement


KXAN May 16, 2014

Austin Approves DOJ Settlement Over Firefighter Hiring


KEYE May 15, 2014

AFD Union Wants City to Reject DOJ Terms


Austin Chronicle May 14, 2014

Council Preview: Where There’s Smoke
AFD hiring consent decree under fire by AFA


KVUE May 14, 2014

City could reach AFD firing resolution with DOJ


May 14, 2014: AFA President Bob Nicks and Councilman Mike Martinez Re: May 15 Consent Decree Vote

May 14, 2014: AFA President Bob Nicks and Councilman Mike Martinez Re: May 15 Consent Decree Vote


KXAN May 9, 2014

New proposed deal could resume AFD firefighter hiring


Austin Monitor / Infact Daily May 7, 2014

Despite settlement, city and firefighters remain at odds over hiring


Austin Chronicle March 6, 2014

Council: Are You Suddenly Sleepy?

Council rolls through the resolutions as Leffingwell becomes a jetsetter



KVUE March 4, 2014

Council again delays vote on DOJ settlement


KXAN March 4, 2014

Going behind closed doors: New plan for Austin Fire Dept. hiring dispute


Austin American Statesman March 4, 2014

City of Austin indefinitely postpones vote on settlement with Justice Department over firefighter hiring


Austin Chronicle February 27, 2014

AFD Hiring: Smoke or Fire?

Add the EEOC to the parties weighing in on firefighter hiring


KVUE February 26, 2014

Austin City Council to delay vote on DOJ settlement


KXAN February 26, 2014

Firefighter hiring deal may be postponed – again


Austin American Statesman February 26, 2014

City Council to postpone vote on settlement over Austin Fire Department hiring process


Austin Monitor / Infact Daily February 26, 2014

City, firefighters union headed for mediation in hiring dispute


KXAN February 19, 2014

Public safety not at more risk despite six-month AFD hiring freeze 


Austin American Statesman February 19, 2014

Firefighters union urges council to delay vote on settlement with Justice Department


FOX 7 February 19, 2014

City to vote on AFD hiring practices agreement


KXAN February 17, 2014

Proposed DOJ civil rights deal could cost city $780,000


Austin Chronicle February 7, 2014

Is the City Trying to Bust the Firefighters Union?


The Daily Caller February 2, 2014

Firefighter union leader: Evidence against discrimination ‘suppressed’


KXAN January 31, 2014

Firefighter candidate pool most diverse in years


KXAN January 30, 2014

Austin Firefighters Association President Planning for Next Flood



Austin Monitor / Infact Daily January 28, 2014

Firefighters union meets with DOJ to discuss city’s hiring process 


AFA President Bob Nicks live on air January 23, 2014

AFA President Bob Nicks live on air January 23, 2014


KVUE January 22, 2014

City preparing to settle hiring practices claim, sources say.


Austin Chronicle September 27, 2013 

Point Austin: Burning Down the House

Deadlock between city and firefighters reflects deeper problems


Austin American Statesman September 1, 2013

Nicks: We're Looking for the Best Recruits


Austin Chronicle August 9, 2013 

The Fire Last Time: AFA and City at Impasse

IO Solutions becomes entangled in latest dispute about AFD's hiring process


Austin Chronicle April 25, 2013

Department of Justice Initiates Inquiry into AFD

Fire department hiring woes continue