After adding some 10,000 net jobs between 2011 and 2012, Texas is ranked second in the nation for high-tech employment. Texas reportedly has more than 485,000 technology jobs, a lot of them right here in North Texas.
Want more time off work to hang out at the beach? Need a little cash and have vacation days to spare? Some North Texas companies allow their workers to buy and sell vacation time, a perk that gives workers more flexibility in managing time off.
Texas employers could not compel workers to reveal personal text messages or hand over email passwords under a bill given preliminary approval Thursday in a divided House vote.
The number of people seeking unemployment benefits fell last week by 8,000 to a seasonally adjusted 355,000, a possible sign of a healing job market.
The Texas unemployment rate has fallen for a sixth consecutive month to 7.1 percent in February as the state had a third straight month of job growth exceeding 20,000 positions.
Fewer people sought unemployment benefits last week, adding to signs that the job market is strengthening.
Private employers added new workers at a weak pace for the third straight month,