Texas Jobless Rate Up To 4.9 Percent In FebruaryThe Texas unemployment rate in February rose slightly to reach 4.9 percent. That compares to a January statewide jobless rate of 4.8 percent, the Texas Workforce Commission reported.
Starbucks CEO Stands By Pledge To Hire RefugeesStarbucks CEO Howard Schultz presided over his last annual shareholder meeting as head of the company Wednesday by standing by its pledge to hire refugees and expanding on goals to hire veterans and at-risk youth.
US Adds 235K Jobs, Unemployment Rate Falls To 4.7 pct.U.S. employers added a robust 235,000 jobs in February and wages rose at a healthy clip, a sign the economy remains on solid footing after nearly eight years of recovery.
Border Patrol May Loosen Polygraph Hiring RequirementThe U.S. Border Patrol's parent agency could exempt many veterans and law enforcement officers from a requirement that new hires take a lie detector test. The idea is part of a proposal to add 5,000 agents.
$65M Ashley Furniture Warehouse To Open In MesquiteAshley Furniture will invest $65-million to build a new southwest regional warehouse and distribution facility in Mesquite.
Felons Cook Up Legit Business With ‘Cornbread Hustle’A post prison job placement firm called Cornbread Hustle teaches parolees how to become entrepreneurs.
'Day Without Immigrants' Protests Being Held Across US Immigrants across the country are expected to stay home from school and work on Thursday to show how critical they are to the U.S. economy and way of life.
'Hiring Our Heroes' Event Draws Hopeful Veterans In DallasHundreds of military veterans and their spouses poured into the American Airlines Center in Dallas on Tuesday for a special hiring event.
Trump's Choice For Labor Secretary Outsourced Jobs President Donald Trump vows to keep American jobs in the U.S. But his pick for labor secretary outsourced his company's technology department to the Philippines.
Texas Unemployment Holds Steady In DecemberThe state's unemployment rate held steady in December at 4.6 percent. The Texas Workforce Commission on Friday reported that the statewide jobless figure was also 4.6 percent in November.
Pizza Hut To Hire 11,000 New Workers For Super BowlPizza Hut is gearing up for the Super Bowl on February 5 by hiring 11,000 people in the U.S. to cook up its pies, deliver them to hungry customers or manage its restaurants.
Wal-Mart To Add About 10,000 Retail Jobs In The U.S.Wal-Mart plans to add about 10,000 retail jobs in the U.S. as it opens new stores and expands existing locations.