University Of Texas System Part Of Census Bureau Labor DataThe University of Texas System has joined with the U.S. Census Bureau to help track where UT graduates find jobs and how much they earn.
Texas Unemployment Rate Up Slightly In AugustState labor officials say the Texas unemployment rate rose slightly in August to reach 4.7 percent and mark the third straight month of increases.
Target To Hire More Than 70,000 Seasonal WorkersTarget said that it will hire more than 70,000 seasonal store workers during the busy holiday shopping season, about the same as how many the company hired last year. Existing employees will get to choose their hours first.
Labor Day Is No Vacation For Many WorkersAccording to a series of published studies, more and more people are working on Labor Day and other holidays throughout the year. An estimated 41 percent of all employers will have some staff working on Monday.
Texas Unemployment Rate Up Slightly, Despite Adding Jobs In JulyThe Texas Workforce Commission is reporting the Texas unemployment rate rose slightly in July to 4.6 percent, continuing a recent trend.
Applications For US Unemployment Benefits FallFewer people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, evidence that layoffs are scarce and employers are likely hiring at a solid clip.
Abbott Gives Charles Schwab 3rd State-Funded GrantGov. Greg Abbott is giving $6 million in taxpayer funds to the Charles Schwab Corp. for a new office near Fort Worth. The grant money will help create 1,200 jobs over the next decade in Westlake.
Scam Involving Supposed Deaf Mom & Son In Wheelchair Hits TexasA deaf mom with a dead husband and a son in a wheelchair needs help. It's a story so sad it almost tricked a recent college graduate looking for a job. The scam popped up on on a popular website used by moms across North Texas.
Starbucks Increasing Employee Base Pay In OctoberStarbucks is boosting the base pay of all employees and store managers at American company-run stores by 5 percent or more on October 3. The amount of the raise will be determined by geographic and market factors.
Dallas Police Assoc. Says Low Pay, Morale Trigger Several Police ResignationsJune was not a good month for staffing at the Dallas Police Department. The Dallas Police Association says nearly 50 officers resigned over the past month to take jobs in other North Texas cities.
State's Withholding Of Professional Licenses ExaminedCourt records show the Texas Department of Public Safety has denied professional licenses to people accused of something as little as stealing socks or sleeping in an abandoned house while homeless.
Texas Jobless Rate Holds Steady At 4.4 PercentThe statewide unemployment rate held steady in May at 4.4 percent, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday. Nationwide unemployment for May was 4.7 percent, according to a statement.

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