Texas Court Blocks Federal Plan To Extend Overtime Pay To MillionsThe U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Texas granted the nationwide preliminary injunction, saying the Department of Labor's rule exceeds the authority the agency was delegated by Congress.
Dallas Police & Fire Make Plea For Pay IncreaseThe Dallas City Council met this morning for a briefing on next year's budget and there were a lot of police and firefighters in the council chambers. First-responders, wearing t-shirts that said "Pay Dallas Police and Fire," filed the room.
Dallas First-Responders Demand Better Pay At Council MeetingHundreds of first-responders marched from Dallas Police Association headquarters to Dallas City Hall this morning. The group attended a City Council meeting where they silently demanded a pay raise.
Chiefs Of 5 Public Colleges Paid More Than $1M, Study FindsThe University of Houston's chief topped the list at $1.3 million, followed by leaders at the University of Oregon, Texas A&M University, the University of Texas system and Georgia State University.
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.
NFL Commish Goodell's 2015 Salary Was a Little Over $31 Million For 2015The 2015 figure is based on the last tax return filed by the NFL, which will no longer need to be made public since the league changed its status from exempt to taxable.
Several Texas Football Assistants In Line For 6-Figure Pay RaisesThe University of Texas football program is set to give three assistant football coaches large pay raises with the Longhorns coming off two straight losing seasons.
MLB Average Salary $4.4M After 4.4% RiseBaseball's average salary rose 4.4 percent to $4.38 million on opening day, according to a study of contract terms by The Associated Press, and the Los Angeles Dodgers topped spending for the third straight season.
NFL Commissioner Goodell Earned $34 Mil In 2014NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell earned just over $34 million for 2014, according to the league's tax filing released Tuesday.
MLB Minimum Salary Remains At $507,500 For 2016Major League Baseball's minimum salary will remain at $507,500 next year because of a lack of inflation.
Jobs Report: Medical Professions You May Not Have ConsideredThe country is awash in pink as we mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month. But, if you're looking to make a difference all year long, there are a couple of professions to look into that you may not have thought of.
Jobs Report: Competition Driving Up Starting SalariesThere’s good news for some workers as competition heats up to lure talent. Starting salaries in professional occupations are expected to increase an average of 4.1-percent in 2016.