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A US Airways tail rest on the tarmac near two American Airlines planes. (credit: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

American Airlines Agents Approve Union

Customer-service agents at Fort Worth-based American Airlines voted overwhelmingly for union representation, reversing a narrow defeat for organized labor less than two years ago.

09/16/2014

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North Texans March In Labor Day Parade For Higher Wages

Hundreds of North Texans marched down Dallas streets holding signs calling for higher wages. It was a Labor Day Parade with a message.

08/30/2014

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Study: Women More Impacted By Poverty In Texas

A new study released today shows women in Texas are 1.2 percent more likely to live in poverty than a man, and generally makes $9,158 less per year than her male counterpart.

05/27/2014

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Male/Female Pay Disparity Continues In North Texas

A new study shows women in Plano/Allen/McKinney area make a median salary of $20,000 less than men there. Surprised?

CBSDFW.COM–03/19/2014

Richard Fisher, President and CEO of the Dallas Federal Reserve Bank. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Federal Reserve Bank Prez Blames Congress For Lagging Economy

On Tuesday night in Dallas, the President and CEO of the Dallas Federal Reserve Bank, Richard Fisher, made a speech that’s making national headlines, about who he blames for the still sluggish economy.

CBS 11–02/12/2014

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Working-Age People Make Up Majority Of Food Stamp Recipients

Working-age people now make up the majority in U.S. households that rely on food stamps — a switch from a few years ago, when children and the elderly were the main recipients.

01/26/2014

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Numbers Don’t Fully Explain Women’s Pay Disparity

A new study out Monday says women in Texas are still earning less than men. But economists say, the numbers, in this case, don’t tell the whole story.

11/20/2012

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Report: Disparity In Earnings Of Texas Men & Women

New numbers released today from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics show that women in Texas are earning about 85-percent as their male counterparts.

CBSDFW.COM–11/19/2012

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Dispute Ends With North Texas Hotel Paying Employees $102K

More than 100 employees at the DoubleTree Hotel in Richardson will be receiving back wages as a result of an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor.

CBSDFW.COM–11/14/2012