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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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Gov’t Finds Merit In Labor Claims Against Wal-Mart

The National Labor Relations Board announced that its general counsel found merit in charges that Wal-Mart unlawfully threatened employees in Texas and California with reprisal if they engaged in strikes and protests ahead of Black Friday.

11/18/2013

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 01: U.S. Park Service employee puts a closed sign in the window of the World War II Memorial ticket office on the National Mall October 1, 2013 in Washington, DC. National Park Service park facilities and grounds were closed and more than 21,000 of the service's employees were furloughed after Congress was unable to agree on a federal budget and shut down for the first time in 17 years. (credit:  Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Many Unpaid Federal Workers Applying For Unemployment

Friday is payday for many people, but for many federal workers this week or next could be the last paycheck they get for a while.

10/04/2013

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Motorola Builds First U.S. Made Smart Phone, Hires 2,500 People In Fort Worth

It’s something never been done before in the U.S. until now: Making a smart phone.

CBS 11–09/10/2013

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

2 Unions Aim To Share Representation Of AA Workers

Two major unions are seeking to avoid a fight and instead share representation of ground workers at Fort Worth-based American Airlines after the company merges with US Airways.

05/14/2013

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Event Encourages Workers To Take A 15-Minute Fitness Break

Bands, drums and cheerleaders were on hand in downtown Fort Worth Thursday. The celebration was meant to try and get office workers to take an on the job 15-minute fitness break.

CBSDFW.COM–03/07/2013

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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