Dallas Contractor Cited By Labor Department After Worker Dies From Gas ExposureA Dallas utilities contractor faces more than $420,000 in fines and possibly further penalties following the death of a worker after exposure to dangerous levels of gas.
Federal Investigation Launched Into Downtown Dallas Gas Line FireThe Labor Department has launched an investigation into the striking of a gas line by and fire that forced an evacuation in downtown Dallas last Friday, March 10.
Tyson Foods To Pay $1.6M To Settle Hiring Discrimination ChargesThe company did not admit liability. It agreed to pay back wages, interest and benefits to 5,716 applicants who were turned down for jobs as laborers from 2006 to 2012 at plants in Rogers and Russellville, Arkansas; Santa Theresa, New Mexico; and Amarillo, Houston and Sherman, Texas.
Texas, 20 Other States Sue To Block Expansion Of Overtime Pay LawThe measure would repeal the so-called "white collar exemption" and more than double the salary threshold under which employers must pay overtime to their workers.
Industrial/Organizational Psychology One Of The Fastest Growing Fields In DallasListed as one of the fastest growing occupations in the country according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Industrial/Organizational psychologists can earn up to $166,400 in annual salary.
Job Growth Continues To Surge In The Dallas-Fort Worth AreaAccording to the latest figures, released Jan. 2015, from Bureau of Labor Statistics, the nation ended the year with 252,000 jobs added in December 2014; this is the best growth since 1999.
Fleeting Paychecks Aren't Imaginary, Consumer Pricing On The RiseGone before you get to enjoy it -- it’s not your imagination! Paychecks are disappearing faster these days. For the fourth month in a row the Department of Labor reports an increase in the Consumer Price index for Dallas-Fort Worth.
Feds Investigate Immigrant Teacher Hiring In North TexasA North Texas school district that discovered problems in its program to hire international teachers faces a federal investigation and a payout of more than $500,000 to those whose recruitment didn't follow regulations.
Many Unpaid Federal Workers Applying For UnemploymentFriday is payday for many people, but for many federal workers this week or next could be the last paycheck they get for a while.