Restaurants & Bars Hampered By COVID-19 Sickening Workers, Even Closing For Several WeeksRestaurants and bars have struggled during the pandemic as shutdowns and lack of customers have hampered their operations.
State Fair Vendors Facing Tight Labor MarketThis year's State Fair isn't immune to the staffing shortages other businesses have experienced.
Amazon Looking To Hire 11K+ Workers In DFW, With An Average $18+ Per Hour SalaryAmazon says it is planning to hire some 125,000 delivery and warehouse workers nationwide -- paying the new employees an average of $18 an hour.
Southwest Airlines Warns Of Possible Furloughs For Nearly 7,000 EmployeesSouthwest is operating far fewer flights, and it asked unions in October for help with “overstaffing costs” that it estimates will amount to more than $1 billion in 2021.
Mask Fatigue: Some North Texas Workers Claim Headaches, Shortness Of Breath And AnxietyWhether the elastic is too tight or the cloth is too thick, there are a lot of reasons for mask fatigue.
Dallas Regional Chamber Commends Supreme Court Decision Protecting LGBTQ WorkersThe court's 6-3 ruling extends the scope of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.
Fort Worth ISD Employees Will Continue To Be Paid Through The End Of MayAs most Fort Worth Independent School District employees continue working from home during the COVID-19 crisis, administrators announced they will continue to be paid -- at least until the end of the month.
Emmitt Smith Joins Forces With The Dallas Chamber To Help North Texas Workers Find JobsThe Dallas Regional Chamber has started a new initiative to connect workers displaced by the COVID-19 crisis to thousands of available jobs and they've brought on former Dallas Cowboy Emmitt Smith to help.
A Lucky Few Will Receive Extra $600 In Unemployment Benefits Starting As Early As Next WeekSome jobless Americans will start seeing heftier unemployment checks as soon as this week, but it all depends on where you live.
Unemployment Benefits Expanded: Who’s Now Eligible And How To ApplyIn the past 18 days, a record half a million Texans have filed for unemployment.
JCPenney Furloughs Most Workers, Extends Store Closures Due To CoronavirusThe coronavirus crisis continues to impact the economy, with retailer JCPenney announcing Tuesday it will extend the temporary closure of its stores and temporarily furlough the majority of its hourly associates.
New Initiative Employs Temp Workers While Providing Relief To Organizations Affected By COVID-19By next week, Get Shift Done will have paid out more than $400,000 to workers, while providing much-needed relief to organizations that have lost staff and volunteers due to stay home orders.
New Non-Profit Working To Feed Furloughed, Unemployed Hospitality WorkersFurlough Kitchen is operating out of Vestals Catering to cook free meals for anyone in the hospitality industry out of work.
Dallas To Begin Enforcing Paid Sick Leave OrdinanceThe Dallas City Council adopted the paid sick leave ordinance on April 24, 2019, and it went into effect on August 1, 2019.
Go Kart Racing Fans Left In The Dust, SpeedZone Dallas Closes PermanentlyIt's the end of an era for go-kart racing, miniature golf and arcade loving fans of SpeedZone in Dallas.