Austin, Dallas and Houston Still in “Jobs Growth Mode,” According to TWC

Texas three remain strong. According to the Texas Workforce Commission,  Austin, Dallas and Houston all experienced solid employment numbers for May.  Austin recorded an unemployment rate of 2.9%.  Dallas recorded an unemployment rate of 3.4% (Dallas / Plano – 3.4% Fort Worth / Arlington 3.7%). Houston recorded 4.8%.  Overall Texas added 171,800 jobs and overall unemployment remained unchanged …

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Computer Workers New Overtime Guidelines

The Department of Labor recently released new guidelines for computer workers. For most computer workers, the overtime guidelines did not really change that much. Here are the guidelines. A computer worker can be exempted from being paid for overtime under the following Scenarios: