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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added 145,000 jobs in December and the unemployment rate held steady at 3.5%, signaling that the job market remains strong at the start of 2020 even if hiring and wage gains have slowed somewhat more than a decade into an economic expansion.

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We invite you to participate on our list of Employee Benefits/Insurance Brokers for the 2020 Book of Lists. The information should reflect 2018 information. A representative from each firm must fill out our 2019 survey to be on our list. The link below contains the survey. A link to the list…

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NEW YORK (AP) — Two reports last week show that small business hiring still lags behind the strong job growth reported at larger companies, and that owners are unlikely to increase their staffs significantly in 2020.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — NBC and the guild that represents television performers said they are investigating Gabrielle Union's allegation that she was fired as a judge on "America's Got Talent" because she complained of racism and other on-set issues.

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Chief executive officers are leaving their posts in record numbers this year, according to a report. Some 1,332 chief executive officers left their posts between January and October, according to Challenger, Gray & Christmas, a business and executive coaching firm.

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As part of the effort to address the latest controversies within the Fort Worth Police Department, at Tuesday's work session, the Fort Worth City Council received an informal report updating them on the status of filling the newly created police monitor position.

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DEI Consultants LLC, a DFW-­‐based Diversity, Equity and Inclusion training and engagement firm, will present a community workshop from 1 to 5 p.m. Nov. 21 at the Amon Carter Center at Lena Pope in Fort Worth.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Workplace couples are often romanticized — think Bill and Melinda Gates or Michelle and Barack Obama. But when the relationship involves two people with unequal power, it can also be fraught with peril, especially in the #MeToo era.

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Continuing its focus on workforce development, Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce held its first State of Higher Education luncheon on Wednesday at the PalmWood Event and Conference venue at the Frost Tower in downtown Fort Worth.

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DETROIT (AP) — On the picket lines at a General Motors transmission plant in Toledo, Ohio, passing cars honked and striking workers celebrated a tentative contract deal by munching on 10 pizzas dropped off by a supporter.

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The U.S. unemployment rate has reached a 50-year low of 3.5%. Yet there are warning signs behind that good-news headline. Businesses have slowed their pace of hiring, and by one measure they’re adding jobs at the weakest rate in more than eight years. Jobs at private-sector employers rose ju…

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General Motors continued its weekslong slide as contract negotiations with striking United Auto Workers hit another snag. The automaker’s stock is down nearly 11% since workers headed to picket lines on Sept. 16. It was down slightly more than the broader market on Monday. The latest dispute…

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The Fort Worth Metropolitan Black Chamber, the Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber and the Fort Worth Chamber have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that creates a blueprint for the organizations to partner more intentionally to grow and develop the city’s economy, the three organizations a…

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U.S. hiring is starting to slow. But for now, there is little reason to worry. The pace of job growth is slipping as the decade-plus U.S. economic expansion has matured. There are simply fewer unemployed people seeking work, so the slowdown is organic rather than troublesome. Monthly hiring …

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Betsy Price, a Fort Worth native, was elected in 2011 as the 44th mayor of the City of Fort Worth. In 2019, Price made history on winning her fifth election to be the mayor of one of the fastest-growing large cities in the country, becoming the longest serving mayor in Fort Worth's history.

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NEW YORK (AP) — As Deborah Sweeney placed her order in the drive-thru of a Starbucks near her home, she was impressed by the barista's attitude and attention to detail. At Sweeney's next visit, the staffer remembered her name.

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Bob Baulsir stepped into the driver’s seat at Trinity Metro in April of this year when the agency’s board named him president and CEO. He previously served four years as Trinity Metro’s senior vice president.

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While most of the Metroplex has focused on the glitzy Arlington Entertainment District a few miles north – itself also in the midst of several upgrades – the majority of the city’s new job creation has taken place with little fanfare within the increasingly white-hot I-20 corridor.

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BoardBuild, a nonprofit that seeks to shape communities through strengthening board governance, has officially named Pam Cannell, who has 25 years of experience enacting community change, as its chief executive officer.