The Texas economy expanded in February with the addition of 6,700 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs. Texas’ seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased to 4.9 percent in February, up slightly from 4.8 percent in January.
The White House has released President Trump’s initial budget framework (known as a “skinny budget”) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018. While it does not include the Administration’s requested funding levels for Perkins (a more detailed plan is expected in late spring), it does provide a troubling preview of the president’s ... Read More
Texas employers expanded their payrolls in January with the addition of 51,300 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs. Texas’ seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged at 4.8 percent.
For many of our nation’s at-risk youth, getting educated and starting a successful career are goals often out of reach. Across the U.S., YouthBuild programs seek to help these young people reach their full potential by providing critical job skills in construction to help propel them towards professional success.
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The National Association of Workforce Boards (NAWB) recently announced that Workforce Solutions Tarrant County as the winner of NAWB's WIOA Trailblazer Award, and Lockheed Martin Aeronautics in Fort Worth, Texas, is the 2017 winner of the W.O. Lawton Business Leadership Award for a large business.
Rowe suggested a nationwide public relations facelift coordinated among employers, government, schools and nonprofits to elevate career and technical training and skilled trades jobs, similar to the 1950s Keep America Beautiful anti-littering campaign.