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Posted By Paul Harral on 2015 Feb 16 - 3:01pm

The Texas Tribune is in the process of filing Freedom of Information requests for detailed information from state institutions and agencies on the breakdown between the median wages of men and women on their payrolls. This project is ongoing, and not all universities are in the Tribune’s...

Posted By Paul Harral on 2015 Feb 16 - 2:45pm

Whether it is the first job or one in a succession of jobs, how you handle yourself in the interview and salary discussion sets the pattern for your tenure at that company.

The wage gap between men and women starts at the point of hiring, say experts who have studied the issue or who work in human resources. It is affected later in life if women interrupt their careers to have and care for children, and sometimes for reasons that can’t be explained by any...

Posted By Paul Harral on 2015 Feb 16 - 2:10pm

Differences in salaries based on gender and compared on local and national levels

How We Did It The U.S. Bureau of the Census and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report median weekly household income by industry groups, occupations and gender. Nationwide figures are reported in great detail, but more local data — such as for Tarrant County — are reported only in...

Posted By Paul Harral on 2015 Feb 16 - 12:12pm

For those of you who want a dose of depression, we’ve provided one for you here.

The AFL-CIO maintains a database called PayWatch, which tracks compensation among chief executive officers. The database is searchable by company name, and the AFL-CIO has provided separate categories for the 100 highest paid CEOs and by state and by industry. (You can find it here: aflcio.org/...

Posted By Paul Harral on 2015 Feb 16 - 11:46am

Despite gains over the last few years, women still earn less — sometimes significantly less — than men in most professions, and the difference in salaries cannot be completely explained by traditional factors such as child-rearing and other lifestyle choices. Cameron Szok, an account...

Posted By Celestina Blok on 2015 Jan 16 - 2:12pm

Fort Worth’s Best Brunch Spots

If everybody’s working for the weekend, a leisurely brunch is the reward. Unlike breakfast, often consumed in a hurry (if at all), brunch is best drawn out with decadent dishes and good conversation. It’s what inspires folks to climb out of bed and into a Bloody Mary, or three. Here are...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2014 Dec 15 - 11:16am

Cutting may seem like just a hobby to some, but serious cutting horse competitors have a lot of time and money on the line. The unsung heroes are the lopers, who are responsible for the well-being of expensive, highly trained horses.

Stacie McDavid waits on her horse with her loper, Kaylea Simons. Kaylea has ridden cutting horses since she was 5 years old. Glade Knight stands with his loper, Kellee Clarke. John...

Posted By Jocelyn Tatum on 2014 Nov 18 - 1:06pm

Dr. Kent Brantly Dr. Kent Brantly’s blue eyes are heavy and tired but reveal a joy and peace deep inside of him that few of us could comprehend. When he talks to you, his eye contact doesn’t flicker. These are not the eyes of a weak man, but one who devotes his life to constant...

Posted By Judie Byrd on 2014 Oct 27 - 1:31pm

From what’s trending according to local wine experts and how to spot a bad bottle to cooking with wine and basic serving protocol, our annual wine-lovers’ feature won’t leave you thirsty.

What makes an expert? Dana Schrick estimates that she tastes and judges more than 5,000 wines each year and says, “I love to dissect a wine and jot the findings in my journal, and I really enjoy arguing about a wine to the point of having to open...

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