Texas Workforce Commission Meetings

TWC's three Commissioners hear administrative reports, discuss and act on agency business, and decide unemployment insurance cases. The public is invited to comment before the Commission on any issue within the jurisdiction of the Commission. Audio of public policy meetings can be accessed by those who register to listen live or through a recording of the meeting through Adobe ConnectAdobe Connect icon.

Meeting Schedule:

Meeting Location:

Texas Workforce Commission
101 E 15th St, Rm 244
Austin, TX 78701

Meetings at Other Locations:

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Texas Business Conferences

Texas Business Conferences

The Office of the Commissioner Representing Employers sponsors the Texas Business Conferences, a series of employer seminars around the state. Employers are encouraged to attend at least one of the seminars in order to learn nuts and bolts information on state and federal employment laws and how to deal with the unemployment claim and appeal process.

To Register Online:

Nacogdoches: January 19, 2018 - Fredonia Hotel and Convention Center
Victoria: February 2, 2018 - Hilton Garden Inn

To Register by Mail:

Nacogdoches: January 19, 2018 - Fredonia Hotel and Convention CenterNacogdoches Business Conference Registration Form MS WordNacogdoches Business Conference Registration PDF
Victoria: February 02, 2018 - Hilton Garden InnVictoria Business Conference Registration Form MS WordVictoria Business Conference Registration PDF

2018 Texas Business Conference Locations:

  • Abilene
  • Amarillo
  • Arlington
  • College Station
  • Corpus Christi
  • El Paso
  • Laredo
  • McAllen
  • Nacogdoches
  • Odessa
  • Round Rock
  • San Angelo
  • San Antonio
  • Sherman/Denison
  • The Woodlands
  • Victoria

Please check back soon for updates on specific dates.

For more information covering issues and interests of Texas employers, see Texas Business Today.

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Annual Texas Workforce Conference

Pre-registration for the conference has now closed. Limited on-site registrations will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. If you wish to register on-site, please visit the Registration Help Desk prior to the beginning of the conference to pay your registration fee and obtain a conference name badge. Please note that we are only able to accept check payments.

Together We Make Texas Stronger — Texas Workforce Solutions! Local Workforce Development Boards (Boards), workforce and vocational rehabilitation partners, and educational partners stand ready to fulfill the needs of both employers and job seekers. Texas Workforce Solutions supports Texas communities in the development and facilitation of state-of-the-art programming that enhances the potential for success of businesses and job seekers. Join us in Dallas at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel for the 21st Annual Texas Workforce Conference, co-hosted with the Texas Chapter of The International Association of Workforce Professionals, as we present an information-filled conference that will reinforce our strength of partnerships, because Together We Make Texas Stronger!

The conference will be held on November 29, 2017 – December 1, 2017 at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel, 400 N. Olive St., Dallas, TX 75201.

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Workforce Forum

Photo Conference Meeting

The Texas Workforce Commission Workforce Forum is sponsored by TWC's Workforce and Board Support department. The forum is designed to increase workforce staff capacity through knowledge  and information exchange.

View presentation handouts from the April 2017 Workforce Forum.

 

Upcoming Forum:

  • April 2 – 4, 2018, Sheraton Austin at the Capitol, 701 East 11th Street, Austin, TX 78701

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Rehabilitation Council of Texas

The 15-member Rehabilitation Council of Texas meets at least quarterly to work with TWC Vocational Rehabilitation Services programs to develop, agree to and review state goals and priorities.

Meeting Schedule:

August 3-4, 2017

Meeting Location

Texas Workforce Commission
101 E. 15th Street, Room 151
Austin, TX 78778

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Jobs & Education for Texans (JET) Advisory Board Meetings

The six-member JET Advisory Board meets at least once each quarter, or as needed, to review received applications and to recommend grant awards for the JET program.

Meeting Location:

Texas Workforce Commission
101 E 15th St, Rm 151
Austin, TX 78701

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Business Enterprises of Texas (BET) Elected Committee of Managers

The 12-member Business Enterprises of Texas Elected Committee of Managers represents the interests of Texans who are blind who have been licensed as food service managers by the Business Enterprises of Texas program.

Meeting Location

Doubletree at the Galleria
4099 Valley View
Dallas, TX 75244

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Purchasing from People with Disabilities Advisory Committee

The 13-member Purchasing from People with Disabilities Advisory Committee provides recommendations to the Texas Workforce Commission on matters related to the Texas Purchasing from People with Disabilities program, which assists individuals with disabilities in achieving independence through productive employment opportunities. 

Meeting Location:

Texas Workforce Commission
101 E 15th St. Rm 151
Austin, TX 78778

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