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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.
As of September 1, 2015 the duties and authority of the Texas Commission on Human Rights were transferred to the Texas Workforce Commissioners.
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.
For more information covering issues and interests of Texas employers, see Texas Business Today.
19th Annual Texas Workforce Conference, November 18-20, 2015, Hyatt Regency Dallas.
Don’t miss out on the early bird special! Register by September 30, 2015 to receive the discounted rate of $450 per attendee and $500 after the deadline.
The 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.
A series of meetings are being held throughout the state to gather input that will help TWC and DARS prepare the state plan for core workforce programs governed by the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. For more information and to find listing of dates and locations, please visit the WIOA State Plan/DARS Transition Meetings page.