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.

Meeting Schedule:

Meeting Location:

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

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Commission on Human Rights Meetings

As of September 1, 2015 the duties and authority of the Texas Commission on Human Rights were transferred to the Texas Workforce Commissioners.

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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.

2016 Upcoming Texas Business Conferences:

  • Killeen: February 12, 2016 PDF or MS Word
  • El Paso: February 26, 2016 PDF or MS Word
  • Austin: March 11, 2016 PDF or MS Word
  • Corpus Christi: April 8, 2016 PDF or MS Word
  • Longview: May 6, 2016 PDF or MS Word
  • Victoria: May 20, 2016 (Tentative)
  • College Station: June 10, 2016 PDF or MS Word
  • McAllen: June 24, 2016 PDF or MS Word
  • Amarillo: July 1, 2016 PDF or MS Word
  • Arlington: July 21-22, 2016 (Tentative)
  • Fredericksburg: August 5, 2016 PDF or MS Word
  • Abilene- August 19, 2016 (Tentative)
  • The Woodlands- September 2, 2016 (Tentative)
  • Midland- September 16, 2016 (Tentative)

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

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Annual Texas Workforce Conference

Save the dates for the 20th Annual Texas Workforce Conference to be held in Houston, Texas at the Hilton Americas Hotel December 7 – 9, 2016.

Are you interested in sharing your knowledge and being a part of the TWC/IAWP 20th Annual Conference in Houston, Texas at the Hilton Americas-Houston?  TWC is seeking proposals for creative and exciting conference workshops that will broaden horizons, enrich experiences and challenge workforce professional participants.  Deadline to submit is February 29, 2016.

Exhibitor Registration coming soon!

Thank you to all of the attendees and presenters at the 19th Annual Texas Workforce Conference.  Without your participation, the 2015 conference would not have been such a success.

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Workforce Forum

Photo Conference Meeting

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.

Upcoming Forum:

March 28 – 30, 2016

Forum Location:

Sheraton Austin at the Capitol
701 E 11th St
Austin, TX 78701

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Fourth Annual HUB Expo

Photo Minority Owned Business Couple

The Fourth Annual HUB Expo event scheduled for April 7, 2016, is sponsored by several state agencies providing outreach for women, service-disabled veterans and minority-owned businesses with an opportunity to learn about vendor opportunities, state business needs and networking with state government purchasers.

Expo Information:

Expo Location:

J.J. Pickle Commons Learning Center
University of Texas
10100 Burnet Rd
Austin, TX 78758

For more information on HUB Programs, see Doing Business with Texas Workforce.

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