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
 

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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 Schedule:

TBD

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 Schedule:

TBD

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 Schedule:

TBD

Meeting Location:

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

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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:

May 4-5, 2017

Meeting Location

Criss Cole Rehabilitation Center Auditorium
4800 N Lamar
Austin, TX 78756

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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.

2017 Texas Business Conferences

To Register Online

To Register by Mail

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

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Annual Texas Workforce Conference

2017 Annual Texas Workforce Conference scheduled for November 29 - December 1, 2017 at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel in Dallas, Texas.

Save the date for our upcoming 21st Annual Texas Workforce Conference in Dallas. The conference will be held on November 29, 2017 – December 1, 2017 at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel, 400 N. Olive St., Dallas, TX 75201.

Thank you to all of the attendees and presenters at the 20th Annual Texas Workforce Conference.  Without your participation, the 2016 conference would not have been such a success.

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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.





Upcoming Forum:

April 17 - 19, 2017, Doubletree by Hilton Hotel, 6505 North Interstate 35, Austin, TX 78752

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Fifth Annual HUB Expo

Various state agencies and universities will be providing outreach for women, service-disabled veterans and minority-owned businesses at the Fifth Annual Vendor Expo. The day long business fair is co-hosted by the Texas General Land Office, the Office of Court Administration, the Railroad Commission of Texas, the Texas State Securities Board, the Texas Education Agency, the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, the Texas Juvenile Justice Department, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles, the Texas Historical Commission, the Texas Legislative Council, the Texas Water Development Board and the Texas Workforce Commission. April 5, 2017, University of Texas J.J. Pickle Commons Learning Center, 10100 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78758

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

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