Recent Press Releases

Current Press Releases

May 26, 2017 - NOV Grant Prideco Partners with Blinn College for $820,365 Job-Training Grant

AUSTIN ⎯ National Oilwell Varco (NOV) Grant Prideco has partnered with Blinn College to provide job training using a $820,365 Skills Development Fund grant from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). The grant will benefit workers in the Brazos Valley Texas area. Read about the Blinn College program.

May 24, 2017 - TWC Awards Grants for 1,024 Students to Attend Camp Code for Girls

AUSTIN – The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) awarded eight grants totaling $599,681 for Camp Code to focus on increasing the interest of middle school girls in coding and computer science by providing summer camps. Camp Code will offer hands-on experiences that provide students with challenging and innovative concepts and experiences in learning, problem solving and analytical skills while fostering an interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) related careers with a focus on computer science. Read more about Camp Code grant recipients.

May 22, 2017 - Take Charge of Business at the Texas Business Conference in Alpine

AUSTIN — The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) invites Alpine–area employers, human resource professionals, business owners and managers to attend the Texas Business Conference employment law update on June 8 at the Sul Ross State University. The conference will provide valuable information for employers and business owners concerning the legal issues associated with operating a business in Texas. Read more about the Texas Business Conference in Alpine.

May 22, 2017 - SSAB Texas and Vallourec Star Partner with San Jacinto College for $259,003 Job-Training Grant

AUSTIN ⎯ SSAB Texas, Inc. and Vallourec Star, LP has partnered with San Jacinto College to provide job training using a $259,003 Skills Development Fund grant from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). The grant will benefit workers in the Gulf Coast Texas area. Find out more about the skills development fund grant.

May 19, 2017 - Manufacturing Consortium Partners with McLennan Community College for $688,760 Job-Training Grant

AUSTIN ⎯ A Manufacturing Consortium, including Aramark, Marathon-Norco Aerospace, Trane and Vossloh Fasting Systems, has partnered with McLennan Community College to provide job training using a $688,760 Skills Development Fund grant from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). Find out more about the skills development fund grant.

May 19, 2017 - Texas Economy Adds 30,400 Jobs in April

AUSTIN ⎯ The Texas economy expanded in April with the addition of 30,400 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs. Texas’ seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.0 percent.

May 17, 2017 - Mars Chocolate North America Partners with TSTC for $92,203 Job-Training Grant

AUSTIN ⎯ Mars Chocolate North America has partnered with Texas State Technical College (TSTC) to provide job training using a $92,203 Skills Development Fund grant from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). The grant will benefit workers in the Central Texas area. Read about this job-training grant.

 

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  • April 2017 Labor Market Data - Presented by TWC Commissioner Ruth HughsApril 2017 Labor Market Data AudioApril 2017 Labor Market Data Audio Text PDF
  • March 2017 Labor Market Data - Presented by TWC Chairman Andres AlcantarMarch 2017 Labor Market Data AudioMarch 2017 Labor Market Data Audio Text PDF
  • February 2017 Labor Market Data - Presented by TWC Commissioner Julian AlvarezFebruary 2017 Labor Market Data AudioFebruary 2017 Labor Market Data Audio Text PDF
  • January 2017 Labor Market Data - Presented by TWC Commissioner Ruth R. HughsJanuary 2017 Labor Market Data Audio January 2017 Labor Market Data Audio Text PDF
  • December 2016 Labor Market Data - Presented by TWC Chairman Andres AlcantarDecember 2016 Labor Market Data Audio December 2016 Labor Market Data Audio Text PDF

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