Recent Press Releases

Current Press Releases

May 24, 2018 - Manufacturing Consortium Partners with Texas State Technical College for $197,253 Job-Training Grant

AUSTIN ⎯ A Manufacturing Consortium, including PRISM Plastics Inc. and Saint-Gobain Abrasives Inc., has partnered with Texas State Technical College (TSTC) to provide job training using a $197,253 Skills Development Fund grant from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). The grant will benefit workers in the Workforce Solutions Cameron area. Read more about the TSTC grant in the press release.

May 22, 2016 - Take Charge of Business at the Texas Business Conference in Odessa

AUSTIN - The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) invites Odessa–area employers, human resource professionals, business owners and managers to attend the Texas Business Conference employment law update on June 22 at the MCM Eleganté Hotel. Read more about the Odessa TBC in the press release.

May 18, 2016 - Texas Economy Adds 39,600 Positions in April

AUSTIN - The Texas economy added 39,600 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs in April, which marked 22 consecutive months of employment growth. Over the year, Texas added 332,300 jobs for an annual employment growth rate of 2.7 percent in April. Private sector employers added 37,900 positions over the month. Texas’ seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.1 percent in April, up slightly from 4.0 percent in March. Read more about the May labor market release.

May 16, 2018 - BASF Corp. Partners with Brazosport College for $157,608 Job-Training Grant

AUSTIN ⎯ BASF Corp. and Brazosport College have partnered to provide job training using a $157,608 Skills Development Fund grant from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). The grant will benefit workers in the Workforce Solutions Gulf Coast area. Read more about the Brazosport College grant in the press release.

May 14, 2018 - Troops Called to Duty Protected by Military Deployment Discrimination Law

AUSTIN ⎯ The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) reminds individuals and employers that the employment rights of military service members who are part of recent deployments of Texas National Guard or other military deployments are protected by Texas and federal laws. These laws are designed to prevent discriminatory practices due to deployment such as withholding health or pension benefits, termination or other adverse actions affecting promotions, seniority or pay. Read more about military deployment discrimination law in the press release.

May 9, 2018 - Fibergrate Composite Structures Inc. and Schreiber Foods Inc. Partner with Ranger College for $775,615 Job-Training Grant

AUSTIN ⎯ Fibergrate Composite Structures Inc. and Schreiber Foods Inc. have partnered with Ranger College to provide job training using a $775,615 Skills Development Fund grant from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). The grant will benefit workers in the Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas area. Read more about the Ranger College grant in the press release.

May 2, 2018 - Manitou Group Partners with Texas State Technical College for $283,116 Job-Training Grant

AUSTIN ⎯ Manitou Group has partnered with Texas State Technical College (TSTC) to provide job training using a $283,116 Skills Development Fund grant from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). The grant will benefit workers in the Workforce Solutions Heart of Texas area. Read more about the Texas State Technical College Skills Grant in the press release.

April 25, 2018 - Seguin and New Braunfels Collaboration Targets High-Demand Job Training

New Braunfels ⎯ The Seguin Economic Development Corp. (Seguin EDC), New Braunfels Industrial Development Corp. (New Braunfels IDC) and Workforce Solutions Alamo have partnered to fund $130,086 in equipment for computer numerical control (CNC) training at Central Texas Technology Center. Read more about the Seguin and New Braunfels area high-demand job training grant in the press release.

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Press Release Audio Downloads

  • April 2018 Labor Market Data - Presented by TWC Commissioner Ruth Hughs (English)April 2018 Labor Market Data English AudioApril 2018 Labor Market Data English Audio Text PDF
  • April 2018 Labor Market Data - Presented by TWC Commissioner Ruth Hughs (Spanish)April 2018 Labor Market Data Spanish AudioApril 2018 Labor Market Data Spanish Audio Text PDF
  • March 2018 Labor Market Data - Presented by TWC Commissioner Julian AlvarezMarch 2018 Labor Market Data AudioMarch 2018 Labor Market Data Audio Text PDF
  • February 2018 Labor Market Data - Presented by TWC Commissioner Ruth Hughs (English)February 2018 Labor Market Data English AudioFebruary 2018 Labor Market Data English Audio Text PDF
  • February 2018 Labor Market Data - Presented by TWC Commissioner Ruth Hughs (Spanish)February 2018 Labor Market Data Spanish AudioFebruary 2018 Labor Market Data Spanish Audio Text PDF
  • January 2018 Labor Market Data - Presented by TWC Commissioner Julian AlvarezJanuary 2018 Labor Market Data AudioJanuary 2018 Labor Market Data Audio Text PDF
  • December 2017 Labor Market Data - Presented by TWC Commissioner Ruth Hughs (English)December 2017 Labor Market Data English AudioDecember 2017 Labor Market Data English Audio Text PDF
  • December 2017 Labor Market Data - Presented by TWC Commissioner Ruth Hughs (Spanish)December 2017 Labor Market Data Spanish AudioDecember 2017 Labor Market Data Spanish Audio Text PDF
  • November 2017 Labor Market Data - Presented by TWC Commissioner Ruth Hughs (English)November 2017 Labor Market Data English AudioNovember 2017 Labor Market Data English Audio Text PDF
  • November 2017 Labor Market Data - Presented by TWC Commissioner Ruth Hughs (Spanish)November 2017 Labor Market Data Spanish AudioNovember 2017 Labor Market Data Spanish Audio Text PDF
  • October 2017 Labor Market Data - Presented by TWC Commissioner Ruth Hughs (English)October 2017 Labor Market Data English AudioOctober 2017 Labor Market Data English Audio Text PDF
  • October 2017 Labor Market Data - Presented by TWC Commissioner Ruth Hughs (Spanish)October 2017 Labor Market Data Spanish AudioOctober 2017 Labor Market Data Spanish Audio Text PDF
  • September 2017 Labor Market Data - Presented by TWC Commissioner Julian AlvarezSeptember 2017 Labor Market Data AudioSeptember 2017 Labor Market Data Audio Text PDF
  • August 2017 Labor Market Data - Presented by TWC Commissioner Ruth Hughs (English)Augus 2017 Labor Market Data English AudioAugust 2017 Labor Market Data English Audio Text PDF
  • August 2017 Labor Market Data - Presented by TWC Commissioner Ruth Hughs (Spanish)August 2017 Labor Market Data Spanish AudioAugust 2017 Labor Market Data Spanish Audio Text PDF
  • July 2017 Labor Market Data - Presented by TWC Chairman Andres AlcantarJuly 2017 Labor Market Data AudioJuly 2017 Labor Market Data Audio Text PDF
  • June 2017 Labor Market Data - Presented by TWC Commissioner Ruth Hughs (English)June 2017 Labor Market Data Audio EnglishJune 2017 Labor Market Data Audio Text English PDF
  • June 2017 Labor Market Data - Presented by TWC Commissioner Ruth Hughs (Spanish)June 2017 Labor Market Data Audio SpanishJune 2017 Labor Market Data Audio Text Spanish PDF
  • May 2017 Labor Market Data - Presented by TWC Commissioner Julian AlvarezMay 2017 Labor Market Data AudioMay 2017 Labor Market Data Audio Text PDF
  • 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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