Provides grants for customized job training programs for businesses.
Assists veterans in maximizing employment opportunities and transitioning to civilian life.
Provides English language, math, reading and writing instruction to help students succeed in the workplace.
Provides unemployment insurance claimants and employers the opportunity to challenge an adverse determination concerning the entitlement to benefits or the chargeback of benefits to an employer's account.
Grants funds to local public educational institutions to support the cost of job-related classroom instruction in registered apprenticeship training programs.
Helps Texans who are blind or visually impaired set up a business in food service.
Licenses and regulates private career schools and colleges. Provides information and technical assistance to schools, students and the public.
Subsidizes child care services for eligible, low-income families, which promotes long-term self-sufficiency by enabling parents to work, attend school or participate in job training.
Provides the foundation for customers to transition from public assistance to work and self-sufficiency through employment-related services.
Investigates complaints of employment and housing discrimination. Provides training to prevent employment and housing discrimination. Reviews applicable state agency policies for compliance.
Provides an innovative, residential vocational rehabilitation training facility to serves adults who are legally blind by training them in skills to prepare for, find or retain employment.
Provides comprehensive recruiting, job search and related services to businesses and job seekers to connect employers seeking workers and individuals seeking employment.
Assists employers with testing the labor market in the recruitment of domestic workers before they are granted approval to bring nonimmigrant foreign workers to the U.S.
Helps people 55 and older with significant visual impairments live independently in the home and community.
Resolves claims of unpaid wages. Ensures that a child is not employed in an occupation or manner that is detrimental to the child's safety, health or well-being.
Provides employment statistics and customized information regarding occupational staffing or hiring patterns, working conditions, salary, local employment history and trends.
Assists noncustodial parents in overcoming substantial barriers to employment and career advancement while becoming economically self-sufficient and making consistent child support payments.
Identifies unemployment benefits claimants who are likely to exhaust all unemployment benefits, and connects them with reemployment services to help them quickly return to work.
Provides grants to community and technical colleges and community-based organizations to implement customized job training programs for customers eligible for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) in cooperation with employers.
Assists eligible individuals age 55 and older in gaining competitive job skills through temporary subsidized employment and training, and in securing unsubsidized employment.
Finances tuition and fees for community and technical college courses for current and newly hired employees of small businesses (less than 100 employees).
Addresses the training needs of post-9/11 veterans returning home and entering the Texas workforce by providing grants to community and technical colleges to provide customized job training programs for businesses who want to hire and train veterans.
Promotes long-term self-sufficiency and independence by preparing Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients for employment through work-related education and training activities.
Provides training, reemployment services, temporary financial assistance and other services to individuals who lose their jobs due to foreign imports of goods and services or job shifts.
Provides temporary, partial income replacement to eligible individuals who have lost jobs through no fault of their own.
Collects wage information and unemployment taxes from employers subject to the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act.
Helps people with disabilities prepare for, find or maintain employment, or prepare for educational opportunities, as well as helping employers recruit, retain and accommodate employees with disabilities.
The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) is designed to help job seekers secure the employment, education, training and support services necessary to succeed in the labor market and to match employers with the skilled workers they need to compete in the global economy.
Provides recruitment assistance to Texas employers and job search assistance to anyone seeking work in Texas.
Provides a federal tax credit for private-for-profit employers that hire a qualified employee from a target population who may be somewhat disadvantaged in efforts to find employment.