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Jul 21

Texas A&M awarded

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has awarded a $4.5 million, two-year contract for its new Texas Research-based Adult Instruction Network Professional Development Consortium (TRAIN PD) to the Texas Center for the Advancement of Literacy and Learning (TCALL) in the College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University. TRAIN PD is an innovative approach …

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Jun 15

Employment scams

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) wants Texas job seekers to be aware that unscrupulous people posing as potential employers may try to take their money in exchange for non-existent jobs, even sometimes posing as representatives of established businesses or using legitimate meeting spaces to meet and interview victims. The reported scams can happen online, by …

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May 28

Longview PD assists in $20M conspiracy investigation

By Jimmy Isaac   Longview Police Departmant’s Cybercrimes Unit played a key role in the investigation that led to lengthy prison sentence for at least three North Texas men convicted in a more than $20 million conspiracy. Chief U.S. District Judge Sidney A. Fitzwater called the case “a massive, complicated, multi-year scheme to defraud a …

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Apr 04

Gregg County gets job boost

By Jimmy Isaac The Gregg County job market got a boost of longevity Tuesday when Kilgore-based General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies and New Zealand-based Windflow Technology announced a 10-year agreement to manufacture two-bladed, 500-kilowatt wind turbines in Longview and Kilgore. The companies announced the agreement at power-eng.com. Windflow Technology manufactures two-blade turbines. General Dynamics is a …

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Mar 27

State unemployment rate fall results in changes to unemployment benefits

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has announced that because the state’s improving unemployment rate has fallen below the federal law standard for eligibility for a High Unemployment Period (HUP), TWC will begin paying extended benefits at a new maximum rate of 13 weeks beginning April 8, 2012. This change is the result of Texas’ total …

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Feb 07

SBDC will offer payroll law workshops

The Kilgore College Small Business Development Center will host the first of a new series of “coffee connections” workshops for small business owners, managers and entrepreneurs called “Payroll Law 2012.” The seminar is set for 9 to 10:30 a.m., Thursday, March 1, in the KCSBDC Boardroom, located at 911 NW Loop 281, Suite 209 (Austin …

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Jan 05

Benefits deadline extended

Jobless Texans will have until March 3, 2012 to qualify for emergency unemployment benefits.  Without this extension assistance for 78,000 claimants would have run out in January. Congress approved the extension last month, before claimants would have endured a gap in their benefits.  Each recipients should continue to request unemployment benefit payments on his scheduled …

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