Tag Archive: Texas Workforce Commission

Nov 30 2011

Texas EUC extended

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) today announced a six-week extension of Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) Act benefits (Tier IV) for unemployed Texans. The extension comes as a result of the state’s average unemployment rate reaching an estimated 8.5 percent or higher over the previous three months. The U.S. Department of Labor authorized TWC to begin …

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Oct 19 2011

Scam warning

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) warns Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits recipients to be aware of unscrupulous business operators who may try to obtain their personally identifiable information such as date of birth, debit card numbers, Personal Identification Numbers (PIN) or social security numbers. Recipients should only give personal information when filing for benefits online at …

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Sep 21 2011

Cost of Texas’ drought

By Tom Pauken   Devastating wildfires across Texas in recent weeks have been the most visible evidence of a year-long drought that Texas officials have declared to be the worst on record. Behind the highly visible carnage caused by the fires, the drought also has inflicted a toll on the Texas economy that will have …

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Sep 21 2011

Texas adds jobs

Texas’ private sector continued to grow in August, with 8,100 jobs added. Texas’ total nonfarm employment was up over the year for a total gain of 253,200 nonfarm jobs, despite declining by 1,300 jobs in August. This most recent annual growth brings total nonfarm jobs in Texas to 10,615,000. Texas has experienced positive annual job …

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Aug 17 2011

TWC reminds employers: Compliance posters are free of charge; agency warns against inappropriate vending

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) urges employers to be aware of unscrupulous business operators who may try to coerce employers into purchasing required workplace posters. Obtaining these compliance posters through TWC, as always, is free. All workplace compliance posters required by law can be obtained free of charge from the TWC website at http://www.twc.state.tx.us/ui/lablaw/posters.html. Employers …

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May 25 2011

Is college education for everyone?

By Tom Pauken Over the last week, college seniors across the country attended commencement ceremonies where they were lauded for their educational accomplishments. Such events are a time of celebration for graduates, their families and their friends. But the good mood will come to a quick end for many students and their parents. One study …

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Feb 17 2011

Free tax filing available

The 2010 federal income tax filing deadline, is just around the corner. For Texans trying to wade through their federal income tax return, it can often be challenging. Fortunately, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) stand ready to assist taxpayers with information on preparations services. A new service offered this …

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