Information for COVID-19 Employers, Jobseekers and Child Care
Having trouble filing an unemployment claim online? Our Unemployment Benefit System online portal is available 24 hours a day but is experiencing a high volume of visitors. We are seeing lower volume on the online portal between 10:00p.m. and 8 a.m. You may want to try back during those hours to file your claim or check the status of your claim.

Find laws, regulations and rules the Texas Workforce Commission complies with or enforces.

TWC Rules

View the rules adopted or proposed by TWC, which guide the operations of the agency and its programs. Adopted rules become part of the Texas Administrative Code.

Laws & Rules for Specific Programs

Our program and service overviews provide links to program-specific laws and regulations in the Authority & Funding section.

Employment-Related Laws & Rules

Our employment law web page covers employment-specific laws and rules.

Workforce Policy & Guidance

Our workforce policy & guidance page provides access to policy guides, Workforce Development Letters, Adult Education and Literacy Letters and Technical Assistance Bulletins.