Workforce Policy and Guidance

Workforce Policy and Guidance

TWC’s Workforce Policy and Guidance page provides searchable access to Workforce Development Letters, Adult Education and Literacy Letters, and Technical Assistance Bulletins. If you have questions about policy guidance, please email:

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WD Letters, AEL Letters, and TA Bulletins

Information on all active and rescinded letters will appear in search results. However, a link to the letter is provided only for 1) active letters and 2) rescinded letters that were originally issued on or after January 1, 2016. Filter results by using the boxes below for Search Subject/Guidance No., Status, Keywords, Type, and Date. Once filters are selected, click the Apply button. Click the Reset button to clear all filters to begin a new search.

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Guidance Number Status Subject Keywords Publication Datesort descending
WD 51-97 Active Technical Assistance on Local Workforce Board Governance Structure

WD 51-97, Chg 1 Active Technical Assistance on Local Workforce Board Governance Structure

WD 06-00 Active The Youth Council Function of Local Workforce Development Boards WIA 02/14/2000
WD 26-00 Active Continuing Training Services When Training Providers Do Not Remain on the Statewide List of Certified Training Providers WIA 03/31/2000
WD 42-00 Active Accessibility at Texas Workforce Centers for Individuals with Disabilities WIA 05/16/2000
WD 136-99, Chg 2 Active Sequence of Services under the Workforce Investment Act: Addition of Assisted Core Services

WIA 08/24/2000
WD 24-01 Active Prohibition Against Discrimination Based on Disability or Limited English Proficiency in the Administration of Workforce Services

Administration, Equal Opportunity 06/22/2001
WD 24-02 Active House Bill 3473: Protection of Professionals who Report Cases of Child Abuse or Neglect Administration 09/26/2002
WD 26-03 Active Workforce Investment Act Eligible Training Provider System: Ensuring Compliance with Proprietary Schools Rules WIA 06/27/2003
WD 01-04 Active Accessing Information in the Texas Health and Human Services Commission’s Texas Integrated Eligibility Redesign System

Child Care, FSE&T, TANF/Choices 01/26/2004
TA 58 Active Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 Veterans 03/31/2004
TA 62 Active Unemployment Insurance Claims by Unregulated Relative Self-Arranged Child Care Providers Child Care 04/08/2004
WD 31-04 Active Serving Foster Care Youth Administration 08/25/2004
WD 54-04 Active Workforce Investment Act Eligible Training Provider Certification System: Training Location Address Changes WIA 11/03/2004
WD 45-04 Active The Workforce Information System of Texas: Workforce Investment Act Training Services TWIST 12/17/2004
TA 88 Active Careers with the Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans 01/14/2005
WD 06-05 Active Restrictions on Lobbying Activities and Expenditures General 02/02/2005
TA 96 Active Education Activities for At-Risk Child Care Child Care 04/21/2005
WD 36-05 Active Payment of Royalties on Intellectual Property Created with Federal Grant Funds

Fiscal - Administration 06/13/2005
WD 17-05 Active New Unemployment Insurance Minimum Pay Reduction Requirements in

UI, 07/14/2005
WD 44-05 Active Texas Workforce Commission Online Contract Closeout Process

Financial Reporting 08/09/2005
TA 101 Active National Veterans' Training Institute Course Attendance Veterans 08/18/2005
WD 58-05 Active Employment Assistance Programs For Certain Families of Military Personnel Veterans 08/31/2005
WD 02-03, Chg 5 Active Workforce Investment Act Eligible Training Providers: Initial Eligibility Application Process and Performance Reporting Requirements WIA 10/25/2005
WD 60-05 Active Implementation of Financial Literacy Training in Workforce Development Services General 10/28/2005
WD 75-05 Active New Forms for The Workforce Information System of Texas

TWIST 10/29/2005
WD 28-06 Active Child Care Services for National Emergency Grant Participants in Job Search Child Care 04/07/2006
WD 54-05, Chg 2 Active Fiscal Year 2006 Allocations and Performance Targets—Choices Update Fiscal - Allocations 06/01/2006
TA 121 Active Non-Workforce Resources Available to Foster Youth 06/08/2006
WD 43-06 Active Workforce Investment Act: Appropriate Use of Third-Party Vendors WIA 06/22/2006