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:

Comprehensive Program Guides

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WD Letters, AEL Letters, and TA Bulletins

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Guidance Number Status Subject Keywords Publication Datesort ascending
WD 29-12 Active Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006—Update Financial Reporting 09/27/2012
WD 32-03, Chg 4 Active Workforce Investment Act: Updated Workforce Investment Act Eligibility Guidelines Desk References TWIST, WIA 09/17/2012
TA 252 Active Entering Board Contract Year Parent Share of Cost Amounts into The Workforce Information System of Texas Child Care, TWIST 08/09/2012
WD 22-12 Active Choices Self-Employment TANF/Choices, TWIST 07/31/2012
WD 17-12 Active Capturing Training-Related Employment Data in The Workforce Information System of Texas All Programs, TWIST 06/26/2012
TA 146, Chg 1 Active Online Payment Request System for Unemployment Insurance—Update ES, UI 03/29/2012
TA 211, Chg 2 Active Determining Employing Entities’ Access to—Update

ES, WIA 02/28/2012
WD 38-11, Chg 1 Active Local Memoranda of Understanding with the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services to Serve Foster Youth--Update

Administration, General 12/20/2011
TA 192, Chg 1 Active Job Fairs – Update ES, 12/12/2011
WD 44-11 Active Workforce Investment Act Gold Standard Evaluation

TWIST, WIA 11/03/2011
TA 239 Active Developing an Employer Services Plan ES, 09/26/2011
TA 242 Active Employment Service and Unemployment Insurance Integration Project—Phase 3: Update

ES, UI, 08/25/2011
WD 30-11 Active Senate Bill 400: Texas Rising Star Provider Participation in the Texas Procurement and Support Services Cooperative Purchasing Program Child Care, TWIST 08/18/2011
TA 241 Active Pseudo Social Security Numbers TWIST, 07/27/2011
TA 240 Active Supporting Unemployment Insurance Appeals in Texas Workforce Solutions Offices ES, UI 07/13/2011
WD 19-11 Active Travel Costs

Fiscal - Administration 05/23/2011
TA 238 Active Online Courses Designed to Enhance Quality of Infant and Toddler Care Child Care 05/13/2011
TA 236 Active Free File and Other Resources for Free Income Tax Preparation and Filing All Programs 03/02/2011
TA 158, Chg 1 Active Documenting Ineligible Employers and Entities in the Business Customer Management Module of—Update ES, 03/01/2011
WD 35-10 Active Workforce Investment Act Individual Employment Plan for Adults and Dislocated Workers Enrolled in Training TWIST, WIA, 10/12/2010
TA 228 Active Required Workplace Posters General 09/01/2010
TA 226 Active Universal Service Administrative Company’s Low Income Program: Phone Service Discounts All Programs 07/26/2010
WD 14-10, Chg 1 Active Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Subsidized Employment Initiatives—Update

Financial Reporting, SNAP E&T, TANF/Choices, TWIST 07/15/2010
TA 225 Active Customers Requiring Relay Services ES 07/09/2010
WD 17-10 Active Outreach and Promotional Materials, Advertising, Sponsorships, Employee Apparel, and Award Ceremonies Charged to Grant Awards and Subawards Funded through the Texas Workforce Commission General 05/11/2010
WD 25-09, Chg 1 Active Contracting with Institutions of Higher Education and Other Eligible Training Providers—Update Recovery Act 04/12/2010
WD 53-09 Active Guidelines for Safeguarding the Issuance of Nonmonetary Incentives for Workforce Investment Act and Choices Participants TANF/Choices, WIA 12/23/2009
WD 47-09 Active Job Training Course Requirements for English as a Second Language Classes All Programs 11/30/2009
TA 218 Active Name Change: Texas Early Education Model becomes Texas School Ready! Grant Project

Child Care, TWIST, WIA 11/05/2009
WD 28-07, Chg 1 Active Limitations on Salaries and Bonuses Paid with Workforce Investment Act and Wagner-Peyser Funds—Update

Fiscal - Administration 11/05/2009