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.

To view changes to Texas Statutes made by the most recent legislative session, select the MS Word or PDF versions, provided by TWC.  The HTML versions are normally updated in January, following the legislative session.

On this page:

Texas Labor Code

Title 2. Protection of Laborers

Title 4. Employment Services and Unemployment

Texas Unemployment Compensation Act, searchable version 2017 Texas Unemployment Compensation Act — MS Word or 2017 Texas Unemployment Compensation Act — PDF

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Texas Government Code

Title 10. General Government

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Texas Human Resources Code

Title 2. Department of Human Services and Department of Protective and Regulatory Services

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Texas Property Code

Title 15. Fair Housing Practices

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