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.


Eligible Training Providers are job training programs certified by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) to provide Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)–funded training services. The publicly accessible Statewide Eligible Training Providers List (ETPL) includes all programs that are currently approved by TWC.


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Performance Reporting

WIOA requires all Eligible Training Providers to submit annual student performance data. The data is collected through Student Data Reports that are distributed to providers by TWC.


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Target Occupations

WIOA requires Local Workforce Development Boards to target high-growth, high-demand and emerging occupations within their local workforce development areas. To be approved for the statewide ETPL, Eligible Training Providers must align with an occupation included on the state’s Target Occupation ListMS Excel.


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