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Policy Letters

Guidance Number Status Subject Additional Attachments Keywords Publication Date
WD 16-21 Active Trade Adjustment Assistance Reversion 2021 TAA, TWIST, UI, WIOA 09/27/2021
FDCM 01-23 Active Monitoring the Summer Earn and Learn Program FDCM 02/23/2023
WD 26-21 Active Customer Load Exceptions SNAP E&T, TANF/Choices, TWIST 12/28/2021
WD 07-08 Active House Bill 1196: Repayment of Public Subsidies by Businesses Convicted of Knowingly Employing Undocumented Workers Administration 02/07/2008
WD 06-13, Chg 1 Active Documenting Services and Participant Contact in The Workforce Information System of Texas Counselor Notes—Update Sample Comprehensive Narrative Entries for TWIST Counselor Notes , Revisions to WD 06-13 Shown in Track Changes General, NCP Choices, SNAP E&T, TAA, TANF/Choices, TWIST, WIOA 12/11/2020
AEL 01-19 Active Periods of Participation for Adult Education and Literacy AEL, WIOA 01/29/2019
WD 05-21, Chg 3 Active Workforce Career and Education Outreach Specialists Program—Update Workforce Career and Education Outreach Specialists Reporting Spreadsheet—Updated , Revisions to WD 05-21, Change 2, Shown in Track Changes TANF/Choices, WIOA 08/29/2022
WD 19-23, Change 1 Active Local Child Care Committee Requirements—Update Revision to WD Letter 19-23 Shown in Track Changes Child Care 12/19/2023
AEL 04-17 Active Implementing and Reporting Workforce Preparation Activities AEL, Fiscal - Administration, WIOA 09/05/2017
AEL 08-15 Active Allowable Advertising and Public Relations Expenditures AEL, Fiscal - Administration 06/22/2015
WD 14-13 Active The Workforce Information System of Texas: New Fund Code for Non–Texas Workforce Commission-Funded Grants TWIST 03/12/2013
WD 47-06 Active Employment Service Salary and Fringe Benefit Reserve Balances Financial Reporting 07/11/2006
SR WFCMS-02 Active WFCMS Business Requirements 09/26/2022
AEL 02-16, Chg 1 Active Implementing the Integrated Education and Training Service Approach—Update AEL, Fiscal - Administration, WIOA 10/13/2016
WD 02-19 Active Babel Notices Babel Notice Requirements All Programs, Equal Opportunity 01/29/2019
WD 47-09 Active Job Training Course Requirements for English as a Second Language Classes All Programs 11/30/2009
AEL 03-17 Active Implementing and Reporting Workforce Training under the Integrated Education and Training Approach to Service Delivery AEL, Fiscal - Administration, WIOA 08/11/2017
TA 302 Active Texas Advocacy Project Texas Advocacy Project Referral Form , Texas Advocacy Project Training Menu , Texas Advocacy Project Services Overview , Texas Advocacy Project Training Request Form General 02/22/2023
TA 301 Active Agency-Board Agreement Requirements and Contact Information - PDF Administration, Board Planning, General 01/12/2023
WD 02-07, Chg 1 Active Procurement of Workforce Services – Update Contractual Relationships of Boards and Professional Employment Organizations under the Managing Director Approach Administration, General 02/01/2008
WD 29-12 Active Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006—Update Financial Reporting 09/27/2012
WD 51-97, Chg 1 Active Technical Assistance on Local Workforce Board Governance Structure Revised Page 3 Board Planning 09/19/1997
SR WFCMS-03 Active Workforce Case Management System September Update 10/05/2022
WD 26-18 Active Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) Version 11&12 AEL, TANF/Choices, WIOA 11/12/2018
WD 02-22, Chg 1 Active Afghan Humanitarian Parolee Requirements for Eligible Programs, Including the Child Care and Development Fund—Update Revisions to WD 02-22 Shown in Track Changes AEL, Child Care, VR, WIOA, 06/06/2022
WD 01-24 Active Child Care Professional Development and Resources in Spanish Child Care 01/03/2024
WD 22-21 Active Texas Rising Star Contracted Slots Pilot Program Texas Rising Star Contracted Slots Pilot Program Application Child Care 09/17/2021
AEL 01-23 Active Cash Draw and Expenditure Reporting System Instructions for AEL Grant Awards AEL Cost Category Descriptions AEL, Financial Reporting 02/14/2023
AEL 06-15, Chg 1 Active Expansion of Eligible Population to Be Served from Institutions of Higher Education AEL, WIOA 04/19/2017
CC 01-23 Active Customer Referrals from TWC Customer Care: Standard Email Address for Workforce Solutions Offices Customer Care 01/23/2023
AEL 06-21 Active High School Equivalency Subsidy Program for Program Year 2021–2022 Initial Voucher Distribution to AEL Grant Recipients AEL 12/21/2021
TA 121 Active Non-Workforce Resources Available to Foster Youth 06/08/2006
WD 27-20 Active Common Exit Policy ES, NCP Choices, SNAP E&T, TAA, TANF/Choices, TWIST, Veterans, WIOA, 12/02/2020
WD 13-18 Active Wage Record Requests ES 11/02/2018
WD 16-22 Active Account Requirement for Workforce Solutions Office Staff Liaison Staff Account Setup , Staff Accounts Reporting Template Administration, TWIST, 08/26/2022
WD 18-23, Change 1 Active Adult Education and Literacy Grant Application Review AEL Local Service Provider Grant RFA 32024-00017—Board Review and Comment Form , Revisions to WD Letter 18-23 Shown in Track Changes AEL, Board Planning, WIOA 01/16/2024
FDCM 10-23, Change 2 Active Board Instructions: Required Posters in Texas Workforce Solutions Offices FDCM 01/31/2024
WD 06-23 Active Child Care Services Provider Exit Survey Child Care Services Provider Exit Survey (Sample) Child Care 04/24/2023
WD 01-23 Active Funds for Retaining Texas Rising Star Assessors Distribution of Board Contract Year 2023 Funds for Texas Rising Star Assessors Child Care 01/17/2023
WD 01-08 Active Workforce Investment Act Dislocated Worker Funds: Serving Exiting Military Service Members and Spouses of Active Military Service Members Veterans, WIA 01/04/2008
WD 29-21 Active COVID-19 Stimulus–Funded Child Care Provider Growth Support Payments Initial Board Distributions for Provider Growth Support Payments Child Care, Natural Disaster 12/14/2021
WD 15-20 Active Funding Public-Sector Partnerships AEL, ES, SNAP E&T, TAA, TANF/Choices, WIOA 11/04/2020
AEL 07-18 Active Suitable Tests for Use in AEL AEL 10/09/2018
WD 28-07, Chg 1 Active Limitations on Salaries and Bonuses Paid with Workforce Investment Act and Wagner-Peyser Funds—Update Guidelines for Implementing Public Law 109-234 Fiscal - Administration 11/05/2009
TA 304 Active Property Tax Exemptions for Certain Child Care Facilities Child Care 02/05/2024
TA 299 Active Trade Adjustment Assistance Training Service Closure TAA, TWIST 09/08/2021
AEL 07-15 Active Information and Guidance on Program Costs to Support Instructional Performance AEL, Fiscal - Administration 06/19/2015
WD 24-01 Active Prohibition Against Discrimination Based on Disability or Limited English Proficiency in the Administration of Workforce Services Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Civil Rights, Decision against the Massachusetts Department of Transitional A Administration, Equal Opportunity 06/22/2001
WD 12-19, Chg 2 Active Funding Training Programs outside of Local Workforce Development Areas through Individual Training Accounts—Update Revisions to WD Letter 12-19, Change 1, Shown in Track Changes ETP, WIOA 10/25/2021
WD 24-20 Active In-Demand Industries, In-Demand Occupations, and Target Occupations Lists List Templates , Industry and Occupation Information , Instructions Board Planning, ETP, WIOA 10/28/2020