The Unemployment Tax program collects wage information and unemployment taxes from employers. The wage information determines the amount of unemployment benefits claimants may receive. Unemployment taxes are used to pay unemployment benefits.
The Self Sufficiency Fund webpage provides an overview of the program and guidelines on how to apply. The Self Sufficiency Fund is a training grant geared towards low -income individuals who are on, or at risk of becoming dependent on public assistance.
Find resources on the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC), a federal tax credit for employers who hire people who have a hard time finding jobs. It helps individuals get hired, earn money and contribute to society by paying taxes.
Find resources on how the Texas Workforce Commission provides employment, training and related services to veterans through a network of partnerships, Workforce Solutions offices and dedicated staff, as well as specific rules, policies, guidance and initiatives.
Find resources on the Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) program, which provides adult students with English language, math, reading, writing and, in some instances, workforce training.
Provides unemployment insurance claimants and employers the opportunity to challenge an adverse determination concerning the entitlement to benefits or the chargeback of benefits to an employer's account.
Learn about TWC’s Office of Apprenticeship Program, which supports apprenticeship training activities through coordination, guidance, planning, technical assistance, and funding supports. The program focuses on meeting the needs of employers throughout the state of Texas.
Find information on the Career Schools and Colleges program, which regulates career schools and colleges in Texas. These are private postsecondary schools where students learn vocations or to aid them in their current jobs.
The Child Care Services program provides financial assistance to families who meet income requirements. Child care scholarships are available to help parents work, search for work, or attend school or job training. The program also supports child care providers to improve the quality of services.
Find resources on the Choices program, which helps Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) recipients find jobs. TANF is cash provided by the government to families in need. The goal of Choices is to prepare people for work and end the need for government help.
The Civil Rights Division enforces state and federal laws. The division conducts investigations into discrimination in employment and housing across the state.
Find resources on the Employment Service program and related services.
Find resources on the Foreign Labor Certification program. This program allows employers hire foreign workers for temporary jobs in the United States.
Find information on TWC's effort to help Boards, Foster Youth Transition Centers and other partners who support young people in foster care. Find resources and information to help them succeed. The goal is to help foster youth achieve financial stability and continue to be financially secure.