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The Appeals program provides Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) customers the opportunity to challenge an adverse determination. 

  • Claimants can challenge a determination on entitlement to benefits. Find more information about claims and appeals at Unemployment Benefits.
  • Employers with appeal rights can challenge a determination on entitlement of benefits. Employers can also challenge a determination on chargeback of benefits to their account. For more information, visit Employer Notices.

TWC also conducts hearings for other programs such as:

  • Wage Claim (Payday) appeals
  • Unemployment Tax Liability (Rule 13) appeals
  • Child Labor appeals
  • Career Schools and Colleges appeals
  • Child Care appeals
  • Fair Housing appeals
  • Workforce Development Board appeals
  • Internal Grievances appeals
  • Employment Services appeals

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Find most federal reporting requirements for unemployment appeals in the U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration Employment and Training Handbook 401.