Putting Texans Back to Work

On Nov. 1, 2020, TWC reinstated work search requirements. Current requirements vary by county. View required work searches in your county.

Find a Career

My TX Career

Access the state’s premier job site via our new streamlined portal.

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Job Fairs

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Build Your Skills

TWC partnered with Metrix Learning to bring Texans over 5,000 online courses. If you already have a WorkinTexas account, sign up via your account. If not, use the Metrix Portal

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Apply for Unemployment Insurance

Unemployment Information

Want to apply for unemployment benefits? Find more information and helpful tutorials on Unemployment Benefits Services.

Apply for Unemployment Online


Our online Unemployment Benefits System is available 24/7. Our call centers are open 7 a.m. to
7 p.m. Monday to Friday.

Submit Requested Unemployment Claim Documents:

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Request TWC Representative Contact Me about my Unemployment Claim

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Report Vaccine Job Loss

Texas Career Tools

Texas Career Tools Texas Occupations by Area

This interactive visualization of the industries/occupations helps Texans identify the highest number of job openings in their area.


Texas Wages

Learn wage ranges for hundreds of occupations by region in Texas.

Texas Skills To Work

Match skills on a resume with skills asked for in a job posting and search current job postings among 28 metro areas in Texas.

Child Care Stimulus Updates

Child Care Stimulus Updates

Learn more about free or low-cost programs and resources for Texas parents.

Texas Child Care Availability Portal

Parents can search for available child care near their home or work, by zip code and by the age of their child at

Child Care Relief Funding

Child Care Relief Funding helps child care providers address the impacts of COVID-19. Eligible providers may use these funds in a variety of ways to support their program’s operating costs

Early Childhood Texas

Early Childhood Texas provides families with young children easy access to Texas state agency programs, services, and resources.

Early Childhood Texas
Unemployment Benefits ID Theft

Unemployment Benefits ID Theft

Help TWC fight unemployment benefits identity (ID) theft.

Report suspected ID theft on an unemployment claim using TWC’s online fraud portal.

Report ID Theft

Reportar robo de identidad

For information about reporting fraud in another TWC program, see Reporting Fraud.

For more information, see:

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Recruiting & Hiring Initiatives for Employers

Learn how to expand your talent pipeline with a diverse, skilled and dedicated workforce.


Improve your company’s productivity and profitability.

Texas HireAbility

Learn how to hire, retain, and accommodate individuals who happen to have a disability.

Hiring Red, White & You!

Save the Date! Join us in November to hire veterans, transitioning military, spouses and family.

Reentry Services

Learn how to hire and train second chance individuals.

Workforce Solutions Local Boards

Local Workforce Solutions offices around the state are open. You may find your nearest office by using the link below. Please call your nearest office to schedule an appointment.


Find your Local Workforce Solutions Office


Vocational Rehabilitation Services

TWC-VR is available to serve customers with disabilities, both virtually and in-person.

Start My VR

The newly launched Start My VR is an online self-referral form for customers to request information about Vocational Rehabilitation Services.

Find VR Offices

Search for VR providers in your area using TWC’s Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Provider Locator

View the Provider Locator Tool documentation

Employer Resources

Employer Resources

Learn more about programs and resources available to Texas employers and small businesses.



Employer Work Refusal Form


If you offered any of your employees a chance to return to work and they refused, TWC needs to know. Please report each individual who refused to return to work on our online Employer Work Refusal Documentation form.

Employer Response to Notice of Application for Unemployment Benefits

Other Resources

Other Resources

TWC is working closely with other State Agencies to help Texans. Below are some helpful resources for Texans.