Texas Workforce Commission Meetings

TWC's three Commissioners hear administrative reports, discuss and act on agency business, and decide unemployment insurance cases. The public is invited to comment before the Commission on any issue within the jurisdiction of the Commission. Audio of public policy meetings can be accessed by those who register to listen live or through a recording of the meeting through Adobe ConnectAdobe Connect icon. Click on the meeting calendar below to view past meeting materials, agendas and videos.

Upcoming Meetings:

Meeting Location:

Texas Workforce Commission
101 E 15th St, Rm 244
Austin, TX 78701

Meetings at other Locations:

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Texas Business Conferences

Texas Business Conferences

The Office of the Commissioner Representing Employers sponsors the Texas Business Conferences, a series of employer seminars around the state. Employers are encouraged to attend at least one of the seminars in order to learn nuts and bolts information on state and federal employment laws and how to deal with the unemployment claim and appeal process.

For more information covering issues and interests of Texas employers, see Texas Business Today.

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Annual Texas Workforce Conference

Save the dates for the 23rd Annual Texas Workforce Conference scheduled for December 4 – 6, 2019, at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas.  

Conference Call For Proposals:

Thank you for your interest regarding our upcoming 2019 Annual Texas Workforce Conference. We are no longer accepting “Call For Proposals” for the conference workshops. The proposal submittal deadline date for workshops proposals closed March 2019.

The electronic “Call for Proposals” for the 2020 annual conference will be posted mid-January 2020 via our TWC website at http://www.twc.state.tx.us/Events. Please check the TWC website at that time for the electronic proposal link and general conference information. On behalf of the Conference Agenda Committee, we look forward to hearing from you in the near future!

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Workforce Forum

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The Texas Workforce Commission Workforce Forum is sponsored by TWC's Workforce and Board Support department. The forum is designed to increase workforce staff capacity through knowledge  and information exchange.

 

 

Upcoming Forum:

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Rehabilitation Council of Texas

The 15-member Rehabilitation Council of Texas meets at least quarterly to work with TWC Vocational Rehabilitation Services programs to develop, agree to and review state goals and priorities.

Meeting Schedule:

November 7-8, 2019

Meeting Location:

Criss Cole Rehabilitation Center Auditorium
4800 N. Lamar Blvd
Austin, Texas 78756

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Hiring Red, White and You!

The Texas Workforce Commission will host the seventh annual statewide Hiring Red, White and You! (HRWY) job fair on November 7, 2019. In cooperation with the 28 Local Workforce Development Boards, the Texas Veterans Commission, the Texas Medical Center, and Governor Greg Abbott, HRWY connects Texas veterans and their spouses with Texas employers that value the experience, discipline, and other exceptional qualities inherent in a military background.

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Jobs & Education for Texans (JET) Advisory Board Meetings

The six-member JET Advisory Board meets at least once each quarter, or as needed, to review received applications and to recommend grant awards for the JET program.

Meeting Location:

Texas Workforce Commission
101 E 15th St, Rm 151
Austin, TX 78701

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Business Enterprises of Texas (BET) Elected Committee of Managers

The 12-member Business Enterprises of Texas Elected Committee of Managers represents the interests of Texans who are blind who have been licensed as food service managers by the Business Enterprises of Texas program.

Meeting Location:

Date: January 19, 2019
Location: Wyndham Garden Hotel
Time: 8:00AM
3401 South IH-35
Austin, TX 78741

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Purchasing from People with Disabilities Advisory Committee

The 13-member Purchasing from People with Disabilities Advisory Committee provides recommendations to the Texas Workforce Commission on matters related to the Texas Purchasing from People with Disabilities program, which assists individuals with disabilities in achieving independence through productive employment opportunities. 

Meeting Location:

Texas Workforce Commission
101 E 15th St. Rm 151
Austin, TX 78778

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ApprenticeshipTexas Conference

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The Texas Workforce Commission will host its third annual ApprenticeshipTexas Conference on September 19-20, 2019. The conference provides insights into developing apprenticeship training programs from leading practitioners including industry associations and employers, labor partnerships, community colleges, high schools, and workforce boards, inviting employers, educators, workforce boards.

Save the Date:

3rd Annual ApprenticeshipTexas Conference
September 19-20, 2019
Holiday Inn San Antonio-Riverwalk
217 North St. Mary’s Street
San Antonio, TX 78205

Registration:

Register here or for more information on the 3rd Annual ApprenticeshipTexas Conference or call Texas Workforce Commission Conference Planning at 512-463-6389.

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