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.

Meeting Schedule:

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.

Please check back soon for updates on specific dates.

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

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Annual Texas Workforce Conference

Join us in Houston at Hilton-Americas for the 22nd Annual Texas Workforce Conference, co-hosted with the Texas Chapter of The International Association of Workforce Professionals, as we present an information-filled conference that will reinforce our strength of partnerships. Check back for more information.

Conference topics may include but are not limited to the following tentative topics: Childcare, Education, Vocational Rehabilitation, Youth and Workforce.

The conference will be held on November 28-30, 2018 at Hilton-Americas Houston, 1600 Lamar Street, Houston, Texas 77010.

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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.

View presentation handouts from the April 2018 Workforce Forum.

 

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 1-2, 2018

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 8, 2018. 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: November 16, 2018
Location: Hyatt Hill Country
Time: 10:00AM
9800 Hyatt Resort Drive
San Antonio, TX 78251

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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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DiverseAbility Forum - Creating an Inclusive Workplace

Join us and business leaders, state agencies and vocational rehabilitation partners to share keys to recruiting and developing individuals with disabilities. Hosted by the Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities, TWC Office of the Commissioner Representing Employers, Texas Workforce Solutions-Vocational Rehabilitation Services, and the University of North Texas.

The forum will be held on August 30 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Embassy Suites - Frisco, 7600 John Q. Hammons Drive, Frisco, Texas 75034.

Registration

Register here or for more information call Texas Workforce Commission Conference Planning at 512-463-6389.

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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.


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

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