New Health, Safety Training For Texas Restaurants Aimed At Boosting Consumer Confidence During Pandemic"The only way to save the industry is to get consumers back to restaurants," said Dr. Emily Knight, the CEO of the Texas Restaurant Association.
Extra $600 Unemployment Benefit Set To Disappear Next Month: 'It's Going To Be Tough If It's Taken Away'It appears unlikely the U.S. Senate will pass any additional stimulus bill that includes an extension of the unemployment aid.
Unemployed Texans Will Soon Have To Prove They're Looking For Work To Keep Checks ComingThe Texas Workforce Commission is reinstating its job search requirement for unemployment recipients to continue receiving benefits.
Texas To Reinstate Unemployment Benefit Work-Search Requirements Next MonthThe Texas Workforce Commission is reinstating its requirement that residents prove they are searching for work in order to continue receiving unemployment benefits.
I-Team: Texas Set To Borrow Billions As State Unemployment Fund Runs Out Of MoneyIn order for Texas to continue to pay out millions every week in unemployment benefits, the state is prepared to borrow billions from the federal government.
I-Team: Texas Had $40M In Place Last Year To Replace Unemployment Computer System But Upgrade Didn't Happen Soon EnoughTexas had $40 million in federal funds in place last year to replace an outdated Texas Workforce Commission system but then the pandemic hit.
Texas Workforce Commission: Some Choosing Not To Return To Work Due To Coronavirus Can Still Get Unemployment BenefitsTexans can continue to receive unemployment benefits throughout the COVID-19 response if they choose not to return to work for reasons specified by TWC.
Workers Won't ‘Automatically’ Be Pushed Off Unemployment If They Choose Not To Return To WorkTexas Workforce Commission Director Ed Serna said no one will “automatically be cut off” from benefits if they feel unsafe to return to work or cannot return because of a COVID-19 reason.
'It's Insane, It's Quick And It's Devastating': CBS Business Analyst On Coronavirus' Economic & Employment ImpactJill Schlesinger said it's difficult to know at this point if reopening businesses will alleviate unemployment.
Coronavirus In Texas: Self-Employed Texans Eligible For Unemployment BenefitsThose who are self-employed or independent contractors are indeed eligible for benefits, even though many were told at first, they weren't.
Record 1.4M Texans Have Filed For Unemployment This YearThe Texas Workforce Commission said $276 million in unemployment benefits went out on Monday.