Better Late Than Never: Texas Workforce Commission Gets A Phone Messaging SystemThousands of unemployed Texans were delayed benefits last spring because they were unable to reach the state agency.
Texas Workforce Commission Paid Out $506M To Suspicious Claimants, More Steps Taken To Combat Unemployment FraudWhile some fraud cases involve people who say they are unemployed but are actually working, TWC Director Ed Serna said the bigger problem is organized crime from nation states.
Texas Workforce Commission Puts Job-Search Requirement To Get Unemployment Benefits On HoldThe Texas Workforce Commission had planned to reinstate unemployment benefit job search requirements next week -- but that's now on hold.
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.
Federal Reserve Predicts 15 Million Americans Will Remain Unemployed Through 2020The Federal Reserve expects that as many as 15 million Americans will remain unemployed by year-end even as the economy continues recovering from the impact of the coronavirus.
While Filing Numbers Dipped Last Week, More Than 1 Million Texans Have Applied For UnemploymentOfficials with the Texas Workforce Commission say they've received the equivalent of 20 months of unemployment claims in just the last 30 days.
Texas Workforce Commission Now Operating 7 Days A Week To Deal With Coronavirus-Related Unemployment ClaimsTexas Workforce Commission officials say they have had an unprecedented amount of claims and inquiries from people whose employment has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
A Lucky Few Will Receive Extra $600 In Unemployment Benefits Starting As Early As Next WeekSome jobless Americans will start seeing heftier unemployment checks as soon as this week, but it all depends on where you live.
Despite Added Staff And Hours, Texas Struggles To Keep Up With Unemployment ClaimsAlong with 100 new emergency hires and another 250 employee transferred in from other departments, the TWC has contracted with two third-party call centers.
Texans Asked To Stagger Unemployment Calls Based On Area Codes: 'We're Asking For Patience'“I know it’s frustrating for people that are trying to call through and trying to get through online,” said Cisco Gamez with the Texas Workforce Commission.