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.

To Register:

Arlington: July 19-20, 2018 - Arlington Convention CenterArlington Business Conference Registration Form MS WordArlington Business Conference Registration PDF
Abilene: July 27, 2018 - Abilene Convention CenterAbilene Business Conference Registration Form MS WordAbilene Business Conference Registration PDF
Laredo: August 10, 2018 - Laredo Community CollegeLaredo Business Conference Registration Form MS WordLaredo Business Conference Registration PDF
Round Rock: August 24, 2018 - Austin Marriott NorthRound Rock Business Conference Registration Form MS WordRound Rock Business Conference Registration PDF
Amarillo: September 21, 2018 - Amarillo Civic Center ComplexAmarillo Business Conference Registration Form MS WordAmarillo Business Conference Registration PDF
College Station: September 28, 2018 - Hilton College Station and Conference CenterCollege Station Business Conference Registration Form MS WordCollege Station Business Conference Registration PDF

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.

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:

August 2-3, 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

Sheraton at the Capitol
701 E 11th St
Austin 78701

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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.


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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Space Limited to First 300 Attendees!!

The Texas Workforce Commission will host its second annual ApprenticeshipTexas Conference, inviting employers, educators, workforce boards and their community partners from across the state to gain insights from policy experts and leading practitioners in developing apprenticeship training programs. The agenda will highlight models of partnerships between workforce intermediaries and employers as well as effective strategies on leveraging funding sources to support apprenticeship training and industry’s needs for a highly-skilled workforce.

  • ApprenticeshipTexas Conference Agenda Forthcoming


September 20-21, 2018


Hyatt Regency Riverwalk
123 Losoya Street
San Antonio, TX, 78205

Registration & Hotel Reservations:

You may register in advance online. Seating is limited, so we recommend that you register in advance. Registration over the phone is not accepted. The registration fee is $100 for attendees and exhibitors, non-refundable.

To register online, go to ApprenticeshipTexas Conference registration.

Contact the Hyatt Regency Riverwalk at 1-800-877-1234 or Hyatt Regency San Antonio reservations to book your room. Be sure to reference the TWC Apprenticeship Conference. All hotel rooms must be reserved by August 29, 2018 to receive the group discounted rate. Self-parking is available for overnight guests. Optional valet parking is available with "in and out" privileges.

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