The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) today announced the kickoff of its 2018 Summer Earn and Learn program that provides students with disabilities, aged 16-22, with work readiness training and paid work experience. The program is a partnership between TWC, Texas Workforce Solutions Offices and Texas Workforce Solutions-Vocational Rehabilitation Services (TWS-VRS)....
The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) today announced the launch of TexasLaborAnalysis.com, an online suite of labor analysis tools designed to provide insight into Texas’ labor supply and demand. Read More
President Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order directing federal agencies to strengthen existing work requirements and introduce new ones for low-income Americans receiving Medicaid, food stamps, public housing benefits and welfare as part of a broad overhaul of government assistance programs. Read More</a
Employers throughout Texas are accepting and reaffirming their commitment to the Texas Internship Challenge. Texas’ Tri-Agency partners last week met in Austin, Texas with employer, industry associations and education representatives to reaffirm their commitment to the “Texas Internship Challenge,” a joint partnership between the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC), Texas Education ...
How do we keep the Texas economy growing and moving forward, when we face increasing competition from other states and countries? Read More
School officials are accessing other grants, pulling from local taxpayer dollars and diverting funding from different parts of their budgets to meet state pre-K requirements. Read More
Texas manufacturers said the Trump Administration's steel tariffs will raise their costs, prompting higher prices for customers of fabricated metal products and creating uncertainty for the business this year, according to a Dallas Fed survey. Read More
ARGO Data Resource, GXA Network Solutions and The Wilkins Group Partner with Richland College for $523,089 Job-Training Grant
A Technology Consortium, including ARGO Data Resource Corp., GXA Network Solutions and The Wilkins Group, have partnered with Richland College to provide job training using a $523,089 Skills Development Fund grant from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). The grant will benefit workers in the Workforce Solutions Greater Dallas area. Read ...
The Texas economy added 40,500 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs in February, which marked 20 consecutive months of employment growth. Over the year, Texas added 285,200 jobs for an annual employment growth rate 2.3 percent in February. Texas’ seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged at 4.0 percent in February and remains ...
The $1.3 trillion omnibus reflects the increased spending levels for both defense and non-defense programs agreed to as part of recent legislation lifting the budget “caps” for federal discretionary spending, and includes some critical boosts in funding for key education and workforce development programs. Read More