Category: News

06

Jul2021
Abbott already planned to call a special session later in the year for the Legislature to do its decennial redrawing of Texas political maps. Read more.

30

Jun2021
Most of the money will be used to help Texas colleges and universities expand or add new programs in areas with employment shortages and provide additional aid to students. Read more.

29

Jun2021
The drop was more significant in districts that had most of their instruction online, compared to districts with more in-person classes. Read more.

28

Jun2021
The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) is introducing “Start My VR” an online self-referral portal for prospective vocational rehabilitation customers, providing a convenient way for individuals with disabilities who are seeking employment to inquire about Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Services and/or be connected to a VR staff member. Read ... Read More

25

Jun2021
The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has awarded two individual grants: a $145,400 High Demand Job Training (HDJT) grant to Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas in collaboration with the Development Corporation of Baird, Community Development Corporation of Baird and Baird ISD; and a $37,500 Texas Industry Partnership grant ... Read More

23

Jun2021
We’re not there yet, but we can see it from here. Read more.

20

Jun2021
Dallas-Fort Worth has won the most cash awards from the Texas Enterprise Fund, which claims to have helped attract over 100,000 jobs statewide. Read more.

18

Jun2021
State adds 34,400 jobs over the month. Read more.

15

Jun2021
The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) used legislative authority to set unemployment insurance (UI) tax rates for 2021 at a stable level, consistent with 2020 rates, to avoid burdening Texas businesses with a significant increase of taxes resulting from pandemic-related closures outside of their control. Read more.... Read More

11

Jun2021
Workforce Solutions Greater Dallas was among six organizations to receive the Texas Economic Development Council's 2021 Workforce Excellence Award. Greater Dallas was recognized for its "Retail Pays" initiative that is providing career pathways for entry and midlevel retail workers. The project will help current workers and new workers ... Read More

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