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Texas Workforce Commission Overflowing With Unemployment Claims
Has COVID-19 exposed the flaws in an inadequate state system?
"...the number of unemployment claims has surged, inundating the Texas Workforce Commission...."

April 3, 2020 News Post by Mary Tuma

Who Wants to Run A Coffeehouse in Austin, Texas?
Four local javamongers tell us what it's like
"...ever think about. We had one audit by the Texas Workforce Commission about ten years ago. And we're paying..."

Aug. 22, 2012 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Rep. Donna Howard on the 86th Texas Legislature
“Let’s target some new money toward childhood literacy, toward high school success, toward teacher quality – the kind of things that research shows make a difference”
"...learners than we've had before. We also have a workforce that requires new skills and post-secondary certifications and degrees...."

Jan. 4, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

85th Texas Legislature Preview
Can the GOP-run House and Senate get along well enough to get anything accomplished?
"...moment captured the underlying conflict leading into the 85th Texas Legislature, it came on the afternoon of Thursday, Jan...."

Jan. 13, 2017 News Feature by the News Staff

The Make It Movement Wants You to Learn a Trade and Love What You Do
Can skilled jobs and career education change Texas culture?
"...Spence is beginning his story of "Don't Mess With Texas," the marketing campaign that made the company he co-founded,..."

Dec. 27, 2019 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

Final Disposition
The beleaguered Texas Funeral Service Commission once again finds itself mired in controversy
" has had a more troubled history than the Texas Funeral Service Commission, whose mission is to regulate the..."

May 14, 2004 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Naked City
New draconian Texas welfare requirements get thwarted -- for now -- in court
"...Center for Public Policy Priorities and temporarily enjoined the Texas Workforce Commission from enforcing new rules that could have..."

Sept. 5, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

Amid Coronavirus, Labor Advocates Call on State to End Attack on Paid Sick Leave
Abbott fails to account for millions who can’t just “work from home”
"...pandemic and now-dozens of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Texas, state leaders have yet to budge in their ongoing..."

March 13, 2020 News Post by Mary Tuma

It's the Stupid Economy
Fact-checking Perry's campaign against Texas' financial realities
"...see what Gov. Rick Perry's election platform will be: Texas, the greatest economy since money was invented. Unfortunately for..."

Aug. 16, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Get Out the Bootstraps
Cause Texas Ain't Takin' Care of You No More
"...ideas, Frank and Kathy decided to turn to the Texas Department of Human Services (DHS) for help. It wasn't..."

June 13, 1997 News Feature by Audrey Duff

News Ticker: June 21
All the news that's fit to blog
"...the city of Buda looks for a ride, and Texas Dems hope things get better. Activism is on the..."

June 21, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

Perry Rejects Stimulus Funds for Unemployment
Governor announces rejection of cash in Houston
"...unemployment insurance program. This comes despite a warning from Texas Workforce Commission Chairman Tom Pauken that the UI fund..."

March 12, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

Davis Gains in Latest Polling
Abbott's lead tightens to single digits
"...Although conventional wisdom and Texas Monthly cover stories have decided that a Greg Abbott..."

Nov. 4, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

Perry: Not Running for Governor in 2014
Ambiguous statement doesn't rule out presidential run
"...yet, but his San Antonio declaration inevitably reshaped the Texas political landscape...."

July 8, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
Working It Out
"...During George W. Bush's first session as governor, the Texas Legislature was instructed to fabricate a "welfare reform" initiative..."

Sept. 10, 1999 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

What Price Labor?
Business as Usual
"...around to seek redress against the company with the Texas Workforce Commission; the rest of the crew went home..."

Nov. 27, 1998 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Work It
Take This Job and...
"...currently have hundreds of job openings. According to the Texas Employment Commission (TEC), Austin's unemployment rate in August was..."

Oct. 13, 1995 News Feature

East Austin Nonprofit Mired in Controversy CEACO Sinking
"...self-congratulatory dinner of steak and good cheer at the Texas Land and Cattle Company...."

March 5, 1999 News Feature by Kayte VanScoy

Faster Than Sound: Music Industry Workers Face Uncertainty Around Unemployment Benefits
Independent contractors advised: “When in doubt, go ahead and register”
"...workers – aren’t eligible for unemployment benefits from the Texas Workforce Commission. Skinner submitted a claim anyway using a..."

March 27, 2020 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

The Common Law
Do I Qualify for Unemployment Benefits?
"...Unemployment benefits in Texas are administered by the Texas Workforce Commission. According to..."

May 5, 2006 Column by Brandy Wingate

Meanwhile, Back at the Salt Mines
"...Austin Community College is bearing most of the local workforce development burden, other community groups and agencies are also..."

June 6, 1997 News Feature

Naked City
Local news briefs
"...Loses More Jobs Some disquieting local economic indicators: The Texas Workforce Commission reports that the combined Austin/Round Rock area..."

March 13, 2009 News Feature

Austin Hunkers Down and Waits as the Pandemic Grows
It’s closing time
"...parks department and Meals on Wheels and More); the Texas Workforce Commission's unemployment insurance process; and business resources provided..."

March 20, 2020 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
"...Rep. Dawnna Dukes, and others on Tuesday urged the Commissioners Court to amend Chapter 62 of the county code..."

March 21, 2008 News Feature

Welfare Warfare
A Bill Is Born
"...In 1995 the Texas Legislature passed House Bill 1863 -- a manifesto for..."

Nov. 13, 1998 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Faster Than Sound: Music Industry Workers Face Uncertainty Around Unemployment Benefits
Indie contractors advised: “When in doubt, go ahead and register”
"...workers – aren’t eligible for unemployment benefits from the Texas Workforce Commission. Skinner submitted a claim anyway using a..."

March 24, 2020 Music Post by Rachel Rascoe

Point Austin: Give Perry a Brain Scan
Governors who reject federal stimulus money need their heads examined
"...ultrasound procedure, in support of their determination that any Texas woman seeking an abortion undergo a mandatory ultrasound –..."

March 6, 2009 News Column by Michael King

CEACO'S Basic Needs Program
"...are outlined below. However, the $17,878 CEACO listed as Texas Workforce Commission funding was news to TWC director of..."

March 5, 1999 News Feature

Home From Home
Austin opens arms to New Orleans 'guests,' longing to return
"...deaf or blind; many are in wheelchairs. As in Texas, large numbers of Louisiana residents have no health insurance,..."

Sept. 9, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

Don't Lose Your Day Job
Texas unemployment insurance paints a dismal picture.
"..."stimulus package," which also included $594 million to bolster Texas' currently insolvent unemployment insurance (UI) trust fund. Failing that..."

March 22, 2002 News Column by Michael King

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