Texas Workforce Commission

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May 22, 2020 - 9:53 am
Texas' unemployment rate jumped to 12.8 percent in April - the worst-ever on record, as the full impact of COVID-19 hit the state's economy.
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April 30, 2020 - 5:43 pm
Businesses across Texas may be re-opening as early as Friday, but that doesn't mean that everyone is ready - or able - to go back to work. Gov. Greg Abbott and the Texas Workforce Commission on Thursday announced new guidance on eligibility for unemployment benefits.
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April 06, 2020 - 10:31 am
Officials are investigating a body found outside the Texas Workforce Commission building in downtown Austin Monday morning.
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October 20, 2017 - 9:17 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- New numbers from the Texas Workforce Commission show that jobs are continuing to come to the state of Texas. A new report released Friday morning shows the state added an estimated 256,100 jobs over the past year - a 2.1 percent increase. September saw a rare dip in jobs, which...
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June 16, 2017 - 3:12 pm
(Austin/KJCE) Texas' economy continued on a roll in May, with the seasonally-adjusted statewide unemployment rate dropping to 4.8 percent and adding 14,800 jobs. According to new numbers released by the Texas Workforce Commission on Friday, the Austin area held steady at 3.2 percent - among the...
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May 19, 2017 - 11:02 am
(Austin/KJCE) The Texas economy expanded in April with the addition of 30,400 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs, according to new numbers released Friday by the Texas Workforce Commission. The state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.0 percent. "Texas employers continue...
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April 21, 2017 - 3:58 pm
(Austin/KJCE) The unemployment rate for the Austin metro area dropped to 3.6 percent in March, according to the latest numbers released by the Texas Workforce Commission. The number marks a slight decrease from February where the metro's unemployment rate stood at 3.7 percent. Year-to-year versus...
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March 24, 2017 - 10:27 am
(Austin/KJCE) According to the latest data released by the Texas Workforce Commission, the Texas economy added 6,700 jobs in the month of February. Texas’ seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased to 4.9 percent in February, up slightly from 4.8 percent in January. “Texas employers added 222,...
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