As of today, here is what the Texas Workforce Commission has to say on this subject: Page link here. Please make sure to check the TWC site directly (rather than this blog), before making any important decisions on this subject. This situation continues to change and is valid as of the time of posting this blog. An excerpt From the Texas Workforce Commission website as of May 15, 2020: … [Read more...] about What if you Don’t Feel Safe Going Back to Work? How does it Affect Unemployment Benefits?
The law requires that a Form I-9 must be filled out by every employee upon hire (or re-hire) and kept by the employer. The I-9 is the form that officially verifies that the employer has reviewed documents that prove that the hired person is eligible to work in the United States. From time-to-time, a new I-9 form is issued by the government. For that reason, it is not recommended for employers … [Read more...] about For Employers & Managers: Understanding the I-9
Running a business is demanding and business owners can use all the help they can get. I just attended my second TWC (Texas Workforce Commission) Business Conference for Texas Employers. Is it my opinion that many, if not most Texas employers don't know about the resources available to help them. For some employers, "TWC" may have a negative connotation because the agency is associated with … [Read more...] about Excellent Resources for Texas Employers