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?
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Abra esta publicación para ver el enlace en español. Unfortunately, Covid-19 is having a great toll on our physical and mental health and our finances. It is easy to suffer from "information overload". We are bombarded with news, medical information, local, state and federal guidelines. Everyone has advice and everyone has an opinion. And, since the situation is changing so rapidly, the … [Read more...] about Covid-19 Tip #15: Employees Know your Rights About Unemployment Benefits
Abra esta publicación para ver el enlace en espanol. Covid-19 has hit the economy hard. It is affecting all of us in ways we would not have even imagined. In Texas, particularly in Houston, our economy is heavily tied to the oil industry. It is likely that economic changes will continue to unfold even after the initial health threat has passed. The Houston energy companies will need to … [Read more...] about Covid-19 Tip # 14: Have your Severance Package or Employment Contract Reviewed by a Texas Business Lawyer