Businesses & Employers

Recruiting & Hiring Resources

Post a job, review résumés and recruit potential employees. Learn about current employment programs, available tax credits and hiring incentives. Access other recruiting tools and information, and get to know your labor market.

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Unemployment Tax

Establish a new unemployment tax account, file wage reports and pay unemployment tax. Update and review the status of your tax account. Learn about unemployment tax and review tax publications and news. Contact a tax office for assistance.

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New Texas Employer Information

Unemployment Claim Management & Appeals

Find tools to help manage your unemployment benefits claims. You can respond online to unemployment notices and requests for wage verification. Learn more about contesting a chargeback and your rights and responsibilities for unemployment issues. Find out how to file and prepare for an appeal.

Preventing & Managing Layoffs

Get help protecting the workforce that is key to your business. Find programs to prevent or mitigate layoffs, and discover how we can help if you must let workers go. Learn about shared work plans and our mass claims process.

Train Your Workforce

Explore options for upgrading staff skills, including the Skills Development program, apprenticeship, on-the-job training, literacy education, and other training programs.

Employment Law: Discrimination, Wages & Child Labor

Find answers to questions and concerns about compliance with workplace, housing and other discrimination laws. Learn how to respond to complaints. Get help with claims for unpaid wages and compliance with child labor laws.

Start & Expand Your Business

Get the resources you need to start or expand your business in Texas. Find workforce experts, start-up and business resources, basic federal tax information and more.

Labor Market Information

Find labor market information for the Texas economy and workforce. Use tools to target your business development and learn more about your industry. Track the future outlook for occupations in Texas. Get current economic news and numbers. Learn from labor market experts about the regional outlook and economic development trends.

For Small Businesses

Learn about workforce resources specifically designed to help Texas businesses with fewer than 100 employees compete in the global economy.

ApprenticeshipTexas: A Powerful Competitive Edge

ApprenticeshipTexas will enhance the outreach with employers to start new programs and diversify participation in apprenticeship through strengthened partnerships