Office of the Commissioner Representing Employers

Overview

The employer commissioner's office represents the Texas business community, furnishing a wide variety of services to employers including informational materials, employment law seminars, an 800 number and a quarterly newsletter.

Employers may contact the employer commissioner's office for information, advocacy and assistance with unemployment compensation and wage claim cases, and other workplace concerns such as employee policy issues. The employer commissioner's staff includes four attorneys who are available to answer your questions.

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Employer Resources & Publications

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Texas Conference for Employers

The Office of the Commissioner Representing Employers sponsors the Texas Conference for Employers, a series of employer seminars around the state. Employers are encouraged to attend one of these seminars in order to learn about state and federal employment laws and the unemployment claim and appeals process.

Check the Texas Conference for Employers page for the conference schedule and registration forms.

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Lunchtime Live!

Texas Conference for Employers presents Lunchtime Live! 90 minute sessions on employment law. See below for registration and event details:

October 1stClick here to REGISTER

  • COVID-19 Paid Leave-Related Laws
  • Privacy in the Workplace
  • Unemployment Claims and Employer Chargeback Liability
  • Payroll Tax 101 discussion

October 15thClick here to REGISTER

  • Unemployment Claims: General Overview for Employers
  • Unemployment Taxes: Chargeback and Reimbursing Employers
  • Best Practices for Maintaining a Safe Workplace
  • Payroll Tax 101 discussion

November 5thClick here to REGISTER

  • Policies and Procedures during COVID-19
  • Allowable Workplace Health Screens & Medical Exams
  • We Hire Vets’ Recognition
  • Payroll Tax 101 discussion

November 19thClick here to REGISTER

  • Labor Market Update 
  • TWC’s Shared Work Program
  • Managing Employees Working Remotely
  • Payroll Tax 101 discussion

December 3rdClick here to REGISTER

  • Workers’ Compensation and Covid-19
  • Civil Rights in the Workplace
  • Governor’s Office of Economic Development
  • Employer Commissioner Update/Deadline dates for end and beginning of the year

December 17thClick here to REGISTER

  • Employer Recognitions
  • 2 – 30-minute Keynote speakers

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Contact Information

Office of the Commissioner Representing Employers