This page provides all active workforce policy issued through guides, Workforce Development (WD) Letters, Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) Letters and Technical Assistance (TA) Bulletins. Use the dropdown menu below to find active policy and guidance by program or keyword.


For complete lists of all WD Letters, AEL Letters and TA Bulletins issued since 1996, active and rescinded, view the indexes linked below. To request letters or bulletins that are not online, email workforce.editing@twc.state.tx.us and include the letter or bulletin number.

Administration

WD Letters

Letter No.PDF Subject Keyword Date
WD 40-13 Board Contract Year 2014 Incentive Awards

Attachment:

  1. Board Classifications and Incentive Award Criteria for Board Contract Year 2014MsWord
Admin; Performance Nov 22, 2013
WD 13-13 Handling and Protection of Personally Identifiable Information and Other Sensitive Information Admin; All Programs; General Apr 02, 2013
WD 38-11, Chg. 1 Local Memoranda of Understanding with the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services to Serve Foster Youth – Update

Attachment:

  1. Sample Memorandum of Understanding TemplatePDF
  2. Texa Department of Family and Protective Services Regional Offices and Local Workforce Development Boards Contact InformationPDF
Admin; General Dec 20, 2011
WD 13-11, Chg. 1 Requirements for Reporting, Fact-Finding, and Prosecution of Fraud, Waste, Theft, and Program Abuse Cases, and Collection of Overpayments – Update Admin Oct 04, 2011
WD 27-10 Local Workforce Development Board Transportation Policies to Safeguard against the Misuse of Funds Admin; Project RIO; SNAP E&T; TAA; TANF/Choices; WIA Jun 28, 2010
WD 04-10 New Contract Action Request and Local Activity Funds Designation Request Forms

Attachment:

  1. Contract Action Request and Local Activity Funds Designation Request Forms and InstructionsXLS
Admin Jan 28, 2010
WD 21-09 Mandatory Training on the Impact of Family Violence Admin Jun 26, 2009
WD 05-09 Advance Notice of Changes in Texas Workforce Center or Satellite Office Locations

Attachment:

  1. Legislative Notification of Field Office Closure, Move, or Opening (Form GR-10)PDF
Admin Feb 18, 2009
WD 02-09 Definitions of One-Stop Operator and Administrative Entity Admin Feb 10, 2009
WD 16-08, Chg. 1 Prevention and Detection of Fraud, Waste, Theft, and Program Abuse – Update Admin Oct 28, 2008
WD 13-08 Security of Personal Identity Data Admin; All Programs; General Apr 01, 2008
WD 80-05, Chg. 1 Senate Bill 286: Open Meetings and Public Information Training Requirements for Elected and Appointed Public Officials and Board Responsibilities under the Open Meetings Act and Public Information Act Admin Mar 19, 2008
WD 07-08 House Bill 1196: Repayment of Public Subsidies by Businesses Convicted of Knowingly Employing Undocumented Workers Admin Feb 07, 2008
WD 02-07, Chg. 1 Procurement of Workforce Services – Update

Attachment:

  1. Contractual Relationships of Boards and Professional Employment Organizations under the Managing Director ApproachPDF
Admin; General Feb 01, 2008
WD 24-07, Chg. 1 Reasonableness of Personnel Compensation: Clarification and Additional Guidelines – Update

Attachment:

  1. Personnel Compensation BenchmarksPDF
Admin Oct 05, 2007
WD 10-07 Adoption of Local Workforce Development Board Policies in Open Meetings Admin Feb  02, 2007
WD 31-04 Serving Foster Care Youth Admin Aug 25, 2004
WD 24-02 House Bill 3473: Protection of Professionals Who Report Cases of Child Abuse or Neglect Admin Sep 26, 2002
WD 24-01 Prohibition Against Discrimination Based on Disability or Limited English Proficiency in the Administration of Workforce Services

Attachment:

  1. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Civil Rights, Decision Against the Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance Regarding OCR Complaint Number 01-98-3055, issued January 19, 2001PDF
Admin Jun 22, 2001
WD 51-97, Chg. 1 Technical Assistance on Local Workforce Board Governance Structure

Attachment:

  1. Revised Page ThreePDF
Admin Sep 19, 1997
WD 51-97 Technical Assistance on Local Workforce Board Governance Structure

Attachment:

  1. Local Governance ModelsPDF
Admin Aug 18, 1997

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Adult Education & Literacy

Guides

AEL Letters

Letter No.PDF Subject Keyword Date
AEL 04-14 Adult Education and Literacy Grantee Contracts Ending August 31, 2014 AEL; Fiscal Admin; TANF/Choices Aug 26, 2014
AEL 03-14c1 Program Year 2014 Adult Education and Literacy Program Allocations for Local Service Delivery and Accompanying Amounts for Professional Development—Update AEL; Fiscal Admin; TANF/Choices Jun 17, 2014
AEL 02-14 Contract Amendment Process for Adult Education and Literacy and English Literacy and Civics Grantee Contracts Ending August 31, 2014

Attachment:

  1. Schedule #6 – Program Budget Summary – Federal and State Adult EducationXLS
  2. Schedule #6 – Program Budget Summary – Federal and State TANFMsWord
  3. Schedule #6 – Program Budget Summary – English Literacy and CivicsMsWord
AEL Apr 09, 2014
AEL 01-14 Closeout of Adult Education and Literacy and English Literacy and Civics Program Year 2013–2014 Contracts AEL Apr 09, 2014
AEL 01-13 Cash Draw and Expenditure Reporting System Instructions AEL; Financial Reporting Oct 02, 2013

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WD Letters

Letter No.PDF Subject Keyword Date
WD 34-07 Coordination of Rapid Response Services with Adult Education Providers WIA; Adult Basic Education; Rapid Response May 22, 2007

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All Programs

WD Letters

Letter No.PDF Subject Keyword Date
WD 22-14, Chg. 1 Jobs for Veterans State Grants Program: Reforms and Responsibilities of Workforce Solutions Office Staff Serving Veterans — Correction

Attachment:

  1. Significant Barriers to Employment Triage ToolPDF
All Programs; Veterans; WIA June 26, 2014
WD 20-14 Fidelity Bonding Services

Attachment:

  1. Fidelity Bond Certification FormMS Word
All Programs; TWIST Jun 18, 2014
WD 13-13PDF Handling and Protection of Personally Identifiable Information and Other Sensitive Information Admin; All Programs; General Apr 02, 2013
WD 17-12 Capturing Training-Related Employment Data in The Workforce Information System of Texas All Programs; TWIST Jun 26, 2012
WD 35-11 Priority of Service for Eligible Veterans – Update

Attachment:

  1. Sample Self-Attestation FormMS Word
All Programs; Veterans Nov 03, 2011
WD 43-11 Priority of Service for Eligible Foster Youth All Programs Nov 03, 2011
WD 24-11 Reporting Negative Incidents Involving Texas Workforce System Customers – Update All Programs Jul 29, 2011
WD 12-10 New Texas Workforce Center Customer Tracking Interface

Attachment:

  1. Functionality ChartPDF
All Programs; TWIST Mar 09, 2010
WD 47-09 Job Training Course Requirements for English as a Second Language Classes All Programs Nov 30, 2009
WD 36-09 Federal Funding Restrictions on the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now and Its Affiliates All Programs Nov 06, 2009
WD 38-09 Changes to Reporting Training Activities in The Workforce Information System of Texas TWIST; All Programs Sep 16, 2009
WD 13-08 Security of Personal Identity Data Admin; All Programs; General Apr 01, 2008
WD 37-07, Chg. 1 Workforce Investment Act: Application of Definitions of Credential, Degree/Diploma, and Certificate: Clarification All Programs Jan 02, 2008
WD 57-07 Interpreter Services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Individuals All Programs Oct 09, 2007
WD 13-07 Use of Commercially Developed Tests to Refer Job Seekers to Employment Opportunities All Programs; Testing Apr 12, 2007

TA Bulletins

Bulletin No.PDF Subject Keyword Date
TA 268 Fidelity Bonding Services and Marketing Tools

Attachment:

  1. Fidelity Bonding Information (Employers)PDF
  2. Fidelity Bonding Information (Job Seekers)PDF
All Programs Jun 18, 2014
TA 261 U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Work-Study Program All Programs May 30, 2013
TA 259 Provision of Meals and Refreshments All Programs; Fiscal Admin Apr 22, 2013
TA 237 Coordination of Services to Foster Youth

Attachment:

  1. Workforce Development Areas and Texas Department of Family and Protective ServicesPDF
  2. Texas Foster Youth Transition CentersPDF
  3. Foster Youth WIA Eligibility Documentation LogPDF
All Programs Apr 19, 2011
TA 236 Free File and Other Resources for Free Income Tax Preparation and Filing All Programs Mar 02, 2011
TA 231 Single Audit Desk Review Checklist General; All Programs Oct 14, 2010
TA 226 Universal Service Administrative Company’s Low Income Program: Phone Service Discounts All Programs Jul 26, 2010
TA 178, Chg. 2 Transportation Services — Update All Programs Sep 15, 2009
TA 199 Clarification on Public Subsidies and Goods and Services All Programs Dec 02, 2008
TA 186 Ticket to Work Program All Programs Jun 25, 2008
TA 167 New E-Mail Address and Procedures for Policy Clarification Requests All Programs Nov 09, 2007
TA 157 Attainment of a Degree/Diploma or Certificate All Programs Aug 21, 2007
TA 148 New Claimant Dispositions Report All Programs May 09, 2007

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Apprenticeship

TA Bulletins

Bulletin No.PDF Subject Keyword Date
TA 151 Benefits of Registered Apprenticeship Training Programs Apprenticeship Jun 19, 2007

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Board Planning

WD Letters

Letter No.PDF Subject Keyword Date
WD 25-12, Chg. 1 Local Workforce Development Board Planning Guidelines for Fiscal Years 2013-2018 – Update

Attachment:

  1. Texas Workforce Development Board Planning Guidelines for Fiscal Years 2013-2018MSWord
  2. Texas Workforce Investment Council Requirements for Board PlansPDF
  3. Target Industries and Occupations TemplateExcel
Board Planning Dec 19, 2012
WD 11-06 Eligibility for Non-Low-Income Individuals Meeting Specific Workforce Investment Act Eligibility Criteria WIA; Board Planning Jul 31, 2006

TA Bulletins

Bulletin No.PDF Subject Keyword Date
TA 253 Local Market Analysis for Board Plans

Attachment:

  1. Instructions for the Targeted Industries and Occupations TemplatePDF
  2. Target Industries and Occupations List ExamplesPDF
Board Planning; WIA Sep 11, 2012

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Charitable Choice

WD Letters

Letter No.PDF Subject Keyword Date
WD 33-00, Chg. 2 Charitable Choice Quarterly Report: Updated Procedures Correction

Attachment:

  1. WD Letter 33-00, Change 2, Attachment 1 (Pages 3 and 4)PDF
Charitable Choice Mar 21, 2006
WD 33-00, Chg. 1 Charitable Choice Quarterly Report: Updated Procedures

Attachment:

  1. Charitable Choice Quarterly Report (Updated)
Charitable Choice Sep 29, 2003
WD 33-00 Charitable Choice/Faith-Based Initiatives

Attachment:

  1. Executive Order GWB 96-10PDF
  2. Charitable Choice Quarterly Report FormXLS
Charitable Choice Apr 05, 2000

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Child Care

WD Letters

Letter No.PDF Subject Keyword Date
WD 27-14 Texas Rising Star Provider Certification for Nationally Accredited Child Care Providers and Providers Regulated by the US Military Child Care; TWIST Sept 23, 2014
WD 29-14 Workforce Automated Systems’ Data Entry Deadlines for Board Contract Year 2015 Child Care; ES; Performance; Project RIO; SNAP E&T; TAA; TANF/Choices; TWIST; WIA; WorkInTexas.com Sept 19, 2014
WD 21-14 Fiscal Year 2015 Allocations forWorkforce Investment Act, Child Care, Choices, Employment Service, and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training Child Care; Choices; ES; Fiscal-Allocations; SNAP E&T; WIA Aug 18, 2014
WD 12-14 Posting Information on Quality Child Care Indicators and Parenting Classes Child Care Aug 14, 2014
WD 26-14 Board Contract Year 2015 Federal Poverty Guidelines and State Median Income Amounts for Determining Eligibility and Parent Share of Cost for Child Care Services

Attachment:

  1. Board Contract Year 2015 Income Limit Eligibility Code Card for Child Care ServicesPDF
  2. Income Ranges for Parent Share of Cost AssessmentPDF
Child Care;
TWIST
Aug 13, 2014
WD 13-14 Texas Rising Star Mentor and Assessor Qualifications and Distribution of Staff Funding

Attachment:

  1. Texas Rising Star Workgroup Recommendations for Assessor and Mentor QualificationsPDF
  2. Board Funding Distribution for Texas Rising Star StaffPDF
Child Care May 13, 2014
WD 17-14 Fiscal Year 2015/Program Year 2014 Workforce Investment Act Allocations and Child Care, Choices, Employment Service, and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training Planning Estimates Child Care; ES; Fiscal-Allocations; SNAP E&T; TANF/Choices; WIA May 02, 2014
WD 05-14 Child Care: Reporting Quality Improvement Nondirect Care Activities Using the Child Care and Development Fund

Attachment:

  1. Child Care and Development Fund Quality Improvement Nondirect Care Activities Quarterly ReportXLS
Child Care May 01, 2014
WD 10-14 Child Care Quality Incentive Awards

Attachment:

  1. Texas Workforce Child Care Quality Incentive Awards 2014 Nomination FormMS Word
Child Care Apr 16, 2014
WD 08-14 Texas Rising Star Provider Certification - Update

Attachment:

  1. Texas Rising Star Provider Certification Prescreening Form (Licensed Child Care Centers)MsWord
  2. Texas Rising Star Provider Certification Prescreening Form (Licensed Child Care Homes)MsWord
  3. Texas Rising Star Provider Certification Prescreening Form (Registered Child Care Homes)MsWord
  4. Texas Rising Star Provider Certification Prescreening Form (School-Age Programs)MsWord
  5. Instructions for the Texas Rising Star Provider Certification Prescreening FormsPDF
Child Care Apr 10, 2014
WD 04-14 Establishing Local Child Care Reimbursement Rates—Update Child Care Mar 19, 2014
WD 01-14 2014 Earned Income Tax Credit for Employed Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Recipients and Other Low-Income Workers

Attachment:

  1. 2014 EITC outreach campaign kit: “Your Money. You Earned It. Now Claim It!” (hard copy only)
Child Care; TANF/Choices Jan 02, 2014
WD 33-13 Implementation of Child Care Services Rule §809.21—Calculation of Providers' Published Daily Rates Child Care Sep 27, 2013
WD 12-13, Chg. 1 Implementation of Amended Chapter 809, Child Care Services Rules, Regarding Quality Improvement Activities — Update

Attachment:

  1. Examples of Quality Improvement ActivitiesPDF
Child Care Sep 20, 2013
WD 36-13 Workforce Automated Systems' Data Entry Deadlines for Board Contract Year 2014 Child Care;
ES; Performance;
Project RIO;
SNAP E&T;
TAA; TANF/
Choices; TWIST; WIA;
WorkInTexas
Sep 17, 2013
WD 31-13, Chg. 1 Fiscal Year 2014 Allocations for Child Care, Choices, Employment Service, and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training – Update Child Care;
Choices; ES;
Fiscal-Allocations;
SNAP E&T
Sep 03, 2013
WD 01-13, Chg. 1 Notifying Parents When Child Care Providers Are Disqualified from the Child and Adult Care Food Program — Update

Attachment:

  1. Attachment 1: Parent Notification of Child Care Provider Disqualified from the Child and Adult Care Food ProgramMsWord En Español
Child Care;
TWIST
May 15, 2013
WD 24-13 Texas Department of Family and Protective Services Early Terminations Report Child Care Apr 25, 2013
WD 19-13 Verification of Identity for At-Risk Child Care Cases

Attachment:

  1. Acceptable Documentation for Verifying IdentityPDF
Child Care;
TWIST
Apr 02, 2013
WD 20-13 Implementation of Amended Chapter 809, Child Care Services Rules, Regarding Enhanced Maximum Provider Reimbursement Rates Child Care Mar 22, 2013
WD 10-13 Child Care Income Exclusions Required by Federal Law or Regulation — Update

Attachment:

  1. Income Excluded by Federal Law or RegulationPDF
Child Care Jan 28, 2013
WD 09-13 Implementation of Amended Chapter 809, Child Care Services Rules, Regarding Corrective Adverse Actions for Child Care Attendance Automation Violations Child Care Jan 25, 2013
WD 05-13 Notice to Child Care Providers regarding Child Care Attendance Automation System Responsibilities and Reporting Requirements – Update Child Care Jan 23, 2013
WD 04-13 Implementation of Amended Chapter 809, Child Care Services Rules, Regarding Eligibility for Child Care Services Child Care Jan 18, 2013
WD 03-13 Implementation of Amended Chapter 809, Child Care Services Rules, Regarding Parent Rights and Responsibilities

Attachment:

  1. Attachment 1: Parent Agreement to Report Child Care AttendanceMsWord En Español
Child Care Jan 11, 2013
WD 02-13 Implementation of Amended Chapter 809, Child Care Services Rules, Regarding Requirements to Provide Child Care Child Care Jan 04, 2013
WD 30-12, Ch. 1 Child Care Local Match Process - Update

Attachment:

  1. Child Care Local Match Contribution AgreementMsWord
  2. Child Care Local Match Agreement AmendmentMsWord
  3. Texas Workforce Commission Local Match Pledge Payment Coupon and Certification of Expenditures FormMsWord
Child Care;
TWIST
Nov 02, 2012
WD 26-12 Senate Bill 264: Quality Child Care Indicators – Update Child Care;
TWIST
Aug 31, 2012
WD 14-12 Texas Rising Star Provider Certification Training Criteria Child Care Apr 18, 2012
WD 02-12 Notice of Freeze on Child Care Reimbursements Child Care Jan 24, 2012
WD 37-11 Including Nonreported Attendance in Local Workforce Development Board Attendance Policies -- Update

Attachment:

  1. Attachment 1: Including Absences and Z-Days with Variable Schedules ExamplesPDF
Child Care;
TANF/Choices;
TWIST
Sep 26, 2011
WD 34-11 Children Receiving or Needing Protective Services – Update

Attachment:

  1. Attachment 1: Texas Department of Family and Protective Services Protective Service Action 11-088, "Day Care Changes," August 24, 2011PDF
Child Care;
TWIST
Sep 22, 2011
WD 33-11 Senate Bill 265: New Requirements for the Delivery of Training to Child Care Providers Child Care Sep 15, 2011
WD 32-11 Requirements for Relative Child Care Providers to List with the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services Child Care Sep 14, 2011
WD 30-11 Senate Bill 400: Texas Rising Star Provider Participation in the Texas Procurement and Support Services Cooperative Purchasing Program Child Care;
TWIST
Aug 18, 2011
WD 25-11 Collecting Monetary Sanctions Imposed on Parents Child Care;
TWIST
Aug 09, 2011
WD 15-11, Chg. 1 Parent Share of Cost Policy – Update

Attachment:

  1. Parent Share of Cost Sliding Fee Scale Based on Family Size and Gross Monthly IncomePDF
Child Care;
TWIST
Jun 15, 2011
WD 05-11 Authorizing the Child Care Inclusion Assistance Rate for Children with Disabilities Child Care Feb 15, 2011
WD 37-10 Implementation of the New In-Home Child Care Rules Child Care Oct 14, 2010
WD 50-07, Chg. 1 Child Care: Forms and Guidance for Relatives Required to List with the Department of Family and Protective Services – Update

Attachment:

  1. Texas Department of Family and Protective Services Local Child Care Licensing OfficesPDF
  2. Instructions for Relative Child Care Providers on Completing Required Texas Department of Family and Protective Services FormsPDF
  3. Requirements for Listed Family HomesPDF
Child Care Jun 21, 2010
WD 48-09 Implementation of Amended Chapter 800 Rules for the Deobligation and Reallocation of Commission-Allocated Funds Child Care;
ES; Project RIO; SNAP E&T; TAA; TANF/Choices;
WIA
Nov 20, 2009
WD 42-09 Continuity of Care for Children of Parents in Military Deployment Child Care Sep 25, 2009
WD 30-09 Methodology for Establishing Local Workforce Development Board Performance Targets for the Average Number of Children Served Per Day

Attachment:

  1. Methodology for Establishing Board Performance Targets for the Average Number of Children Served Per DayPDF
  2. BCY'10 Target Setting Spreadsheet ExamplePDF
Child Care;
Fiscal-
Allocations;
Recovery Act;
WIA
Aug 03, 2009
WD 28-09 Certification of Early Childhood School Readiness Program Expenditures and Child Care Local Match Agreements with the State Center Child Care Jul 23, 2009
WD 19-09 Child Care Providers Placed on Corrective or Adverse Action with the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services

Attachment:

  1. Parent Notification of Child Care Provider Placed on Corrective ActionMsWord
Child Care Jun 05, 2009
WD 43-08, Chg. 1 Documenting Child Support Income and Parent Cooperation with the Office of the Attorney General – Update Child Care May 12, 2009
WD 44-08 Child Care Services: Documentation of a Child's Age, Citizenship, or Immigration Status

Attachment:

  1. Acceptable Documents to Verify Child's Citizenship or Immigration Status and AgePDF
Child Care Dec 08, 2008
WD 36-08 Child Care during Temporary Interruptions in Work, Education, or Job Training Child Care Sep 15, 2008
WD 22-08 Updates to the Texas Rising Star Provider Certification Guidelines Child Care Jun 24, 2008
WD 12-08, Chg. 1 Electronic Funds Transfer and/or Debit Card Payment to Child Care Providers – Update

Attachment:

  1. Electronic Funds Transfer and/or Debit Card Payment System Implementation ChecklistPDF
  2. Sample Authorization FormPDF
  3. Side-by-Side Comparison of Current and New Payment ProcessingPDF
  4. Electronic Funds Transfer Payment System Process Flow and Extract FilePDF
Child Care Jun 10, 2008
WD 08-08 Implementation of the New Integrated Complaints, Hearings, and Appeals Rules

Attachment:

  1. Chapter 823: Integrated Complaints, Hearings, and Appeals MatrixPDF
  2. Sample Written Determination (English and Spanish versions)PDF
  3. Sample Customer Rights and Complaint Resolution Procedures and Customer Complaint Form (English and Spanish versions)PDF
  4. Sample Complaint LogPDF
  5. Sample Notice of Board Hearing and Hearing Guidelines (English and Spanish versions)PDF
Child Care;
FSE&T; Project
RIO; TANF/Choices;
WIA
Apr 29, 2008
WD 67-07 Local Match Agreements with Independent School Districts Using Public Expenditures for Before- and After-School Programs Child Care Nov 13, 2007
WD 55-07, Chg. 1 Texas School Ready!TM Eligibility and Application Procedures

Attachment:

  1. WD Letter 55-07, Change 1, Attachment 1 (Page 2)PDF
Child Care Nov 02, 2007
WD 53-07 Child Care Eligibility: Calculating and Verifying Work Hours for Self-Employed Parents Child Care Aug 28, 2007
WD 11-07 Definition of Parent under the New Child Care Services Rules and Determining In Loco Parentis

Attachment:

  1. In Loco Parentis MatrixPDF
  2. §809.2(14) Definition of Parent-Waiver Request LetterPDF
Child Care,
TANF/Choices
Feb 05, 2007
WD 34-06 Child Care Services: Guidance on Promoting Consumer Education

Attachment:

  1. Description of Eligible Child Care ProvidersPDF
  2. Description of Programs Relating to School ReadinessPDF
Child Care May 19, 2006
WD 01-06 Application of Child Care and Development Rules for Non-Child Care and Development Fund Services Child Care Jan 26, 2006
WD 48-04 Confirming Child Care Eligibility Child Care Nov 03, 2004
WD 05-04, Chg. 1 Change and Clarification on Overpayment Recovery of Child Care Related Funds Child Care; Fiscal-Admin May 26, 2004
WD 01-04 Accessing Information in the Texas Health and Human Services Commission's Texas Integrated Eligibility Redesign System

Attachment:

  1. Computer Security Agreement (Form 4014)
  2. Request For Applications & System Access (Form 4743)
  3. Instructions for Completing Forms 4743 and 4014
TANF/Choices;
FSE&T; Child Care
Jan 26, 2004
WD 57-03 Local Coordination between Subsidized Child Care Services and Other Early Childhood Programs Child Care Dec 29, 2003
WD 18-03 Texas Workforce Commission Subsidized Child Care: Revising Age Eligibility Child Care Apr 17, 2003

TA Bulletins

Bulletin No.PDF Subject Keyword Date
TA 249 Identity Mismatch Verification Report

Attachment:

  1. Identity Mismatch Verification ReportPDF
Child Care; TWIST Apr 02, 2013
TA 258 Child Care Fraud Detection Report Tools – Update Child Care; TWIST Feb 15, 2013
TA 257 Fiscal Year 2013 Child Care Local Match Agreement Submission

Attachment:

  1. FY’13 Child Care Local Match Agreement Review ChecklistMsWord
Child Care Oct 03, 2012
TA 252 Entering Board Contract Year Parent Share of Cost Amounts into The Workforce Information System of Texas Child Care; TWIST Aug 09, 2012
TA 251 Child Care Local Match Activities and Certified Public Expenditure Sources Child Care Aug 06, 2012
TA 246 Child Care Waiting List Report Child Care; TWIST Oct 24, 2011
TA 238 Online Courses Designed to Enhance Quality of Infant and Toddler Care Child Care May 13, 2011
TA 234 New Texas Department of Family and Protective Services Standards: School-Age Programs and Before- or After-School Programs Child Care Feb 03, 2011
TA 227 Child Care Attendance Automation Service Invoices

Attachment:

  1. Sample ACS InvoicePDF
Child Care Aug 05, 2010
TA 218 Name Change: Texas Early Education Model becomes Texas School Ready! Grant Project

Attachment:

  1. Texas School Ready! Project Regional Managers and CoordinatorsPDF
Child Care Nov 05, 2009
TA 215 Parent’s Guide for Accessing the Office of the Attorney General’s Child Support Interactive Web Site

Attachment:

  1. Parent’s Guide for Accessing the Office of the Attorney General’s Child Support Interactive Web Site Standard Operating ProceduresPDF
Child Care Sep 23, 2009
TA 200 TWIST Child Care Reports Showing Duplicate Social Security Numbers Child Care; TWIST Feb 12, 2009
TA 198 Data Integrity Requests and Reports Child Care; TWIST Dec 19, 2008
TA 166 Acceptable Documentation for Verifying Work Hours for Self-Employed Parents Child Care Oct 31, 2007
TA 160 Parent Share of Cost for Children Continuing to Need Protective Services Child Care Sep 07, 2007
TA 109 Updated Form: Child Care 2042 School Attendance Verification Child Care Jan 27, 2006
TA 96 Education Activities for At-Risk Child Care Child Care Apr 21, 2005
TA 75 Transitional Child Care TANF/Choices; Child Care Sep 08, 2004
TA 62 Unemployment Insurance Claims by Unregulated Relative Self- Arranged Child Care Providers Child Care Apr 08, 2004
TA 52 Texas Rising Star Provider Certification Training: Staff Training Child Care Jan 30, 2004

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Choices

Guides

WD Letters

Letter No.PDF Subject Keyword Date
WD 29-14 Workforce Automated Systems’ Data Entry Deadlines for Board Contract Year 2015 Child Care; ES; Performance; Project RIO; SNAP E&T; TAA; TANF/Choices; TWIST; WIA; WorkInTexas.com Sept 19, 2014
WD 06-14 On-the-Job Training

Attachment:

  1. On-the-Job Training Employer ContractMsWord
  2. On-the-Job Training PlanMsWord
  3. On-the-Job Training Monthly Time Report and InvoiceMsWord
  4. Sample Workforce Investment Act On-the-Job Training PlanMsWord
  5. Sample Choices On-the-Job Training PlanMsWord
TANF/Choices; TWIST;
WIA; WorkInTexas.com
Aug 21, 2014
WD 21-14 Fiscal Year 2015 Allocations forWorkforce Investment Act, Child Care, Choices, Employment Service, and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training Child Care; Choices; ES; Fiscal-Allocations; SNAP E&T; WIA Aug 18, 2014
AEL 03-14c1 Program Year 2014 Adult Education and Literacy Program Allocations for Local Service Delivery and Accompanying Amounts for Professional Development—Update AEL; Fiscal Admin; TANF/Choices Jun 17, 2014
WD 17-14 Fiscal Year 2015/Program Year 2014 Workforce Investment Act Allocations and Child Care, Choices, Employment Service, and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training Planning Estimates Child Care; ES; Fiscal-Allocations; SNAP E&T; TANF/Choices; WIA May 02, 2014
WD 01-14 2014 Earned Income Tax Credit for Employed Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Recipients and Other Low-Income Workers

Attachment:

  1. 2014 EITC outreach campaign kit: “Your Money. You Earned It. Now Claim It!” (hard copy only)
Child Care; TANF/Choices Jan 02, 2014
WD 36-13 Workforce Automated Systems' Data Entry Deadlines for Board Contract Year 2014 Child Care; ES; Performance;
Project RIO;
SNAP E&T;
TAA; TANF/Choices;
TWIST; WIA;
WorkInTexas
Sep 17, 2013
WD 31-13, Chg. 1 Fiscal Year 2014 Allocations for Child Care, Choices, Employment Service, and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training - Update Child Care;
Choices; ES;
Fiscal-
Allocations;
SNAP E&T
Sep 03, 2013
WD 08-13 Implementation of Amended Chapter 811, Choices Rules

Attachment:

  1. Chapter 811 Choices Rules MatrixPDF
TANF/Choices Feb 06, 2013
WD 06-13 Documenting Services and Participant Contact in The Workforce Information System of Texas Counselor Notes

Attachment:

  1. Sample Comprehensive Narrative Entries for TWIST Counselor NotesPDF
SNAP E&T; TAA; TANF/Choices;
TWIST; WIA; WorkInTexas
Jan 29, 2013
WD 22-12 Choices Self-Employment TANF/Choices;
TWIST
Jul 31, 2012
WD 37-11 Including Nonreported Attendance in Local Workforce Development Board Attendance Policies – Update

Attachment:

  1. Attachment 1: Including Absences and Z-Days with Variable Schedules ExamplesPDF
Child Care;
TANF/Choices;
TWIST
Sep 26, 2011
WD 14-10, Chg. 1 Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Subsidized Employment Initiatives - Update

Attachment:

  1. Documenting and Verifying Low-Income Eligibility for the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Subsidized Employment InitiativesPDF
Financial
Reporting;
SNAP E&T;
TANF/Choices;
TWIST
Jul 15, 2010
WD 27-10 Local Workforce Development Board Transportation Policies to Safeguard against the Misuse of Funds Admin; Project
RIO; SNAP E&T; TAA;
TANF/Choices;
WIA
Jun 28, 2010
WD 27-08, Chg. 1 Guidelines for the Provision of Nonmonetary Incentives for Workforce Investment Act and Choices Participant TANF/Choices;
TWIST; WIA
Jun 18, 2010
WD 53-09 Guidelines for Safeguarding the Issuance of Nonmonetary Incentives for Workforce Investment Act and Choices Participants TANF/Choices;
WIA
Dec 23, 2009
WD 48-09 Implementation of Amended Chapter 800 Rules for the Deobligation and Reallocation of Commission-Allocated Funds Child Care; ES;
Project RIO;
SNAP E&T;
TAA; TANF/Choices;
WIA
Nov 20, 2009
WD 49-09 The Workforce Information System of Texas and System Services Matrix Updates

Attachment:

  1. System Services Matrix Category DefinitionsPDF
  2. TWIST Service Code ChangesPDF
TANF/Choices;
TWIST; WIA;
WorkInTexas
Oct 22, 2009
WD 08-08 Implementation of the New Integrated Complaints, Hearings, and Appeals Rules

Attachment:

  1. Chapter 823: Integrated Complaints, Hearings, and Appeals MatrixPDF
  2. Sample Written Determination (English and Spanish versions)PDF
  3. Sample Customer Rights and Complaint Resolution Procedures and Customer Complaint Form (English and Spanish versions)PDF
  4. Sample Complaint LogPDF
  5. Sample Notice of Board Hearing and Hearing Guidelines (English and Spanish versions)PDF
Child Care;
FSE&T; Project
RIO; TANF/Choices;
WIA
Apr 29, 2008
WD 61-06, Chg. 2 Literacy and Numeracy Testing for Out-of-School Youth: Revised

Attachment:

  1. WD Letter 61-06, Change 2, Attachment 1 (Page 4)PDF
TANF/Choices;
TWIST; WIA
Apr 01, 2008
WD 33-07 Training Services Information in The Workforce Information System of Texas Choices; FSE&T; Project
RIO; TAA; TWIST; WIA
Jun 06, 2007
WD 61-06, Chg. 1 Literacy and Numeracy Testing for Out-of-School Youth: Update

Attachment:

  1. Administering the Test of Adult Basic EducationPDF
  2. Procedures for Entering Test of Adult Basic Education Scores in TWISTPDF
TANF/Choices;
TWIST; WIA
Mar 01, 2007
WD 11-07 Definition of Parent under the New Child Care Services Rules and Determining In Loco Parentis

Attachment:

  1. In Loco Parentis MatrixPDF
  2. §809.2(14) Definition of Parent-Waiver Request LetterPDF
Child Care,
TANF/Choices
Feb 05, 2007
WD 01-04 Accessing Information in the Texas Health and Human Services Commission's Texas Integrated Eligibility Redesign System

Attachment:

  1. Computer Security Agreement (Form 4014)
  2. Request For Applications & System Access (Form 4743)
  3. Instructions for Completing Forms 4743 and 4014
TANF/Choices;
FSE&T; Child Care
Jan 26, 2004

TA Bulletins

Bulletin No.PDF Subject Keyword Date
TA 266 Texas Health and Human Services Commission Data Discrepancies

Attachment:

  1. HHSC/Texas Workforce Commission LiaisonPDF
SNAP E&T; TANF/Choices; TWIST Feb 12, 2014
TA 197 Exclusion Reasons and Performance Outcomes

Attachment:

  1. TWIST Performance Data Screen and Exclusion Detail ScreenPDF
Choices; Performance; TWIST; WIA Mar 03, 2009
TA 135 Forms for Obtaining Access to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission's Texas Integrated Eligibility Redesign and Systems for Applications of Verifications, Eligibility, Referral, and Reports Systems Choices; SNAP E&T Nov 08, 2006
TA 126 Updated Process for Obtaining, Deleting Access, and Resetting Passwords for the Texas Health and Human Services Choices; SNAP E&T Aug 16, 2006
TA 75 Transitional Child Care TANF/Choices; Child Care Sep 08, 2004

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Dislocated Worker

WD Letters

Letter No.PDF Subject Keyword Date
WD 44-11 Workforce Investment Act Gold Standard Evaluation

Attachment:

  1. Workforce Investment Act Gold Standard Evaluation TWIST ScreenshotsPDF
Dislocated
Worker;
TWIST; WIA
Nov 03, 2011
WD 35-10 Workforce Investment Act Individual Employment Plan for Adults and Dislocated Workers Enrolled in Training Dislocated Worker;
TWIST; WIA;
WorkInTexas
Oct 12, 2010
WD 01-10 Rapid Response Early Intervention Services

Attachment:

  1. Rapid Response Layoff Notification/Action Form and InstructionsMsWord
Dislocated
Worker; Rapid Response; TWIST; UI
Jan 08, 2010
WD 01-08 Workforce Investment Act Dislocated Worker Funds: Serving Exiting Military Service Members and Spouses of Active Military Service Members Veterans; WIA; Dislocated Worker Jan 04, 2008
WD 34-04 Integration of Trade Services for Dislocated Workers: A Comprehensive Guide TAA; Dislocated
Workers
Aug 03, 2004

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Employment Service

Guides

WD Letters

Letter No.PDF Subject Keyword Date
WD 29-14 Workforce Automated Systems’ Data Entry Deadlines for Board Contract Year 2015 Child Care; ES; Performance; Project RIO; SNAP E&T; TAA; TANF/Choices; TWIST; WIA; WorkInTexas.com Sept 19, 2014
WD 21-14 Fiscal Year 2015 Allocations forWorkforce Investment Act, Child Care, Choices, Employment Service, and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training Child Care; Choices; ES; Fiscal-Allocations; SNAP E&T; WIA Aug 18, 2014
WD 17-14 Fiscal Year 2015/Program Year 2014 Workforce Investment Act Allocations and Child Care, Choices, Employment Service, and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training Planning Estimates Child Care; ES; Fiscal-Allocations; SNAP E&T; TANF/Choices; WIA May 02, 2014
WD 36-13 Workforce Automated Systems' Data Entry Deadlines for Board Contract Year 2014 Child Care;
ES; Performance;
Project RIO;
SNAP E&T;
TAA; TANF/Choices;
TWIST; WIA;
WorkInTexas
Sept 17, 2013
WD 31-13, Chg. 1 Fiscal Year 2014 Allocations for Child Care, Choices, Employment Service, and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training – Update Child Care;
Choices; ES;
Fiscal-Allocations;
SNAP E&T
Sep 03, 2013
WD 06-12 Amendments to the Trade Act of 1974 Enacted by the Trade Adjustment Assistance Extension Act of 2011 ES; TAA; TWIST; WIA Mar 09, 2012
WD 15-10 Foreign Labor Certification - Verification of Employment Eligibility

Attachment:

  1. Quick Reference Desk Aid for Form I-9PDF
  2. Employment Eligibility Verification CertificateMsWord
ES; WorkInTexas Mar 24, 2010
WD 48-09 Implementation of Amended Chapter 800 Rules for the Deobligation and Reallocation of Commission-Allocated Funds Child Care; ES;
Project RIO;
SNAP E&T;
TAA; TANF/Choices;
WIA
Nov 20, 2009
WD 14-08 Modifications to Unemployment Insurance Benefits System Access

Attachment:

  1. Unemployment Insurance Benefits System ScreensPDF
ES; UI Mar 19, 2008
WD 17-07 Storage and Use of Disability-Related and Medical Information Equal
Opportunity; ES
Mar 01, 2007
WD 18-07 Discrimination Complaint Procedures

Attachment:

  1. Texas Workforce Solutions Discrimination Complaint ProceduresMS Word
Equal
Opportunity; ES
Mar 01, 2007

TA Bulletins

Bulletin No.PDF Subject Keyword Date
TA 264 US.jobs Job Postings in WorkInTexas.com ES; WorkInTexas Sep 26, 2013
TA 260 State of Texas Soldier Employment Initiative ES; WorkInTexas May 21, 2013
TA 248 Migrant Indicators of Compliance Report

Attachment:

  1. The Workforce Information System of Texas Migrant Indicators of Compliance ReportPDF
ES; TWIST Jun 08, 2012
TA 146, Chg. 1 Online Payment Request System for Unemployment Insurance—Update ES; UI; WorkInTexas Mar 29, 2012
TA 211, Chg. 2 Determining Employing Entities’ Access to WorkInTexas.com – Update

Attachment:

  1. Employer Definitions for Use with WorkInTexas.comPDF
  2. Entity Questionnaire FlowchartPDF
  3. Entity Authentication ResourcesPDF
ES; WorkInTexas Feb 28, 2012
TA 192, Chg. 1 Job Fairs – Update ES; WorkInTexas Dec 12, 2011
TA 239 Developing an Employer Services Plan ES; WorkInTexas Sep 26, 2011
TA 242 Employment Service and Unemployment Insurance Integration Project – Phase 3: Update

Attachment:

  1. Auto-Registration and Single Sign-on Desk AidPDF
ES; UI; WorkInTexas Aug 05, 2011
TA 240 Supporting Unemployment Insurance Appeals in Texas Workforce Solutions Offices ES; UI Jul 13, 2011
TA 232 WorkInTexas.com Rapid Reemployment Services Module

Attachment:

  1. WorkInTexas.com RRES Module Desk AidPDF
ES; RRES; WorkInTexas Mar 02, 2011
TA 158, Chg. 1 Documenting Ineligible Employers and Entities in the Business Customer Management Module of WorkInTexas.com – Update ES; WorkInTexas Mar 01, 2011
TA 196, Chg. 1 Serving Unemployment Insurance Claimants – Update ES; RRES; WIA; WorkInTexas Mar 01, 2011
TA 229 New Went to Work Service Function in WorkInTexas.com ES; WorkInTexas Sep 30, 2010
TA 225 Customers Requiring Relay Services ES Jul 09, 2010
TA 212 Work Search Requirements for Texas Department of Insurance Supplemental Income Benefits’ Applicants ES; WorkInTexas Sep 30, 2009
TA 194 Improving WorkInTexas.com Job Match Quality ES; WorkInTexas Dec 17, 2008
TA 185 Texas Payday Wage Claim Process Payday Wage Claims; ES Jul 08, 2008
TA 154 Tools for Improving Services to Veterans ES Jul 25, 2007
TA 153 Ensuring the Quality of Veteran Job Seekers' Applications in WorkInTexas.com ES Jul 24, 2007

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Equal Opportunity

WD Letters

Letter No.PDF Subject Keyword Date
WD 16-14 Equal Opportunity Notice

Attachment:

  1. Notice - Equal Opportunity Is the Law (English version)MsWord
  2. Notice - Equal Opportunity Is the Law (Spanish version)MsWord
Equal Opportunity; WIA May 02, 2014
WD 17-10 Outreach and Promotional Materials, Advertising, Sponsorships, Employee Apparel, and Award Ceremonies Charged to Grant Awards and Subawards Funded through the Texas Workforce Commission General May 11, 2010
WD 57-07 Interpreter Services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Individuals All Programs Oct 09, 2007
WD 27-07 Integrated Data Collection and Performance Management

Attachment:

  1. Integrated Data Collection and Performance Management ReferencePDF
TWIST; WorkInTexas Aug 01, 2007
WD 17-07 Storage and Use of Disability-Related and Medical Information Equal
Opportunity; ES
Mar 01, 2007
WD 18-07 Discrimination Complaint Procedures

Attachment:

  1. Texas Workforce Solutions Discrimination Complaint ProceduresMsWord
Equal
Opportunity; ES
Mar 01, 2007
WD 24-01 Prohibition Against Discrimination Based on Disability or Limited English Proficiency in the Administration of Workforce Services

Attachment:

  1. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Civil Rights, Decision Against the Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance Regarding OCR Complaint Number 01-98-3055, issued January 19, 2001PDF
Admin Jun 22, 2001
WD 42-00 Accessibility at Texas Workforce Centers for Individuals with Disabilities WIA May 16, 2000

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Financial Reporting

WD Letters

Letter No.PDF Subject Keyword Date
WD 32-13 Cash Draw and Expenditure Reporting System Instructions

Attachment:

  1. Cost Category MatrixXLS
  2. Cost Category DescriptionsPDF
  3. Summary of ChangesPDF
Financial
Reporting
Sep 04, 2013
WD 29-12 Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006 – Update Financial
Reporting
Sep 27, 2012
WD 14-10, Chg. 1 Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Subsidized Employment Initiatives – Update

Attachment:

  1. Documenting and Verifying Low-Income Eligibility for the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Subsidized Employment InitiativesPDF
Financial
Reporting;
SNAP E&T;
TANF/Choices;
TWIST
Jul 15, 2010
WD 32-07 Semiannual Security Verification Procedures for the Cash Draw and Expenditure Reporting System

Attachment:

  1. Sample Cash Draw and Monthly Expenditure Reporting System Security ReportPDF
Financial
Reporting/
Fiscal-Admin
May 10, 2007
WD 47-06 Employment Service Salary and Fringe Benefit Reserve Balances Financial
Reporting
Jul 11, 2006
WD 44-05 Texas Workforce Commission Online Contract Closeout Process

Attachment:

  1. Vendor User Security MatrixPDF
  2. Procedures for Creating a Cash Draw RefundPDF
Financial
Reporting
Aug 09, 2005

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Fiscal Administration

WD Letters

Letter No.PDF Subject Keyword Date
WD 17-13 Financial Manual for Grants and Contracts Fiscal-Admin Mar 04, 2013
WD 19-11 Travel Costs

Attachment:

  1. Travel DefinitionsPDF
  2. Content Changes from Prior WD LettersPDF
Fiscal-Admin May 23, 2011
WD 28-07, Chg. 1 Limitations on Salaries and Bonuses Paid with Workforce Investment Act and Wagner-Peyser Funds - Update

Attachment:

  1. Guidelines for Implementing Public Law 109-234PDF
Fiscal-Admin Nov 05, 2009
WD 32-07 Semiannual Security Verification Procedures for the Cash Draw and Expenditure Reporting System

Attachment:

  1. Sample Cash Draw and Monthly Expenditure Reporting System Security ReportPDF
Financial
Reporting;
Fiscal-Admin
May 10, 2007
WD 36-05 Payment of Royalties on Intellectual Property created with Federal Grant Funds

Attachment:

  1. Training and Employment Guidance Letter No. 31-04PDF
Fiscal-Admin Jun 13, 2005
WD 05-04, Chg. 1 Change and Clarification on Overpayment Recovery of Child Care Related Funds Child Care;
Fiscal-Admin
May 26, 2004

TA Bulletins

Bulletin No.PDF Subject Keyword Date
TA 259 Provision of Meals and Refreshments All Programs; Fiscal-Admin Apr 22, 2013

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Fiscal-Allocations

WD Letters

Letter No.PDF Subject Keyword Date
WD 21-14 Fiscal Year 2015 Allocations forWorkforce Investment Act, Child Care, Choices, Employment Service, and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training Child Care; Choices; ES; Fiscal-Allocations; SNAP E&T; WIA Aug 18, 2014
AEL 03-14c1 Program Year 2014 Adult Education and Literacy Program Allocations for Local Service Delivery and Accompanying Amounts for Professional Development—Update AEL; Fiscal Admin; TANF/Choices Jun 17, 2014
WD 17-14 Fiscal Year 2015/Program Year 2014 Workforce Investment Act Allocations and Child Care, Choices, Employment Service, and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training Planning Estimates Child Care; ES; Fiscal-Allocations; SNAP E&T; TANF/Choices; WIA May 02, 2014
WD 14-14 Fiscal Year 2014 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training: Supplemental Allocations of 100% Federal Funds Fiscal-Allocations; SNAP E&T May 01, 2014
WD 35-13 Fiscal Year 2014: Trade Adjustment Assistance Initial Distributions Fiscal-
Allocations;
TAA
Sep 23, 2013
WD 31-13, Chg. 1 Fiscal Year 2014 Allocations for Child Care, Choices, Employment Service, and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training – Update Child Care;
Choices; ES;
Fiscal-
Allocations;
SNAP E&T
Sep 03, 2013
WD 28-13 Revised Fiscal Year 2013/Program Year 2012 Child Care and Development Fund Allocations and Board Contract Year 2013 Child Care and Development Fund Performance Targets Child Care;
Fiscal-
Allocations;
Performance
Jun 07, 2013
WD 26-13 Fiscal Year 2014/Program Year 2013 Workforce Investment Act Allocations Fiscal-Allocations;
WIA
May 14, 2013
WD 25-13 Fiscal Year 2014/Program Year 2013 Workforce Investment Act Planning Estimates Fiscal-Allocations;
WIA
May 02, 2013
WD 23-13 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training: Fiscal Year 2013 Additional Allocations of 50/50 Funds Fiscal-Allocations;
SNAP E&T
Apr 29, 2013
WD 36-12 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training: Fiscal Year 2013 Supplemental Allocations for Able-Bodied Adults Without Dependents Fiscal-
Allocations;
SNAP E&T
Dec 03, 2012
WD 31-12 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training: Fiscal Year 2013 Supplemental Allocations of 50/50 Funds Fiscal-
Allocations;
SNAP E&T
Sep 21, 2012
WD 30-09 Methodology for Establishing Local Workforce Development Board Performance Targets for the Average Number of Children Served Per Day

Attachment:

  1. Methodology for Establishing Board Performance Targets for the Average Number of Children Served Per DayPDF
  2. BCY'10 Target Setting Spreadsheet ExamplePDF
Child Care;
Fiscal-
Allocations;
Recovery Act;
WIA
Aug 03, 2009

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General

WD Letters

Letter No.PDF Subject Keyword Date
WD 13-13 Handling and Protection of Personally Identifiable Information and Other Sensitive Information Admin; All
Programs;
General
Apr 02, 2013
WD 38-11, Chg. 1 Local Memoranda of Understanding with the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services to Serve Foster Youth – Update

Attachment:

  1. Sample Memorandum of Understanding TemplatePDF
  2. Texas Department of Family and Protective Services Regional Offices and Local Workforce Development Boards Contact InformationPDF
Admin; General Dec 20, 2011
WD 17-10 Outreach and Promotional Materials, Advertising, Sponsorships, Employee Apparel, and Award Ceremonies Charged to Grant Awards and Subawards Funded through the Texas Workforce Commission General May 11, 2010
WD 13-08 Security of Personal Identity Data Admin; All
Programs;
General
Apr 01, 2008
WD 04-08 Procedure for Updating Directory of Workforce Centers and Satellite Offices

Attachment:

  1. Attachment 1: Office Directory Information Form (Y-9)PDF
  2. Attachment 2: Instructions for completing Office Directory Information Form (Y-9)PDF
General Mar 28, 2008
WD 02-07, Chg. 1 Procurement of Workforce Services – Update

Attachment:

  1. Contractual Relationships of Boards and Professional Employment Organizations under the Managing Director ApproachPDF
Admin;
General
Feb 01, 2008
WD 60-05 Implementation of Financial Literacy Training in Workforce Development Services General Oct 28, 2005
WD 06-05 Restrictions on Lobbying Activities and Expenditures General Feb 02, 2005
WD 58-04 Plumbing Profession General Dec 03, 2004

TA Bulletins

Bulletin No.PDF Subject Keyword Date
TA 231 Single Audit Desk Review Checklist General; All Programs Oct 14, 2010
TA 228 Required Workplace Posters General Sep 01, 2010
TA 181 Severance Pay Withholding Information General; Rapid Response Jun 24, 2008
TA 121 Non-Workforce Resources Available to Foster Youth Foster Youth Jun 08, 2006

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NCP Choices

Guides

WD Letters

Letter No.PDF Subject Keyword Date
WD 18-14 Planned Gap in Service for Noncustodial Parent Choices Program NCP Choices; TWIST Jun 12, 2014

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Performance

WD Letters

Letter No.PDF Subject Keyword Date
WD 29-14 Workforce Automated Systems’ Data Entry Deadlines for Board Contract Year 2015 Child Care; ES; Performance; Project RIO; SNAP E&T; TAA; TANF/Choices; TWIST; WIA; WorkInTexas.com Sept 19, 2014
WD 40-13 Board Contract Year 2014 Incentive Awards

Attachment:

  1. Board Classifications and Incentive Award Criteria for Board Contract Year 2014MsWord
Admin;
Performance
Nov 22, 2013
WD 36-13 Workforce Automated Systems' Data Entry Deadlines for Board Contract Year 2014 Child Care;
ES; Performance;
Project RIO;
SNAP E&T;
TAA; TANF/Choices;
TWIST; WIA;
WorkInTexas
Sep 17, 2013
WD 28-13 Revised Fiscal Year 2013/Program Year 2012 Child Care and Development Fund Allocations and Board Contract Year 2013 Child Care and Development Fund Performance Targets Child Care;
Fiscal-
Allocations;
Performance
Jun 07, 2013

TA Bulletins

Bulletin No.PDF Subject Keyword Date
TA 197 Exclusion Reasons and Performance Outcomes

Attachment:

  1. TWIST Performance Data Screen and Exclusion Detail ScreenPDF
Choices; Performance; TWIST; WIA Mar 03, 2009

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Rapid Reemployment Services

WD Letters

Letter No.PDF Subject Keyword Date
WD 34-07 Coordination of Rapid Response Services with Adult Education Providers WIA; Adult
Basic Education;
Rapid Response
May 22, 2007

TA Bulletins

Bulletin No.PDF Subject Keyword Date
TA 232 WorkInTexas.com Rapid Reemployment Services Module

Attachment:

  1. WorkInTexas.com RRES Module Desk AidPDF
ES; RRES; WorkInTexas Mar 02, 2011
TA 196, Chg. 1 Serving Unemployment Insurance Claimants – Update ES; RRES; WIA; WorkInTexas Mar 01, 2011

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Rapid Response

Guides

WD Letters

Letter No.PDF Subject Keyword Date
WD 01-10 Rapid Response Early Intervention Services

Attachment:

  1. Rapid Response Layoff Notification/Action Form and InstructionsMsWord
Dislocated
Worker; Rapid Response; TWIST; UI
Jan 08, 2010
WD 34-07 Coordination of Rapid Response Services with Adult Education Providers WIA; Adult
Basic Education; Rapid Response
May 22, 2007

TA Bulletins

Bulletin No.PDF Subject Keyword Date
TA 209 Rapid Response Service Tracking Recovery Act; Rapid Response; TWIST; WIA Aug 14, 2009
TA 188 Rapid Response WIA; Rapid Response Aug 04, 2008
TA 181 Severance Pay Withholding Information General; Rapid Response Jun 24, 2008

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Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment & Training

WD Letters

Letter No.PDF Subject Keyword Date
WD 29-14 Workforce Automated Systems’ Data Entry Deadlines for Board Contract Year 2015 Child Care; ES; Performance; Project RIO; SNAP E&T; TAA; TANF/Choices; TWIST; WIA; WorkInTexas.com Sept 19, 2014
WD 21-14 Fiscal Year 2015 Allocations forWorkforce Investment Act, Child Care, Choices, Employment Service, and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training Child Care; Choices; ES; Fiscal-Allocations; SNAP E&T; WIA Aug 18, 2014
WD 17-14 Fiscal Year 2015/Program Year 2014 Workforce Investment Act Allocations and Child Care, Choices, Employment Service, and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training Planning Estimates Child Care; ES; Fiscal-Allocations; SNAP E&T; TANF/Choices; WIA May 02, 2014
WD 14-14 Fiscal Year 2014 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training: Supplemental Allocations of 100% Federal Funds Fiscal-Allocations; SNAP E&T May 01, 2014
WD 36-13 Workforce Automated Systems' Data Entry Deadlines for Board Contract Year 2014 Child Care; ES;
Performance;
Project RIO;
SNAP E&T; TAA; TANF/Choices;
TWIST; WIA;
WorkInTexas
Sep 17, 2013
WD 31-13, Chg. 1 Fiscal Year 2014 Allocations for Child Care, Choices, Employment Service, and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training – Update Child Care;
Choices; ES;
Fiscal-
Allocations;
SNAP E&T
Sep 03, 2013
WD 23-13 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training: Fiscal Year 2013 Additional Allocations of 50/50 Funds Fiscal-
Allocations;
SNAP E&T
Apr 29, 2013
WD 06-13 Documenting Services and Participant Contact in The Workforce Information System of Texas Counselor Notes

Attachment:

  1. Sample Comprehensive Narrative Entries for TWIST Counselor NotesPDF
SNAP E&T;
TAA; TANF/Choices;
TWIST; WIA;
WorkInTexas
Jan 29, 2013
WD 36-12 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training: Fiscal Year 2013 Supplemental Allocations for Able-Bodied Adults Without Dependents Fiscal-
Allocations;
SNAP E&T
Dec 03, 2012
WD 31-12 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training: Fiscal Year 2013 Supplemental Allocations of 50/50 Funds Fiscal-
Allocations;
SNAP E&T
Sep 21, 2012
WD 14-10, Chg. 1 Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Subsidized Employment Initiatives - Update

Attachment:

  1. Documenting and Verifying Low-Income Eligibility for the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Subsidized Employment InitiativesPDF
Financial
Reporting;
SNAP E&T;
TANF/Choices;
TWIST
July 15, 2010
WD 27-10 Local Workforce Development Board Transportation Policies to Safeguard against the Misuse of Funds Admin; Project
RIO; SNAP E&T; TAA;
TANF/Choices;
WIA
Jun 28, 2010
WD 48-09 Implementation of Amended Chapter 800 Rules for the Deobligation and Reallocation of Commission-Allocated Funds Child Care;
ES; Project
RIO; SNAP E&T; TAA;
TANF/Choices;
WIA
Nov 20, 2009
WD 08-08 Implementation of the New Integrated Complaints, Hearings, and Appeals Rules

Attachment:

  1. Chapter 823: Integrated Complaints, Hearings, and Appeals MatrixPDF
  2. Sample Written Determination (English and Spanish versions)PDF
  3. Sample Customer Rights and Complaint Resolution Procedures and Customer Complaint Form (English and Spanish versions)PDF
  4. Sample Complaint LogPDF
  5. Sample Notice of Board Hearing and Hearing Guidelines (English and Spanish versions)PDF
Child Care;
FSE&T; Project
RIO; TANF/Choices;
WIA
Apr 29, 2008
WD 33-07 Training Services Information in The Workforce Information System of Texas Choices; FSE&T; Project
RIO; TAA;
TWIST; WIA
Jun 06, 2007
WD 01-04 Accessing Information in the Texas Health and Human Services Commission's Texas Integrated Eligibility Redesign System

Attachment:

  1. Computer Security Agreement (Form 4014)
  2. Request For Applications & System Access (Form 4743)
  3. Instructions for Completing Forms 4743 and 4014
TANF/Choices;
FSE&T; Child
Care
Jan 26, 2004

TA Bulletins

Bulletin No.PDF Subject Keyword Date
TA 266 Texas Health and Human Services Commission Data Discrepancies

Attachment:

  1. HHSC/Texas Workforce Commission LiaisonPDF
SNAP E&T; TANF/Choices; TWIST Feb 12, 2014
TA 135 Forms for Obtaining Access to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission's Texas Integrated Eligibility Redesign and Systems for Applications of Verifications, Eligibility, Referral, and Reports Systems Choices; SNAP E&T Nov 08, 2006
TA 126 Updated Process for Obtaining, Deleting Access, and Resetting Passwords for the Texas Health and Human Services Choices; SNAP E&T Aug 16, 2006
TA 124 Updated Form: Texas Health and Human Services Commission Form H1822 SNAP E&T Jun 26, 2006

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Trade Adjustment Assistance

Guides

WD Letters

Letter No.PDF Subject Keyword Date
WD 29-14 Workforce Automated Systems’ Data Entry Deadlines for Board Contract Year 2015 Child Care; ES; Performance; Project RIO; SNAP E&T; TAA; TANF/Choices; TWIST; WIA; WorkInTexas.com Sept 19, 2014
WD 15-14 Trade Adjustment Assistance: Reversion 2014:
  1. TAA Side-by-SidePDF
TAA; TWIST Jul 09, 2014
WD 07-04 State Data Validation Requirements—Update TAA; TWIST; WIA; WorkInTexas Apr 09, 2014
WD 02-14 Trade Adjustment Assistance: Merit Staffing Requirements

Attachment:

  1. Trade Adjustment Assistance Service Provision by Funding StreamPDF
TAA Jan 22, 2014
WD 38-13 Trade Adjustment Assistance: Student Enrollment Status TAA; TWIST Nov 19, 2013
WD 35-13 Fiscal Year 2014: Trade Adjustment Assistance Initial Distributions Fiscal-
Allocations;
TAA
Sep 23, 2013
WD 36-13 Workforce Automated Systems' Data Entry Deadlines for Board Contract Year 2014 Child Care; ES;
Performance;
Project RIO;
SNAP E&T;
TAA; TANF/Choices;
TWIST; WIA;
WorkInTexas
Sep 17, 2013
WD 06-13 Documenting Services and Participant Contact in The Workforce Information System of Texas Counselor Notes

Attachment:

  1. Sample Comprehensive Narrative Entries for TWIST Counselor NotesPDF
SNAP E&T;
TAA; TANF/Choices;
TWIST; WIA; WorkInTexas
Jan 29, 2013
WD 27-12 Waiver of the Training Requirement under the Trade Adjustment Assistance Act TAA; TWIST Sep 06, 2012
WD 06-12 Amendments to the Trade Act of 1974 Enacted by the Trade Adjustment Assistance Extension Act of 2011 ES; TAA; TWIST; WIA Mar 09, 2012
WD 18-11 Trade Adjustment Assistance Remedial Training TAA; TWIST May 10, 2011
WD 10-11 Trade Adjustment Assistance Reporting Requirements TAA; TWIST Mar 10, 2011
WD 27-10 Local Workforce Development Board Transportation Policies to Safeguard against the Misuse of Funds Admin; Project
RIO; SNAP E&T; TAA;
TANF/Choices;
WIA
June 28, 2010
WD 52-09, Chg. 1 Trade and Globalization Adjustment Assistance Act of 2009 – Update Recovery Act;
TAA; TWIST; UI; WIA
Feb 02, 2010
WD 06-10 Trade Adjustment Assistance: Statewide Commuting Area and Reasonable Cost of Training Standard TAA Feb 02, 2010
WD 58-09 The Workforce Information System of Texas: Providing Workforce Investment Act Support Services to Trade Adjustment Assistance Participants TAA; WIA Dec 21, 2009
WD 48-09 Implementation of Amended Chapter 800 Rules for the Deobligation and Reallocation of Commission-Allocated Funds Child Care; ES;
Project RIO;
SNAP E&T;
TAA; TANF/Choices;
WIA
Nov 20, 2009
WD 33-07 Training Services Information in The Workforce Information System of Texas Choices; FSE&T; Project
RIO; TAA; TWIST; WIA
Jun  06, 2007
WD 34-04 Integration of Trade Services for Dislocated Workers: A Comprehensive Guide TAA; Dislocated Workers Aug 03, 2004

TA Bulletins

Bulletin No.PDF Subject Keyword Date
TA 267 State Data Validation Requirements: Eliminating Data Element Errors in TWIST TAA; TWIST; WIA; WorkInTexas Apr 09, 2014
TA 263 The Workforce Information System of Texas Trade Adjustment Assistance Desk Aid

Attachment:

  1. TWIST TAA Desk AidPDF
TAA; TWIST Sep 04, 2013
TA 256 Coenrolling Customers in Trade Adjustment Assistance and Workforce Investment Act Services TAA; WIA Nov 29, 2012
TA 142 E-mail address for Trade Readjustment Allowances Questions Trade Readjustment Allowances Feb 20, 2007

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TWIST

WD Letters

Letter No.PDF Subject Keyword Date
WD 27-14 Texas Rising Star Provider Certification for Nationally Accredited Child Care Providers and Providers Regulated by the US Military Child Care; TWIST Sept 23, 2014
WD 29-14 Workforce Automated Systems’ Data Entry Deadlines for Board Contract Year 2015 Child Care; ES; Performance; Project RIO; SNAP E&T; TAA; TANF/Choices; TWIST; WIA; WorkInTexas.com Sept 19, 2014
WD 06-14 On-the-Job Training

Attachment:

  1. On-the-Job Training Employer ContractMsWord
  2. On-the-Job Training PlanMsWord
  3. On-the-Job Training Monthly Time Report and InvoiceMsWord
  4. Sample Workforce Investment Act On-the-Job Training PlanMsWord
  5. Sample Choices On-the-Job Training PlanMsWord
TANF/Choices; TWIST;
WIA; WorkInTexas.com
Aug 21, 2014
WD 24-14

Workforce Investment Act: Individual Training Accounts

TWIST; WIA Aug 14, 2014
WD 26-14 Board Contract Year 2015 Federal Poverty Guidelines and State Median Income Amounts for Determining Eligibility and Parent Share of Cost for Child Care Services

Attachment:

  1. Board Contract Year 2015 Income Limit Eligibility Code Card for Child Care ServicesPDF
  2. Income Ranges for Parent Share of Cost AssessmentPDF
Child Care;
TWIST
Aug 13, 2014
WD 15-14 Trade Adjustment Assistance: Reversion 2014:
  1. TAA Side-by-SidePDF
TAA; TWIST Jul 09, 2014
WD 20-14 Fidelity Bonding Services

Attachment:

  1. Fidelity Bond Certification FormMsWord
All Programs; TWIST Jun 18, 2014
WD 18-14 Planned Gap in Service for Noncustodial Parent Choices Program NCP Choices; TWIST Jun 12, 2014
WD 07-04 State Data Validation Requirements—Update TAA; TWIST; WIA; WorkInTexas Apr 09, 2014
WD 38-13 Trade Adjustment Assistance: Student Enrollment Status TAA; TWIST Nov 19, 2013
WD 36-13 Workforce Automated Systems' Data Entry Deadlines for Board Contract Year 2014 Child Care;
ES; Performance;
Project RIO;
SNAP E&T;
TAA; TANF/Choices;
TWIST; WIA;
WorkInTexas
Sep 17, 2013
WD 01-13, Chg. 1 Notifying Parents When Child Care Providers Are Disqualified from the Child and Adult Care Food Program – Update

Attachment:

  1. Attachment 1: Parent Notification of Child Care Provider Disqualified from the Child and Adult Care Food ProgramMsWord En Español
Child Care;
TWIST
May 15, 2013
WD 19-13 Verification of Identity for At-Risk Child Care Cases

Attachment:

  1. Acceptable Documentation for Verifying IdentityPDF
Child Care;
TWIST
Apr 02, 2013
WD 14-13 The Workforce Information System of Texas: New Fund Code for Non-Texas Workforce Commission-Funded Grants TWIST Mar 12, 2013
WD 06-13 Documenting Services and Participant Contact in The Workforce Information System of Texas Counselor Notes

Attachment:

  1. Sample Comprehensive Narrative Entries for TWIST Counselor NotesPDF
SNAP E&T;
TAA; TANF/Choices;
TWIST; WIA; WorkInTexas
Jan 29, 2013
WD 05-13 Notice to Child Care Providers regarding Child Care Attendance Automation System Responsibilities and Reporting Requirements—Update Child Care Jan 23, 2013
WD 30-12, Chg. 1 Child Care Local Match Process – Update

Attachment:

  1. Child Care Local Match Contribution AgreementMsWord
  2. Child Care Local Match Agreement AmendmentMsWord
  3. Texas Workforce Commission Local Match Pledge Payment Coupon and Certification of Expenditures FormXLS
Child Care;
TWIST
Nov 02, 2012
WD 32-03, Chg. 4 Workforce Investment Act: Updated Workforce Investment Act Eligibility Guidelines Desk References TWIST; WIA Sep 17, 2012
WD 27-12 Waiver of the Training Requirement under the Trade Adjustment Assistance Act TAA; TWIST Sep 06, 2012
WD 26-12 Senate Bill 264: Quality Child Care Indicators – Update Child Care;
TWIST
Aug 31, 2012
WD 22-12 Choices Self-Employment TANF/Choices;
TWIST
Jul 31, 2012
WD 17-12 Capturing Training-Related Employment Data in The Workforce Information System of Texas All Programs;
TWIST
Jun 26, 2012
WD 03-12, Chg. 1 Access and Security in The Workforce Information System of Texas and WorkInTexas.com – Update TWIST; WorkInTexas May 15, 2012
WD 06-12 Amendments to the Trade Act of 1974 Enacted by the Trade Adjustment Assistance Extension Act of 2011 ES; TAA; TWIST; WIA Mar 09, 2012
WD 44-11 Workforce Investment Act Gold Standard Evaluation

Attachment:

  1. Workforce Investment Act Gold Standard Evaluation TWIST ScreenshotsPDF
Dislocated
Worker; TWIST; WIA
Nov 03, 2011
WD 37-11 Including Nonreported Attendance in Local Workforce Development Board Attendance Policies – Update

Attachment:

  1. Attachment 1: Including Absences and Z-Days with Variable Schedules ExamplesPDF
Child Care;
TANF/Choices;
TWIST
Sep 26, 2011
WD 34-11 Children Receiving or Needing Protective Services – Update

Attachment:

  1. Attachment 1: Texas Department of Family and Protective Services Protective Service Action 11-088, "Day Care Changes," August 24, 2011PDF
Child Care;
TWIST
Sep 22, 2011
WD 30-11 Senate Bill 400: Texas Rising Star Provider Participation in the Texas Procurement and Support Services Cooperative Purchasing Program Child Care;
TWIST
Aug 18, 2011
WD 25-11 Collecting Monetary Sanctions Imposed on Parents Child Care;
TWIST
Aug 09, 2011
WD 15-11, Chg. 1 Parent Share of Cost Policy — Update

Attachment:

  1. Parent Share of Cost Sliding Fee Scale Based on Family Size and Gross Monthly IncomePDF
Child Care;
TWIST
Jun 15, 2011,
WD 18-11 Trade Adjustment Assistance Remedial Training TAA; TWIST May 10, 2011
WD 10-11 Trade Adjustment Assistance Reporting Requirements TAA; TWIST Mar 10, 2011
WD 35-10 Workforce Investment Act Individual Employment Plan for Adults and Dislocated Workers Enrolled in Training Dislocated Worker;
TWIST; WIA;
WorkInTexas
Oct 12, 2010
WD 14-10, Chg. 1 Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Subsidized Employment Initiatives – Update

Attachment:

  1. Documenting and Verifying Low-Income Eligibility for the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Subsidized Employment InitiativesPDF
Financial
Reporting;
SNAP E&T;
TANF/Choices;
TWIST
Jul 15, 2010
WD 27-08, Chg. 1 Guidelines for the Provision of Nonmonetary Incentives for Workforce Investment Act and Choices Participant TANF/Choices;
TWIST; WIA
Jun 18, 2010
WD 12-10 New Texas Workforce Center Customer Tracking Interface

Attachment:

  1. Functionality ChartPDF
All Programs;
TWIST
Mar 09, 2010
WD 52-09, Chg. 1 Trade and Globalization Adjustment Assistance Act of 2009 – Update Recovery Act;
TAA; TWIST;
UI; WIA
Feb 02, 2010
WD 01-10 Rapid Response Early Intervention Services

Attachment:

  1. Rapid Response Layoff Notification/Action Form and InstructionsMsWord
Dislocated
Worker; Rapid Response; TWIST; UI
Jan 08, 2010
WD 55-09 Commission-Approved Training for Unemployment Insurance Claimants

Attachment:

  1. Claimant Training Notification LetterPDF
  2. TWIST ScreenshotPDF
TWIST; UI;
WIA; WorkInTexas
Nov 06, 2009
WD 49-09 The Workforce Information System of Texas and System Services Matrix Updates

Attachment:

  1. System Services Matrix Category DefinitionsPDF
  2. TWIST Service Code ChangesPDF
TANF/Choices;
TWIST; WIA;
WorkInTexas
Oct 22, 2009
WD 38-09 Changes to Reporting Training Activities in The Workforce Information System of Texas TWIST; All
Programs
Sep 16, 2009
WD 06-07, Chg. 3 The Workforce Information System of Texas: New Data Integrity Process – Update TWIST; WIA Jun 01, 2009
WD 61-06, Chg. 2 Literacy and Numeracy Testing for Out-of-School Youth: Revised

Attachment:

  1. WD Letter 61-06, Change 2, Attachment 1 (Page 4)PDF
TANF/Choices;
TWIST; WIA
Apr 01, 2008
WD 27-07 Integrated Data Collection and Performance Management

Attachment:

  1. Integrated Data Collection and Performance Management ReferencePDF
TWIST; WorkInTexas Aug 01, 2007
WD 31-07 Workforce Investment Act: Ineligible Participants TWIST; WIA Jul 03, 2007
WD 33-07 Training Services Information in The Workforce Information System of Texas Choices; FSE&T; Project RIO; TAA; TWIST; WIA Jun 06, 2007
WD 61-06, Chg. 1 Literacy and Numeracy Testing for Out-of-School Youth: Update

Attachment:

  1. Administering the Test of Adult Basic EducationPDF
  2. Procedures for Entering Test of Adult Basic Education Scores in TWISTPDF
TANF/Choices;
TWIST; WIA
Mar 01, 2007
WD 75-05 New Forms for The Workforce Information System of Texas

Attachment:

  1. TWIST FormsPDF
TWIST Oct 28, 2005
WD 45-04 The Workforce Information System of Texas: Workforce Investment Act Training Services TWIST Dec 17, 2004

TA Bulletins

Bulletin No.PDF Subject Keyword Date
TA 267 State Data Validation Requirements: Eliminating Data Element Errors in TWIST TAA; TWIST; WIA; WorkInTexas Apr 09, 2014
TA 266 Texas Health and Human Services Commission Data Discrepancies

Attachment:

  1. HHSC/Texas Workforce Commission LiaisonPDF
SNAP E&T; TANF/Choices; TWIST Feb 12, 2014
TA 263 The Workforce Information System of Texas Trade Adjustment Assistance Desk Aid

Attachment:

  1. TWIST TAA Desk AidPDF
TAA; TWIST Sep 04, 2013
TA 249 Identity Mismatch Verification Report

Attachment:

  1. Identity Mismatch Verification ReportPDF
Child Care; TWIST Apr 02, 2013
TA 258 Child Care Fraud Detection Report Tools – Update Child Care; TWIST Feb 15, 2013
TA 252 Entering Board Contract Year Parent Share of Cost Amounts into The Workforce Information System of Texas Child Care; TWIST Aug 09, 2012
TA 248 Migrant Indicators of Compliance Report

Attachment:

  1. The Workforce Information System of Texas Migrant Indicators of Compliance ReportPDF
ES; TWIST Jun 08, 2012
TA 246 Child Care Waiting List Report Child Care; TWIST Oct 24, 2011
TA 241 Pseudo Social Security Numbers TWIST; WorkInTexas Jul 27, 2011
TA 213 Workforce Investment Act Out of School Checkbox TWIST; WIA Aug 21, 2009
TA 209 Rapid Response Service Tracking Recovery Act; TWIST; WIA Aug 14, 2009
TA 197 Exclusion Reasons and Performance Outcomes

Attachment:

  1. TWIST Performance Data Screen and Exclusion Detail ScreenPDF
Choices; Performance; TWIST; WIA Mar 03, 2009
TA 200 TWIST Child Care Reports Showing Duplicate Social Security Numbers Child Care; TWIST Feb 12, 2009
TA 198 Data Integrity Requests and Reports Child Care; TWIST Dec 19, 2008

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Unemployment Insurance

WD Letters

Letter No.PDF Subject Keyword Date
WD 01-12 Unemployment Insurance Weekly Work Search Contact Requirements UI Jan 12, 2012
WD 52-09, Chg. 1 Trade and Globalization Adjustment Assistance Act of 2009 – Update Recovery Act;
TAA; TWIST;
UI; WIA
Feb 02, 2010
WD 01-10 Rapid Response Early Intervention Services

Attachment:

  1. Rapid Response Layoff Notification/Action Form and InstructionsMsWord
Dislocated
Worker; TWIST; UI
Jan 08, 2010
WD 55-09 Commission-Approved Training for Unemployment Insurance Claimants

Attachment:

  1. Claimant Training Notification LetterPDF
  2. TWIST ScreenshotPDF
TWIST; UI;
WIA; WorkInTexas
Nov 06, 2009
WD 14-08 Modifications to Unemployment Insurance Benefits System Access

Attachment:

  1. Unemployment Insurance Benefits System ScreensPDF
ES; UI Mar 19, 2008
WD 17-05 New Unemployment Insurance Minimum Pay Reduction Requirements in WorkInTexas.com

Attachment:

  1. Sample Job Seeker Home PagePDF
  2. Sample Job Match-Matching Option Details ScreenPDF
  3. Sample Staff Job Seeker Home ScreenPDF
WorkInTexas; UI Jul 14, 2005

TA Bulletins

Bulletin No.PDF Subject Keyword Date
TA 146, Chg. 1 Online Payment Request System for Unemployment Insurance — Update ES; UI; WorkInTexas Mar 29, 2012
TA 242 Employment Service and Unemployment Insurance Integration Project — Phase 3: Update

Attachment:

  1. Auto-Registration and Single Sign-on Desk AidPDF
ES; UI; WorkInTexas Aug 05, 2011
TA 240 Supporting Unemployment Insurance Appeals in Texas Workforce Solutions Offices ES; UI Jul 13, 2011
TA 208 Updated Instructions for Resetting Unemployment Insurance Claimant Personal Identification Numbers UI Jun 10, 2009
TA 171 Unemployment Insurance Fax Numbers UI Jan 22, 2008
TA 145 Available Unemployment Insurance Informational Materials UI Apr 11, 2007
TA 113 UI Claimant Requirements Desk Aid UI Feb 27, 2006

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Veterans

WD Letters

Letter No.PDF Subject Keyword Date
WD 22-14, Chg. 1 Jobs for Veterans State Grants Program: Reforms and Responsibilities of Workforce Solutions Office Staff Serving Veterans — Correction

Attachment:

  1. Significant Barriers to Employment Triage ToolPDF
All Programs; Veterans; WIA Jun 26, 2014
WD 35-11 Priority of Service for Eligible Veterans – Update

Attachment:

  1. Sample Self-Attestation FormMsWord
All Programs;
Veterans
Nov 03, 2011
WD 01-08 Workforce Investment Act Dislocated Worker Funds: Serving Exiting Military Service Members and Spouses of Active Military Service Members Veterans; WIA;
Dislocated Workers
Jan 04, 2008
WD 58-05 Employment Assistance Programs For Certain Families of Military Personnel Veterans Aug 31, 2005

TA Bulletins

Bulletin No.PDF Subject Keyword Date
TA 101 National Veterans' Training Institute Course Attendance Veterans’ Service Aug 18, 2005
TA 88 Careers with the Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans’ Service Jan 14, 2005
TA 58 Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 Veterans’ Service Mar 31, 2004

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Workforce Investment Act

Guides

WIA Eligibility Guidelines Desk References

WD Letters

Letter No.PDF Subject Keyword Date
WD 29-14 Workforce Automated Systems’ Data Entry Deadlines for Board Contract Year 2015 Child Care; ES; Performance; Project RIO; SNAP E&T; TAA; TANF/Choices; TWIST; WIA; WorkInTexas.com Sept 19, 2014
WD 06-14 On-the-Job Training

Attachment:

  1. On-the-Job Training Employer ContractMsWord
  2. On-the-Job Training PlanMsWord
  3. On-the-Job Training Monthly Time Report and InvoiceMsWord
  4. Sample Workforce Investment Act On-the-Job Training PlanMsWord
  5. Sample Choices On-the-Job Training PlanMsWord
TANF/Choices; TWIST;
WIA; WorkInTexas.com
Aug 21, 2014
WD 21-14 Fiscal Year 2015 Allocations forWorkforce Investment Act, Child Care, Choices, Employment Service, and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training Child Care; Choices; ES; Fiscal-Allocations; SNAP E&T; WIA Aug 18, 2014
WD 24-14

Workforce Investment Act: Individual Training Accounts

TWIST; WIA Aug 14, 2014
WD 25-14 Determining Minimum Self-Sufficiency Levels: Adjusted 2014 100% Lower Living Standard Income Level

Attachment:

  1. 2014 100% Lower Living Standard Income Level TablePDF
WIA Jul 31, 2014
WD 22-14, Chg. 1 Jobs for Veterans State Grants Program: Reforms and Responsibilities of Workforce Solutions Office Staff Serving Veterans — Correction

Attachment:

  1. Significant Barriers to Employment Triage ToolPDF
All Programs; Veterans; WIA Jun 26, 2014
WD 19-14 Workforce Investment Act Eligible Training Providers: Performance Requirements for Initial Eligibility - Program Year 2014

Attachment:

  1. Texas' Workforce Investment Act Eligible Training Provider Certification System - Notification of Board Performance RequirementsMsWord
WIA Jun 05, 2014
WD 17-14 Fiscal Year 2015/Program Year 2014 Workforce Investment Act Allocations and Child Care, Choices, Employment Service, and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training Planning Estimates Child Care; ES; Fiscal-Allocations; SNAP E&T; TANF/Choices; WIA May 02, 2014
WD 16-14 Equal Opportunity Notice

Attachment:

  1. Notice - Equal Opportunity Is the Law (English version)MsWord
  2. Notice - Equal Opportunity Is the Law (Spanish version)MsWord
Equal Opportunity; WIA May 02, 2014
WD 03-14, Ch. 1 Workforce Investment Act: WIA Eligibility Guidelines: Income Guidelines Desk Reference WIA May 01, 2014
WD 07-04 State Data Validation Requirements—Update TAA; TWIST; WIA; WorkInTexas Apr 09, 2014
WD 36-13 Workforce Automated Systems' Data Entry Deadlines for Board Contract Year 2014 Child Care;
ES; Performance;
Project RIO;
SNAP E&T;
TAA; TANF/Choices;
TWIST; WIA;
WorkInTexas
Sep 17, 2013
WD 26-13 Fiscal Year 2014/Program Year 2013 Workforce Investment Act Allocations Fiscal-Allocations; WIA May 14, 2013
WD 25-13 Fiscal Year 2014/Program Year 2013 Workforce Investment Act Planning Estimates Fiscal-Allocations;
WIA
May 02, 2013
WD 21-13 Workforce Investment Act: Minimum Expenditure Rate for Out-of-School Youth WIA Mar 14, 2013
WD 11-13 Guidelines for Implementing Workforce Investment Act Waivers WIA Jan 31, 2013
WD 06-13 Documenting Services and Participant Contact in The Workforce Information System of Texas Counselor Notes

Attachment:

  1. Sample Comprehensive Narrative Entries for TWIST Counselor NotesPDF
SNAP E&T;
TAA; TANF/Choices;
TWIST; WIA; WorkInTexas
Jan 29, 2013
WD 32-03, Chg. 4 Workforce Investment Act: Updated Workforce Investment Act Eligibility Guidelines Desk References TWIST; WIA Sep 17, 2012
WD 06-12 Amendments to the Trade Act of 1974 Enacted by the Trade Adjustment Assistance Extension Act of 2011 ES; TAA; TWIST; WIA Mar 09, 2012
WD 44-11 Workforce Investment Act Gold Standard Evaluation

Attachment:

  1. Workforce Investment Act Gold Standard Evaluation TWIST ScreenshotsPDF
Dislocated
Worker; TWIST; WIA
Nov 03, 2011
WD 35-10 Workforce Investment Act Individual Employment Plan for Adults and Dislocated Workers Enrolled in Training Dislocated Worker;
TWIST; WIA;
WorkInTexas
Oct 12, 2010
WD 27-10 Local Workforce Development Board Transportation Policies to Safeguard against the Misuse of Funds Admin; Project
RIO; SNAP E&T; TAA; TANF/Choices;
WIA
Jun 28, 2010
WD 27-08, Chg. 1 Guidelines for the Provision of Nonmonetary Incentives for Workforce Investment Act and Choices Participant TANF/Choices;
TWIST; WIA
Jun 18, 2010
WD 25-09, Chg. 1 Contracting with Institutions of Higher Education and Other Eligible Training Providers – Update Recovery Act;
WIA
Apr 12, 2010
WD 52-09, Chg. 1 Trade and Globalization Adjustment Assistance Act of 2009 – Update Recovery Act;
TAA; TWIST;
UI; WIA
Feb 02, 2010
WD 53-09 Guidelines for Safeguarding the Issuance of Nonmonetary Incentives for Workforce Investment Act and Choices Participants TANF/Choices;
WIA
Dec 23, 2009
WD 58-09 The Workforce Information System of Texas: Providing Workforce Investment Act Support Services to Trade Adjustment Assistance Participants TAA; WIA Dec 21, 2009
WD 48-09 Implementation of Amended Chapter 800 Rules for the Deobligation and Reallocation of Commission-Allocated Funds Child Care;
ES; Project
RIO; SNAP E&T; TAA;
TANF/Choices;
WIA
Nov 20, 2009
WD 55-09 Commission-Approved Training for Unemployment Insurance Claimants

Attachment:

  1. Claimant Training Notification LetterPDF
  2. TWIST ScreenshotPDF
TWIST; UI;
WIA; WorkInTexas
Nov 06, 2009
WD 49-09 The Workforce Information System of Texas and System Services Matrix Updates

Attachment:

  1. System Services Matrix Category DefinitionsPDF
  2. TWIST Service Code ChangesPDF
TANF/Choices;
TWIST; WIA;
WorkInTexas
Oct 22, 2009
WD 30-09 Methodology for Establishing Local Workforce Development Board Performance Targets for the Average Number of Children Served Per Day

Attachment:

  1. Methodology for Establishing Board Performance Targets for the Average Number of Children Served Per DayPDF
  2. BCY'10 Target Setting Spreadsheet ExamplePDF
Child Care;
Fiscal-
Allocations;
Recovery Act;
WIA
Aug 03, 2009
WD 06-07, Chg. 3 The Workforce Information System of Texas: New Data Integrity Process – Update TWIST; WIA Jun 01, 2009
WD 08-08 Implementation of the New Integrated Complaints, Hearings, and Appeals Rules

Attachment:

  1. Chapter 823: Integrated Complaints, Hearings, and Appeals MatrixPDF
  2. Sample Written Determination (English and Spanish versions)PDF
  3. Sample Customer Rights and Complaint Resolution Procedures and Customer Complaint Form (English and Spanish versions)PDF
  4. Sample Complaint LogPDF
  5. Sample Notice of Board Hearing and Hearing Guidelines (English and Spanish versions)PDF
Child Care;
FSE&T; Project
RIO; TANF/Choices;
WIA
Apr 29, 2008
WD 61-06, Chg. 2 Literacy and Numeracy Testing for Out-of-School Youth: Revised

Attachment:

  1. WD Letter 61-06, Change 2, Attachment 1 (Page 4)PDF
TANF/Choices;
TWIST; WIA
Apr 01, 2008
WD 01-08 Workforce Investment Act Dislocated Worker Funds: Serving Exiting Military Service Members and Spouses of Active Military Service Members Veterans; WIA;
Dislocated Worker
Jan 04, 2008
WD 31-07 Workforce Investment Act: Ineligible Participants TWIST; WIA Jul 03, 2007
WD 33-07 Training Services Information in The Workforce Information System of Texas Choices; FSE&T; Project
RIO; TAA;
TWIST; WIA
Jun 06, 2007
WD 34-07 Coordination of Rapid Response Services with Adult Education Providers WIA; Adult
Basic Education; Rapid Response
May 22, 2007
WD 61-06, Chg. 1 Literacy and Numeracy Testing for Out-of-School Youth: Update

Attachment:

  1. Administering the Test of Adult Basic EducationPDF
  2. Procedures for Entering Test of Adult Basic Education Scores in TWISTPDF
TANF/Choices;
TWIST; WIA
Mar 01, 2007
WD 01-07 Using Workforce Investment Act Funds to Serve Incumbent and Employed Workers WIA Jan 10, 2007
WD 11-06 Eligibility for Non-Low-Income Individuals Meeting Specific Workforce Investment Act Eligibility Criteria WIA; Board
Planning
Jul 31, 2006
WD 43-06 Workforce Investment Act: Appropriate Use of Third-Party Vendors in Texas Workforce Centers WIA Jun 22, 2006
WD 02-03, Chg. 5 Workforce Investment Act Eligible Training Providers: Initial Eligibility Application Process and Performance Reporting Requirements WIA Oct 25, 2005
WD 54-04 Workforce Investment Act Eligible Training Provider Certification System: Training Location Address Changes WIA Nov 03, 2004
WD 26-03 Workforce Investment Act Eligible Training Provider System: Ensuring Compliance with Proprietary Schools Rules WIA Jun 27, 2003
WD 136-99, Chg. 2 Sequence of Services under the Workforce Investment Act: Addition of Assisted Core Services

Attachment:

  1. Sequence of Services Flow ChartPDF
  2. Sequence of Services List: Guiding PrinciplesPDF
  3. Sequence of Services List for Core, Assisted Core, Intensive and TrainingPDF
WIA Aug 24, 2000
WD 42-00 Accessibility at Texas Workforce Centers for Individuals with Disabilities WIA May 16, 2000
WD 26-00 Continuing Training Services When Training Providers Do Not Remain on the Statewide List of Certified Training Providers WIA Mar 30, 2000
WD 06-00 The Youth Council Function of Local Workforce Development Boards WIA Feb 14, 2000

TA Bulletins

Bulletin No.PDF Subject Keyword Date
TA 267 State Data Validation Requirements: Eliminating Data Element Errors in TWIST TAA; TWIST; WIA; WorkInTexas Apr 09, 2014
TA 256 Coenrolling Customers in Trade Adjustment Assistance and Workforce Investment Act Services TAA; WIA Nov 29, 2012
TA 253 Local Market Analysis for Board Plans

Attachment:

  1. Instructions for the Targeted Industries and Occupations TemplatePDF
  2. Target Industries and Occupations List ExamplesPDF
Board Planning; WIA Sep 11, 2012
TA 196, Chg. 1 Serving Unemployment Insurance Claimants – Update ES; RRES; WIA; WorkInTexas Mar 01, 2011
TA 213 Workforce Investment Act Out of School Checkbox TWIST; WIA Aug 21, 2009
TA 209 Rapid Response Service Tracking Recovery Act; TWIST; WIA Aug 14, 2009
TA 197 Exclusion Reasons and Performance Outcomes

Attachment:

  1. TWIST Performance Data Screen and Exclusion Detail ScreenPDF
Choices; Performance; TWIST; WIA Mar 03. 2009
TA 188 Rapid Response WIA; Rapid Response Aug 04, 2008
TA 179 Attainment of Degree or Certificate WIA Jun 25, 2008

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WorkInTexas.com

WD Letters

Letter No.PDF Subject Keyword Date
WD 29-14 Workforce Automated Systems’ Data Entry Deadlines for Board Contract Year 2015 Child Care; ES; Performance; Project RIO; SNAP E&T; TAA; TANF/Choices; TWIST; WIA; WorkInTexas.com Sept 19, 2014
WD 06-14 On-the-Job Training

Attachment:

  1. On-the-Job Training Employer ContractMsWord
  2. On-the-Job Training PlanMsWord
  3. On-the-Job Training Monthly Time Report and InvoiceMsWord
  4. Sample Workforce Investment Act On-the-Job Training PlanMsWord
  5. Sample Choices On-the-Job Training PlanMsWord
TANF/Choices; TWIST;
WIA; WorkInTexas.com
Aug 21, 2014
WD 07-04 State Data Validation Requirements—Update TAA; TWIST; WIA; WorkInTexas Apr 09, 2014
WD 36-13 Workforce Automated Systems' Data Entry Deadlines for Board Contract Year 2014 Child Care;
ES; Performance;
Project RIO;
SNAP E&T; TAA; TANF/Choices;
TWIST; WIA;
WorkInTexas
Sep 17, 2013
WD 06-13 Documenting Services and Participant Contact in The Workforce Information System of Texas Counselor Notes

Attachment:

  1. Sample Comprehensive Narrative Entries for TWIST Counselor NotesPDF
SNAP E&T;
TAA; TANF/Choices;
TWIST; WIA; WorkInTexas
Jan 29, 2013
WD 03-12, Chg. 1 Access and Security in The Workforce Information System of Texas and WorkInTexas.com – Update TWIST; WorkInTexas May 15, 2012
WD 35-10 Workforce Investment Act Individual Employment Plan for Adults and Dislocated Workers Enrolled in Training Dislocated Worker; TWIST; WIA;
WorkInTexas
Oct 12, 2010
WD 15-10 Foreign Labor Certification - Verification of Employment Eligibility

Attachment:

  1. Quick Reference Desk Aid for Form I-9PDF
  2. Employment Eligibility Verification CertificateMsWord
ES; WorkInTexas Mar 24, 2010
WD 55-09 Commission-Approved Training for Unemployment Insurance Claimants

Attachment:

  1. Claimant Training Notification LetterPDF
  2. TWIST ScreenshotPDF
TWIST; UI;
WIA; WorkInTexas
Nov 06, 2009
WD 49-09 The Workforce Information System of Texas and System Services Matrix Updates

Attachment:

  1. System Services Matrix Category DefinitionsPDF
  2. TWIST Service Code ChangesPDF
TANF/Choices;
TWIST; WIA;
WorkInTexas
Oct 22, 2009
WD 71-07 New Deadline for Entering Employer and Job Seeker Services into WorkInTexas.com WorkInTexas Dec 31, 2007
WD 27-07 Integrated Data Collection and Performance Management

Attachment:

  1. Integrated Data Collection and Performance Management ReferencePDF
TWIST; WorkInTexas Aug 01, 2007
WD 17-05 New Unemployment Insurance Minimum Pay Reduction Requirements in WorkInTexas.com

Attachment:

  1. Sample Job Seeker Home PagePDF
  2. Sample Job Match-Matching Option Details ScreenPDF
  3. Sample Staff Job Seeker Home ScreenPDF
WorkInTexas; UI Jul 14, 2005

TA Bulletins

Bulletin No.PDF Subject Keyword Date
TA 267 State Data Validation Requirements: Eliminating Data Element Errors in TWIST TAA; TWIST; WIA; WorkInTexas Apr 09, 2014
TA 264 US.jobs Job Postings in WorkInTexas.com ES; WorkInTexas Sep 26, 2013
TA 260 State of Texas Soldier Employment Initiative ES; WorkInTexas May 21, 2013
TA 146, Chg. 1 Online Payment Request System for Unemployment Insurance – Update ES; UI; WorkInTexas Mar 29, 2012
TA 211, Chg. 2 Determining Employing Entities’ Access to WorkInTexas.com – Update

Attachment:

  1. Employer Definitions for Use with WorkInTexas.comPDF
  2. Entity Questionnaire FlowchartPDF
  3. Entity Authentication ResourcesPDF
ES; WorkInTexas Feb 28, 2012
TA 192, Chg. 1 Job Fairs – Update ES; WorkInTexas Dec 12, 2011
TA 239 Developing an Employer Services Plan ES; WorkInTexas Sep 26, 2011
TA 242 Employment Service and Unemployment Insurance Integration Project — Phase 3: Update

Attachment:

  1. Auto-Registration and Single Sign-on Desk AidPDF
ES; UI; WorkInTexas Aug 05, 2011
TA 241 Pseudo Social Security Numbers TWIST; WorkInTexas Jul 27, 2011
TA 232 WorkInTexas.com Rapid Reemployment Services Module

Attachment:

  1. WorkInTexas.com RRES Module Desk AidPDF
ES; RRES; WorkInTexas Mar 02, 2011
TA 158, Chg. 1 Documenting Ineligible Employers and Entities in the Business Customer Management Module of WorkInTexas.com – Update ES; WorkInTexas Mar 01, 2011
TA 196, Chg. 1 Serving Unemployment Insurance Claimants – Update ES; RRES; WIA; WorkInTexas Mar 01, 2011
TA 229 New Went to Work Service Function in WorkInTexas.com ES; WorkInTexas Sep 30, 2010
TA 210 Recording Hires in WorkInTexas.com WorkInTexas Aug 19, 2009
TA 212 Work Search Requirements for Texas Department of Insurance Supplemental Income Benefits’ Applicants ES; WorkInTexas Jul 30, 2009
TA 194 Improving WorkInTexas.com Job Match Quality ES; WorkInTexas Dec 17, 2008

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