The Texas Workforce Commission or TWC is a state-operated entity that provides a variety of work and employment law related services. In particular, it provides some guidance for businesses seeking to comply with Texas employment and fair practice laws.
The TWC has a separate division called the Civil Rights Division. This division handles employment and housing laws, and covers programs involving:
The Civil Rights Division in turn is governed by the Texas Commission on Human Rights. The Commission has state authority to:
Thus, the TWC handles many different legal claims related to employment and workplace disputes.
The TWC is authorized by state to process a wide range of employment, housing, and other claims. You may need a lawyer for help with filing, reviewing, and assisting with a TWC case. Your attorney can help interpret Texas state laws for you, and can represent you if you need to make an appearance in court or before a commission board. Many LegalMatch Houston area lawyers have experience bringing employment disputes and workplace related issues to the commission.
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