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Jun 15, 2018
Texas economy adds 34,700 positions in May
State has experienced 23 consecutive months of employment growth
May 18, 2018
Texas economy adds 39,600 positions in April
Over the year, Texas added 332,300 jobs for an annual employment growth rate of 2.7 percent in April.
May 14, 2018
Troops Called to Duty Protected by Military Deployment Discrimination Law
The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) reminds individuals and employers that the employment rights of military service members who are part of recent deployments of Texas National Guard or other military deployments are protected by Texas and federal laws.
Apr 20, 2018
Texas Adds 32,000 Nonfarm Positions in March
State has experienced 21 consecutive months of employment growth
Mar 23, 2018
Texas Private-Sector Employers Add 42,800 Positions in February
The Austin-Round Rock and College Station-Bryan MSAs were tied for the third lowest unemployment rate of 3.0 percent for February.
Mar 9, 2018
Texas Adds 240,500 Jobs Over the Year
The Austin-Round Rock MSA had the third lowest rate of 3.0 percent for January.
Mar 5, 2018
Forecasts shows Healthcare, Retail, Entertainment will be Largest Job Creators over the Next Five Years
The Rural Capital Area economy is expected to create nearly 48,000 new jobs over the next five years.
Jan 3, 2018
Assessment and Identification of LEP Customers in the Rural Capital Workforce Development Area - REPORT
This report provides a summary of the Limited English Proficiency (LEP) population distribution throughout the 9-county Rural Capital Workforce Development Area of Texas.
Jan 3, 2018
The Rural Capital Area Attracted Over 10,000 Net New Households in 2016 and Nearly $800 Million in Gross Income
This data is from the IRS, which reports tax return flows from one county to another county, when there are 10 or more households flowing in one direction.