Texas Back to Work Surpasses 25,000 Job Placements

Texas Workforce Press Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Lisa Givens
DATE: March 26, 2012 PHONE: 512-463-8556
 

Texas Back to Work Surpasses 25,000 Job Placements

TWC program puts out-of-work Texans back in workforce, cuts hiring costs for employers

AUSTIN – Texas Back to Work, an initiative to help unemployed Texans rejoin the workforce, surpassed a milestone in February by helping to provide job seekers with more than 25,000 job placements, the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) announced today. The initiative provides up to $2,000 in hiring incentives to employers who hire and retain qualified out-of-work Texans. Qualified individuals include those who have received or exhausted unemp