The Texas Department of Labor, also known as the Texas Workforce Commission, offers various services, including unemployment benefits, career planning and training opportunities. The commission also handles unemployment tax accounts and filing and payment of unemployment taxes for the state's businesses and employers.
In addition, the Texas Workforce Commission handles the Work Opportunity Tax Credit and childcare services subsidies for low-income Texans. It offers veterans' services to help vets transition back into civilian life and the workforce, and skills developments programs for veterans who need to learn new skills. In addition, it oversees adult education and literacy programs to help workers succeed in the workplace.