Texas Unemployment Insurance

Employment and Training Administration (ETA) in Employment/Career Development Assistance
December 19, 2018

Overview

Unemployment insurance benefits is an employer-paid program that provides temporary financial assistance to workers who are unemployed through no fault of their own and meet Texas' eligibility requirements.

Administration

Texas Unemployment Insurance is administered by Employment and Training Administration (ETA).

Program Requirements:

To qualify for unemployment benefits in Texas, you must have worked in Texas during the past 12 to 18 months and have at least a minimum amount of wages as required by our guidelines. You must also be able to work, available for work, and looking for work each week that you request benefits.

Application Details

Apply for benefits online at Unemployment Benefits Services by selecting Apply for Benefits, or call a Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) Tele-Center at 800-939-6631 to speak with a customer service representative.

Contact:

800-939-663

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