TWC's Shared Work Program as Alternative to LayOffs

19 Mar 2020

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) encourages employers to enroll in Shared Work program as an alternative to layoffs. The voluntary Shared Work program was developed to help Texas employers and employees withstand a slowdown in business such as the impact of COVID-19.

For more information on the Shared Work Program or to apply for the program visit

Additionally, please note that TWC now has a “Information for COVID-19” banner on our homepage:

Specific information is provided for Employers and Job Seekers

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Finally, please reach out to us should you have any questions about Skills Development Fund, Skills for Small Business or Self Sufficiency Fund projects at

Wishing safety and wellbeing to you, your family, your colleagues and community.

Dale A. Robertson, Interim Director
Office of Employer Initiatives
Texas Workforce Commission