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State of Texas
Texas Workforce Commission
News Release
Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Texas Workforce Commission Hosts Texas Business Conference in Galveston

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) will host Galveston-area employers, human resource professionals, business owners and managers at the Texas Business Conference employment law update on Friday, Nov. 3, at the Galveston Island Convention Center at the San Luis Resort in Galveston. The conference will provide valuable information for employers and business owners concerning the legal issues associated with operating a business in Texas.

Employers will receive practical, up-to-date information for operating a successful business and techniques to more effectively manage employees. Seminar topics will include: Texas employment law and the basics of hiring; federal and Texas wage and hour laws; the unemployment claim and appeal process; independent contractors; and employee policy handbooks.

TWC and the Society for Human Resource Management Texas State Council (Texas SHRM) offer Texas SHRM and Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI) recertification credits targeted specifically for human resources professionals attending this conference. Also, attorneys may receive up to 5.5 hours of Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) credit (no ethics hours) if they attend the entire conference. In addition, certified public accountants who attend can earn six hours of continuing education credit, and other conference participants may qualify for general professional credit.

The conference is Friday, Nov. 3 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Galveston Island Convention Center at the San Luis Resort at 5222 Seawall Blvd. in Galveston. Attendees may check in from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m.

Media credentials are available on a limited basis. Please call 512-463-6389 for more information.

*This conference was initially scheduled for Sept. 8 but was rescheduled due to Hurricane Harvey.




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