Take Charge of Business at Texas Business Conference in Beaumont
AUSTIN, February 12, 2015 - The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) will host Beaumont-area employers, human resource professionals, business owners and managers at the Texas Business Conference employment law update on Friday, Feb. 27, at the Holiday Inn Beaumont. The conference will provide valuable information for employers and business owners concerning the legal issues associated with operating a business in Texas.
“As a former business owner, I understand firsthand the challenges employers and managers face as they run a business. Our agency is committed to connecting Texas employers with the tools they need to navigate state and federal employment laws, and the unemployment claims and appeals processes,” said TWC Commissioner Representing Employers Hope Andrade. “Texas is a large, diverse state and the Texas Business Conference series is one way TWC brings agency resources directly to employers in their local area. We want to do our part to ensure all Texas employers have access to this valuable information.”
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.
Participants will receive the latest edition of the popular publication Especially for Texas Employers, which addresses basic legal issues regarding hiring, post-employment and work-separation policies. 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 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Beaumont located at 3950 I-10 South. Attendees may check in from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. The cost to attend is $99 per person and is nonrefundable. Space is limited, so participants are encouraged to register as soon as possible. For more information, call 512-463-6389. Participants may register online or download a registration form at www.texasworkforce.org/tbc.
Texas Business Conferences occur several times a year at locations throughout the state. For a list of upcoming events, visit www.texasworkforce.org/tbc. More information about the resources available to Texas employers can be found at www.texasworkforce.org/svcs/commrs/empcommr.html.