Texas Business Conferences occur several times a year at locations throughout the state. For a complete list of dates, visit the Texas Business Conference webpage. More information about the resources available to Texas employers can be found on the webpage of the Commissioner Representing Employers.
The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) invites Austin-area employers, human resource professionals, business owners and managers to attend the Texas Business Conference employment law update on March 11 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Austin. The conference will provide valuable information for employers and business owners concerning the legal issues associated with operating a business in Texas.
“I am looking forward to hosting a Texas Business Conference in my hometown,” said TWC Commissioner Representing Employers Ruth R. Hughs. “This conference is an invaluable opportunity for employers to learn current state and federal laws that directly affect businesses and their success.
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 4:30 p.m. at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Austin, located at 6505 Interstate Highway-35 North in Austin. Attendees may check in from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. The cost to attend is $125 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 the Texas Business Conference webpage.