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Russell Cawyer Authors Blog on New TWC Guidance For Unemployment Claimants

The Texas Workforce Commission has promulgated rules allowing employees to continue receipt of benefits even if rejecting a return to suitable work.

Russell Cawyer's blog post—entitled "Texas Employees Can Reject Suitable Work and Maintain Unemployment Benefits" and published on the Texas Employment Law Update—addresses the newest TWC guidance which allows high risk or COVID-19 infected employees and employees without childcare due to COVID-19 to maintain unemployment benefits despite being offered and rejecting a return to work.