Job Portal: Unemployment

This Job Portal was created during the COVID-19 Pandemic as a way for Library staff to offer help to the Austin community through a challenging and uncertain job market.

Apply for Unemployment

Apply for Benefits

Submit an application for unemployment benefits.

You Will Need:

  • A Texas Workforce Commission Account (set one up here)
  • Last employer's business name and address
  • First and last dates (month, day and year) you worked for your last employer
  • Number of hours worked and pay rate if you worked this week (including Sunday)
  • Information related to your normal wage
  • Alien Registration Number (if not a U.S. citizen or national)

Need Help?

Unemployment & COVID

The video below provides a simple overview of Unemployment Benefits. It was created by the Missouri Department of  Labor, but the program matches the one offered in Texas.

File for Unemployment with the Texas Workforce Commission.

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