TWC Sets New Schedule to File for Unemployment


Effective immediately, Texas residents wishing to file for unemployment insurance have to call based on a new schedule that is based on area codes:

• Area codes beginning with 9 should call Monday, Wednesday or Friday between 8:00 a.m. and noon.

• Area codes beginning with 3, 4, 5, or 6 should call Monday, Wednesday or Friday between 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.

• Area codes beginning with 7 or 8 should call Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday between 8:00 a.m. and noon.

• Area codes beginning with 2 should call Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday between 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Any agency spokesperson says more than 600,000 residents of Texas have already filed.

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