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COVID-19 concerns cannot be an excuse to stay on unemployment

Those unemployed will soon no longer use COVID-19 as an excuse for refusing work.

AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Workforce Commission will end job refusal associated with COVID-19 emergency starting the benefit week ending on June 26.

Refusing work can lead to a loss of unemployment benefits.

If you cannot work because of health or safety issues, TWC says it will work with people on a case-by-case basis.

In a press release, TWC said those unemployed can use several state resources including:


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