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Here are the acronyms and terms you need to know to get unemployment benefits in Texas

The state’s unemployment system is confusing and frustrating. Getting familiar with the Texas Workforce Commission’s jargon may help you access assistance.​

by Sally Beauvais, The Texas Tribune and ProPublica, and Mitchell Ferman, The Texas Tribune
The Texas Workforce Commission Building in Austin on March 30, 2020.

claim and payment status page

correspondence inbox

DD

disqualified

DUA

EB

FPUC

HUP

LWA

MBA

PEUC

PUA

Regular Unemployment Benefits

Reliacard

Tele-Center

Tele-Serv

Temporary Unemployment Benefits

TUC

TWC

UBS

UI, UC, UA, UE

UI Portal

WBA

Workforce Development Board

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