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Resources Texas Government Agencies

Please select a topic below to jump directly to the corresponding agency:

1. Discrimination/Harassment

2. Safety & Health

3. Unemployment Insurance

4. Wage and Hour/Labor Standards Violations

5. Workers' Compensation

1. Discrimination/Harassment

For more information about filing a discrimination or harassment claim in Texas, see our page on filing a discrimination complaint: Texas

Discrimination/Harassment � State Agency

Texas Workforce Commission Civil Rights Division
1117 Trinity St, Room 144T
Austin, TX 78778
Phone: (512) 463-2642
Toll-free within Texas: (888) 452-4778
Texas Relay: (800) 735-2989
TTY: (512) 371-7473
Fax: (512) 463-2643
Web Address: http://www.twc.state.tx.us/customers/rpm/rpmsubcrd.html

Agency Description/Mission: The Civil Rights Division's primary goal is to make Texas an even greater place to live, work, play and raise our families by reducing discrimination in employment and housing through education and outreach programs and the enforcement of the Texas Commission on Human Rights Act and Texas Fair Housing Act.

Discrimination/Harassment � Local Offices of Federal Agency (EEOC)

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

Dallas District Office
207 S. Houston Street
3rd Floor
Dallas, TX 75202-4726
Phone: (214) 655-3355
TTY: (214) 655-3363
El Paso Area Office
300 East Main Street
El Paso, TX 79901
Phone: (915) 534-6700
TTY: (915) 534-6710
Houston District Office
1919 Smith Street, 7th Floor
Houston, TX 77002
Phone: (713) 209-3320
TTY: (713) 209-3367
San Antonio District Office
5410 Fredericksburg Road
Suite 200
San Antonio, TX 78229-3555
Phone: (210) 281-7600
TTY: (210) 281-7610

For more information about this agency, see the EEOC section of our page on federal agencies.

2. Safety & Health (workplace health & safety complaints and information)

Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)

Austin Area Office
903 San Jacinto Boulevard, Suite 319
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: (512) 916-5783
Fax: (512) 916-5793
Fort Worth Area Office
8713 Airport Freeway
Suite 302
Fort Worth, TX 76180-7610
Phone: (817) 428-2470
Fax: (817) 581-7723
Corpus Christi Area Office
Wilson Plaza, Suite 700
606 N Carancahua
Corpus Christi, TX 78476
Phone: (361) 888-3420
Fax: (361) 888-3424
Houston North Area Office
507 North Sam Houston Parkway East
Suite 400
Houston, TX 77060
Phone: (281) 591-2438
Fax: (281) 999-7457
Dallas Area Office
8344 East RL Thornton Freeway
Suite 420
Dallas, TX 75228
Phone: (214) 320-2400 (2558)
Fax: (214) 320-2598
Houston South Area Office
17625 El Camino Real, Suite 400
Houston, TX 77058
Phone: (281) 286-0583 (0584)
Fax: (281) 286-6352
El Paso District Office
Federal Building C
700 E. San Antonio, Room C-408
El Paso, TX 79901
Phone: (915) 534-6251 (6252)
Fax: (915) 534-6259
Lubbock Area Office
Federal Office Building
1205 Texas Avenue, Room 806
Lubbock, TX 79401
Phone: (806) 472-7681 (7685)
Fax: (806) 472-7686

For more information about this agency, see the OSHA section of our page on federal agencies.

3. Unemployment Insurance

Texas Workforce Commission
101 E. 15th Street
Austin, TX 78778-0001
Phone: TeleCenter Offices are listed at http://www.twc.state.tx.us/ui/bnfts/offices.html
TDD: (800) 735-2989
Relay Texas: (800) 735-2988
E-Mail: UI_Info@twc.state.tx.us
Web Address: http://www.twc.state.tx.us/customers/jsemp/jsempsub2.html

Unemployment Insurance Benefits Information
Apply for Benefits Online

4. Wage and Hour/Labor Standards Violations

Wage and Hour/Labor Standards - State Agency

Texas Workforce Commission
Labor Law Department

101 E. 15th Street
Austin, TX 78778-0001
Phone: (512) 837-9559
Toll Free (within Texas only): (800) 832-9243
TDD: (800) 735-2989
Relay Texas: (800) 735-2988
Web Address: http://www.twc.state.tx.us

Agency Description/Mission: The Labor Law Department of the Texas Workforce Commission administers the following two programs: the Texas Payday Law, and the Texas Child Labor Law. The Department also disseminates information on the Texas Minimum Wage Act.

Texas Labor Law Information
Summary of the Texas Payday Law
How to File a Wage Claim
Wage Claim Process

Wage and Hour/Labor Standards � Local Offices of Federal Agency (DOL)

U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)
ESA Wage & Hour Division

Dallas District Office
The Offices @ Brookhollow
1701 E. Lamar Blvd., Suite 270, Box 22
Arlington, TX 76006-7303
Phone: (817) 861-2150
Fax: (817) 861-5085
San Antonio District Office
Northchase 1 Office Building
10127 Morocco, Suite 140
San Antonio, TX 78216
Phone: (210) 308-4515
Fax: (210) 308-4518
Houston District Office
9990 Richmond South, Suite 202
Houston, TX 77042-4546
Phone: (713) 339-5500
Fax: (713) 339-5591
Albuquerque District Office
Western Bank Building, Suite 840
505 Marquette NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102-2160
Phone: (505) 245-2142
Fax: (505) 245-2145

For more information about this agency, see the U.S. Department of Labor section of our page on federal agencies

5. Workers' Compensation (for job-related injuries or illness)

Texas Workers' Compensation Commission
Southfield Building, MS-4C
4000 South IH-35
Austin, TX 78704-7491
Phone: (512) 804-4000
Toll-Free (Injured Worker Hotline): (800) 252-7031
Fax: (512) 804-4431
Web Address: http://www.tdi.state.tx.us/wc/indexwc.html

Agency Description/Mission: The mission of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission is to: encourage and assist in the provision of safe workplaces; implement an effective and efficient regulatory framework in which employees affected by work-related injuries and illnesses receive timely and appropriate benefits; and assist in timely returning injured workers to productive roles in the Texas workforce.

Workers' Compensation Resources for Employees/Injured Employees
Injured Employee Rights and Responsibilities
Reporting Your Complaint

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