In this issue
Diversity makes us stronger
The Texas Department of Criminal Justice recognizes that diversity in the workplace is a valuable asset and is committed to equal employment opportunities and a zero tolerance policy against all forms of employment discrimination.
Correctional officers Haney, Greer receive CID Valor Award
In October, Telford Unit correctional officers Kimberly Haney and Paula Greer were presented with the Correctional Institutions Division's Valor Award for their quick and effective response during an attempted hostage situation earlier in the summer.
Women’s cognitive pre-release program opens at the Marlin Unit
Nearly thirty female offenders at the Marlin Transfer Facility are participating in TDCJ's new six-month cognitive pre-release program for women, which is designed to provide releasing offenders with more of the information, skills and other tools they need to successfully reintegrate into society while leading productive and law-abiding lives.
ERS Sunset Review update
The staff of the Sunset Advisory Commission has conducted a thorough review of the Employees Retirement System of Texas and has published its adopted recommendations for consideration during the 85th legislative session beginning in January.
TDCJ prohibits discrimination, harassment in the workplace
The Texas Department of Criminal Justice has a zero tolerance policy for all forms of unlawful discrimination, to include sexual harassment. If you believe you have been subjected to any form of workplace discrimination or harassment, notify your immediate supervisor, department director, warden or other TDCJ official.
W-2, 1095 tax forms scheduled for distribution
Tax time is approaching and, in addition to the standard W-2 wage and salary information form used to report income and withholdings, taxpayers will use 1095 forms to report that they and their tax dependents had medical insurance coverage during the previous year or to claim the premium tax credit.