The Texas Workforce Commission will host employers, human resource professionals, business owners and managers from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday at the Texas Business Conference at the Texarkana Convention Center, 4610 Cowhorn Creek Road, Texarkana.

The conference will provide information for employers and business owners concerning legal issues associated with operating a business in Texas.

Seminar topics will include Texas employment law and the basics of hiring; federal and Texas wage and hour laws; the unemployment claim and appeal process; independent contractors; and employee policy handbooks.

The event costs $125 per person. Attendees may pay in advance online at www.twc.texas.gov (events tab) or at the door.