The mission of the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development
is to advance workforce development and improve workplace safety.

  • Ride Safety

    A Tennessee Tradition, County Fairs Are Back for the Summer. The Department of Labor and Workforce Development is Focused on Making Sure the Midway is Safe as well as Fun for Families

    Read More in Our FOCUS Newsletter

  • Dismas House

    Dismas House Has Over 100 Former Justice-Involved Individuals Living in Its Home. Its Mission is to Provide Formerly Incarcerated People With Holistic Reentry Solutions

    Go to Talking Second Chances Podcast

  • Youth Apprenticeships

    In This Episode, We Discuss How Students Can Learn and Earn Through Pre-Apprenticeships and Apprenticeships

    Go to Tennessee's Workforce Reimagined Podcast

  • New Unemployment e-Services System Is Now Available for Claimants and Employers

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  • Opportunities for Justice Involved Individuals

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    Unemployed Tennesseans: Employment Security Division services after job loss
    Workforce development & job seeker services in Workforce Services Division
    Tennessee Occupational Safety & Health Administration (TOSHA)
    Workplace Regulations & Compliance Division
    Employer accounts & services in Employment Security Division
    Adult Education Division
    Bureau of Workers' Compensation
    Business services for employers in Workforce Services Division

    Tennessee Economic Data from WIRED

    Commute Patterns

    Explore commuters by age, industry, and numbers into and out of counties.


    View characteristics of the population by county, region, and year.

    Labor Force Statistics

    Get an overview of the labor force and a history of unemployment rates.

    Labor Force Participation Analysis

    View labor force, non-labor force, industry, and claims dashboards.

    Department's Other Websites

    Manage unemployment claims and search for jobs.

    Learn a new trade while earning a paycheck.

    Visit the Department's complete listing of services for job seekers.

    Job seekers can access American Job Center services online.