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

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

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  • Overlapping Reentry and Workforce Development

    Trevor White Discusses with NWRC CEO Jason Whyte the Benefits of Hiring Justice-Impacted Individuals to Increase Labor Force Participation Rate

    Go to Talking Second Chances

  • Commissioner Outlines 2024 Priorities

    Season 2 of Department Podcast Begins With a Discussion of Youth Employment, Adult Education, UI Benefits System, and Business Services

    Go to Tennessee's Workforce Reimagined

  • The New Jobs4TN Employer Webinar

    Recording of Webinar Guides Employers Through Changes That Are Planned on UI Benefits Website

    Go to Webinar Recording

  • 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.