• Tennessee's Unemployment Rate for December Decreases to 6.6%

    Thursday, January 22, 2015 | 11:57am

    NASHVILLE – Tennessee Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced today the Tennessee preliminary unemployment rate for December was 6.6 percent, two-tenths of one percentage point lower than the November revised rate of 6.8 percent. The U.S. preliminary rate for December was 5.6 percent, also falling two-tenths of one percentage point from the prior month.

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  • Gallatin works to correct problems in TOSHA report

    Tuesday, January 20, 2015 | 04:14pm

    GALLATIN, TN (WSMV) - The city of Gallatin is having to make some major changes in a hurry after a state investigation revealed several problems that threatened the safety of the city's citizens and employees. The Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health investigation said several important things were missing at Gallatin City Hall

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  • November 2014 County Unemployment Rates

    Tuesday, December 23, 2014 | 12:02pm

    NASHVILLE – County unemployment rates for November 2014, released today, show the rate decreased in 18 counties, increased in 63 counties, and remained the same in 14 counties.

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  • October 2014 County Unemployment Rates

    Wednesday, November 26, 2014 | 12:09pm

    NASHVILLE – County unemployment rates for October 2014, released today, show the rate decreased in 80 counties, increased in 10 counties, and remained the same in five counties.

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  • Tennessee's Unemployment Rate for October Decreased to 7.1%

    Thursday, November 20, 2014 | 12:15pm

    NASHVILLE – Tennessee Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced today the Tennessee preliminary unemployment rate for October was 7.1 percent, two tenths of one percentage point lower than the September revised rate of 7.3 percent. The U.S. preliminary rate for October was 5.8 percent, down from 5.9 percent in September.

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  • Tennessee's Unemployment Rate for September Decreased to 7.3%

    Thursday, October 16, 2014 | 12:31pm

    NASHVILLE – Tennessee Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced today the Tennessee preliminary unemployment rate for September was 7.3 percent, one tenth of one percentage point lower than the 7.4 August revised rate. The U.S. preliminary rate for September was 5.9 percent, down from 6.1 percent in August.

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  • OSHA Updates Crane Operator Certification Requirements

    Thursday, October 16, 2014 | 12:27pm

    NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Administration (TOSHA) will enter into rule making to extend the deadline for crane operator certification requirements in the Cranes and Derricks in Construction final rule as published by federal OSHA on Aug. 9, 2010. The three-year extension will move the deadline to Nov. 10, 2017.

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  • Paychecks for Patriots helps match military, employers

    Thursday, October 09, 2014 | 04:07pm

    The transition from the military to the civilian workforce is a challenge 12-year Army veteran John Freeland said can be "kind of shocking" for multiple reasons. Freeland was among those who attended Paychecks for Patriots, a statewide job fair for veterans at 10 locations with more than 200 employers and 1,000 jobs available. The largest single site was Nashville's LP Field, which had more than 60 employers.

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  • August 2014 County Unemployment Rates

    Thursday, September 25, 2014 | 12:41pm

    NASHVILLE – County unemployment rates for August 2014, released today, show the rate decreased in 83 counties, increased in six counties, and remained the same in six counties.

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  • HCA Stands Ready to Hire Veterans in October

    Monday, September 22, 2014 | 12:43pm

    Avery King, lead veteran recruiter and information technology and services recruiter for Hospital Corporation of America, is enthusiastic about his company’s involvement in Paychecks for Patriots, the statewide hiring event for military veterans to take place Thursday, October 9.

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  • TN's Unemployment Rate for August Increased To 7.4%

    Thursday, September 18, 2014 | 12:47pm

    Avery King, lead veteran recruiter and information technology and services recruiter for Hospital Corporation of America, is enthusiastic about his company’s involvement in Paychecks for Patriots, the statewide hiring event for military veterans to take place Thursday, October 9.

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