• 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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  • July 2014 County Unemployment Rates

    Thursday, August 21, 2014 | 12:54pm

    NASHVILLE – County unemployment rates for July 2014, released today, show the rate increased in 86 counties, decreased in five, and remained the same in four counties.

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  • ITW-Dynatec Receives Volunteer STAR Award

    Monday, August 18, 2014 | 12:56pm

    NASHVILLE – Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced that ITW-Dynatec located in Hendersonville was chosen to receive the Volunteer STAR (Safety Through Accountability and Recognition) award.

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  • Tennessee's Unemployment Rate for July Increased To 7.1%

    Thursday, August 14, 2014 | 12:57pm

    NASHVILLE – Tennessee Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced today the Tennessee preliminary unemployment rate for July was 7.1 percent, five tenths of one percentage point higher than the 6.6 June revised rate. The U.S. preliminary rate for July was 6.2 percent, up from 6.1 percent in June.

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  • Tennessee OSHA Co-Sponsors 3rd Annual Safety Fest TN in Oak Ridge

    Wednesday, August 13, 2014 | 01:01pm

    NASHVILLE – Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Administration (TOSHA) has teamed up with the Oak Ridge Business Safety Partnership (ORBSP) along with dozens of other organizations to host the 3rd Annual Safety Fest TN. This year’s fest will be held in Oak Ridge from Monday, September 8, through Friday, September 12, and will feature experts leading more than 40 free classes and seminars, and a safety expo with 30 exhibitors from various companies in the safety and health field.

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