• 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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  • DTR - Midway Receives Commissioner's Award of Excellence

    Thursday, July 24, 2014 | 01:56pm

    NASHVILLE – Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced that La-Z-Boy, Inc. located in Dayton, Tennessee, was chosen to receive the Commissioner’s Award of Excellence for Workplace Safety and Health.

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  • BASF Receives Governor's Award of Excellence

    Thursday, July 24, 2014 | 01:53pm

    NASHVILLE – Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced that BASF was chosen to receive the Governor’s Award of Excellence for Workplace Safety and Health. The company has two locations in Chattanooga, one on Polymer Drive and the other on Lost Mound Drive. Both are being recognized with awards.

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  • GECAS Receives Governor's Award of Excellence

    Thursday, July 24, 2014 | 01:51pm

    NASHVILLE – Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced that GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) located in Memphis, Tennessee, was chosen to receive the Governor’s Award of Excellence for Workplace Safety and Health.

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  • Snap-On Tools Receives Governor's Award of Excellence

    Thursday, July 24, 2014 | 01:49pm

    NASHVILLE – Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced that Snap-on Tools located in Elizabethton, Tennessee, was chosen to receive the Governor’s Award of Excellence for Workplace Safety and Health.

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  • URS Corporation Receives Governor's Award of Excellence

    Thursday, July 24, 2014 | 01:09pm

    NASHVILLE – Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced that URS Corporation located in Memphis, Tennessee, was chosen to receive the Governor’s Award of Excellence for Workplace Safety and Health.

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  • TRUmh Receives Governor's Award of Excellence

    Thursday, July 24, 2014 | 01:08pm

    NASHVILLE – Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced that TRUmh located in White Pine, Tennessee, was chosen to receive the Governor’s Award of Excellence for Workplace Safety and Health.

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  • US Zinc Company Receives Governor's Award of Excellence

    Thursday, July 24, 2014 | 01:06pm

    NASHVILLE – Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced that US Zinc located in Millington, Tennessee, was chosen to receive the Governor’s Award of Excellence for Workplace Safety and Health.

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