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  • Memphis American Job Center Burglarized and Damaged

    Tuesday, November 12, 2019 | 09:30am

    MEMPHIS – Burglars made their way into the Hickory Hill American Job Center (AJC) in Memphis over the weekend, ransacked the facility and stole thousands of dollars’ worth of equipment. Despite the severity of the damage, the crime will not interrupt services for customers in that area of Memphis.

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  • State Appropriates Millions of Dollars for Rural Counties

    Wednesday, October 30, 2019 | 11:00am

    NASHVILLE – The state of Tennessee will use millions of dollars in grant money to help 38 distressed and at-risk counties across Tennessee bolster workforce development efforts. The funding was approved by the Tennessee Workforce Development Board and aligns with Governor Bill Lee’s rural initiatives.

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  • Unemployment Drops in Nearly Every Tennessee County

    Thursday, October 24, 2019 | 01:30pm

    NASHVILLE – Unemployment rates in nearly every Tennessee county, including distressed counties, declined during September, according to data released Thursday by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD).

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  • Tennessee's Unemployment Rate Drops in September

    Thursday, October 17, 2019 | 01:30pm

    NASHVILLE – Newly released information from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development shows lower unemployment across the state in September. The seasonally adjusted rate of 3.4 percent is 0.1 of a percentage point lower than the revised August rate of 3.5 percent.

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  • Unemployment Across Tennessee Holds Steady in August

    Thursday, September 19, 2019 | 01:30pm

    NASHVILLE – Statewide unemployment for Tennessee held steady in August. The latest statistics released by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) show the new seasonally adjusted rate of 3.5 percent mirrors the state’s revised rate from July 2019.

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  • Employment Rises In Tennessee's Six Largest Counties

    Wednesday, September 18, 2019 | 10:00am

    ATLANTA - Employment rose in each of Tennessee’s six largest counties from March 2018 to March 2019, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (USBLS) reported Wednesday. The USBLS qualifies large counties as those with annual average employment levels of 75,000 or more in 2018.

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  • Newell Brands Employees Eligible for Job Assistance

    Tuesday, September 17, 2019 | 08:30am

    NASHVILLE - The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) is accepting applications for Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) benefits for Newell Brands (Sunbeam Products, Inc.), Customer Care Lines, including on-site leased workers from Onin Temporary Services, who are engaged in activities related to the supply of call center customer support services, located in McMinnville, Tennessee.

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  • ALO Tennessee Employees Eligible For Job Assistance

    Tuesday, September 17, 2019 | 08:00am

    NASHVILLE - The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) is accepting applications for Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) benefits for all workers at Alo Tennessee Inc. and Alo USA, Inc., including onsite leased workers from Luttrell Staffing Group, Randstad USA, and Express Employment Professionals in Telford, Tennessee.

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  • Porcelain Industries Employees Eligible for Job Assistance

    Tuesday, August 27, 2019 | 09:30am

    NASHVILLE - The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) is accepting applications for Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) benefits for Porcelain Industries, Inc. The TAA encompasses all workers of Porcelain Industries, Inc., including on-site leased workers from Express, People Ready, Talent Force, Safe Harbor and Volt located in Dickson, Tennessee.

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  • Workers Deal With Heat Across The State

    Tuesday, August 20, 2019 | 09:30am

    Many people are exposed to heat on the job, in both indoor and outdoor heat environments. Operations involving high air temperatures, radiant heat sources (e.g., sunlight, hot exhaust), high humidity, direct physical contact with hot objects, or strenuous physical activities have a high potential for causing heat-related illness.

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