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  • Tennessee Announces Statewide Employment Push: Keep TN Working Week

    Thursday, September 02, 2021 | 03:00pm

    NASHVILLE – To mark National Workforce Development Month, Tennessee is continuing a hiring momentum across the state that is putting Tennesseans back into the workforce. Keep TN Working Week will take place September 13 – 17 to highlight the numerous employers in the state actively searching for new employees.

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  • TOSHA Issues Emergency Temporary Rule for COVID-19 in Healthcare

    Friday, August 27, 2021 | 10:06am

    On June 21, 2021, Federal OSHA promulgated an emergency temporary standard (ETS) for COVID-19 in the Healthcare industry. When this rule was issued, Federal OSHA required that state programs, such as Tennessee, adopt this ETS or promulgate their own rule. Tennessee OSHA has completed the process of promulgating an emergency temporary rule with an effective date of 8/24/2021.

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  • Three Additional Counties Eligible for Disaster Unemployment

    Wednesday, August 25, 2021 | 06:25pm

    NASHVILLE - Workers displaced by the flooding in Dickson, Hickman, and Houston counties on August 21, 2021, can now apply for federal Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA). President Joseph Biden declared the counties a major disaster area (FEMA-4609-DR), making this assistance available to Tennesseans whose jobs were impacted by the flooding.

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  • Disaster Unemployment Available in Humphreys County

    Wednesday, August 25, 2021 | 03:00pm

    NASHVILLE - Workers displaced by the historic flooding in Humphreys County on August 21, 2021, can now apply for federal Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA). President Joseph Biden declared the county a major disaster area (FEMA-4609-DR), making this assistance available to Tennesseans whose jobs were impacted by the flooding.

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  • The Impact of School Breaks Increases County Jobless Rates

    Thursday, July 22, 2021 | 01:30pm

    NASHVILLE – Each June, Tennessee counties experience an increase in unemployment as schools close for summer break and lay off workers. Recent college graduates entering the workforce for the first time also impact the data each year. Once again this June, data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) showed jobless rates increased in each of the state’s 95 counties.

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  • Tennessee Unemployment Claims Data

    Thursday, July 08, 2021 | 07:30am

    Tennessee Unemployment Claims Data for week ending July 3, 2021. Thursday, July 8, 2021, marks the last day the Department will publish weekly Tennessee Unemployment Claims Data.

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  • TOSHA Honors Tennessee Employers for Workplace Safety Records

    Wednesday, July 07, 2021 | 12:15pm

    NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Administration (TOSHA) recognized seven Tennessee employers with the prestigious Governor’s Award of Excellence for Workplace Safety and Health for their commitment to keeping employees safe while on the job.

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