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  • Unemployment In Tennessee Drops Ahead of Holiday Season

    Thursday, December 19, 2019 | 01:30pm

    NASHVILLE – More Tennesseans took home paychecks in November, leading to a slight drop in statewide unemployment. New data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) shows a 0.1 of a percentage point decrease in unemployment when compared to the previous month, setting the new rate at 3.3 percent.

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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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