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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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  • Tennessee Unemployment Holds Steady in Year-to-Year Comparison

    Thursday, August 15, 2019 | 01:30pm

    NASHVILLE - A year-to-year comparison of recently released unemployment data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) shows the July 2019 statewide seasonally adjusted rate of 3.5 percent matches the figure from the same month a year ago.

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  • Tennessee Awarded Grant to Expand Apprenticeships Statewide

    Wednesday, August 07, 2019 | 03:00pm

    NASHVILLE - The U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) awarded Tennessee a grant to create and expand apprenticeship programs across the state. The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) will receive $1.4 million in funding over the next three years through the USDOL Apprenticeship State Expansion grant.

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  • June 2019 County Unemployment Rates for the State of Tennessee

    Thursday, July 25, 2019 | 01:30pm

    NASHVILLE - Data released Thursday by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) indicates unemployment increased in Tennessee’s 95 counties during June 2019. Sixty-one counties have unemployment rates below 5 percent, while 34 counties now have unemployment rates at, or above, 5 percent.

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