• Tennessee Ends 2022 with Continued Low Unemployment

    Thursday, January 19, 2023 | 01:30pm

    NASHVILLE – Tennessee ended 2022 with continued low unemployment across the state. The seasonally adjusted rate for December came in at 3.5%, which was unchanged from November. For the entirety of 2022, the statewide unemployment rate reached a low of 3.2% and never went above 3.5%.

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  • Tennessee's Jobless Number Holds Steady Ahead of the Holidays

    Thursday, December 15, 2022 | 01:30pm

    NASHVILLE – The November statewide unemployment rate in Tennessee held steady heading into the holiday season, according to the Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD). The seasonally adjusted jobless number for November 2022 remained unchanged at 3.5%.

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  • Tennessee Counties Maintain Low Unemployment in October

    Wednesday, November 23, 2022 | 01:30pm

    NASHVILLE – Unemployment in a majority of Tennessee’s counties remained below 5% during October 2022, according to newly released data from the Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Eighty-nine counties recorded rates below 5%, while the remaining six counties had rates at or over that threshold.

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  • Tennessee Continues Low Unemployment Rate in October

    Thursday, November 17, 2022 | 01:30pm

    NASHVILLE – Tennessee continues to experience low unemployment, despite a slight uptick in October’s monthly rate, according to the Department of Labor and Workforce Development. The seasonally adjusted number for the month increased by just 0.1 of a percentage point to 3.5%. The state has had unemployment rates at or below 3.5% since January 2022.

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  • Unemployment Drops Below 5% in Every Tennessee County

    Thursday, October 27, 2022 | 01:30pm

    NASHVILLE – Every county in Tennessee recorded unemployment rates below 5% in September, according to the latest data from the Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD). September also marked the second consecutive month that rates decreased in each of the state’s 95 counties.

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  • Tennessee's Unemployment Rate Holds Steady in September

    Thursday, October 20, 2022 | 01:30pm

    NASHVILLE – Unemployment in Tennessee remained unchanged between August and September, according to data released Thursday by the Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD). The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for September came in at 3.4% and is just 0.2 of a percentage point away from Tennessee’s all-time low rate of 3.2%.

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  • Unemployment Rates Drop in Every County Across Tennessee

    Thursday, September 22, 2022 | 01:30pm

    NASHVILLE – Every county in Tennessee experienced lower unemployment rates in August, according to new data released by the Department of Labor and Workforce Development. For the month, 89 counties recorded rates below 5%, while the remaining six counties came in with rates higher than 5%, but less than 10%.

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  • Unemployment Drops in Nearly Every County Across Tennessee

    Thursday, August 25, 2022 | 01:30pm

    NASHVILLE – Nearly every county in Tennessee experienced lower unemployment in July, according to new data provided by the Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD). Eighty-nine out of the state’s 95 counties saw their jobless numbers decrease during the month.

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  • Unemployment in Tennessee Holds Steady for the Third Month

    Thursday, August 18, 2022 | 01:30pm

    NASHVILLE – Tennessee’s seasonally adjusted statewide unemployment rate remained unchanged for July 2022, according to newly released data from the Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD). For the third consecutive month, the rate has held steady at 3.3%.

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  • Statement on Anakeesta Aerial Lift Investigation

    Friday, July 29, 2022 | 11:03am

    The Chief Elevator Inspector from the Department of Labor and Workforce Development’s Elevator Unit traveled to Gatlinburg Friday morning to investigate the Chondola Chair Lift at Anakeesta after the reported death of a passenger on Thursday, July 28, 2022.

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