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  • Tennessee Unemployment Remains Near Historic Low In May

    Thursday, June 20, 2019 | 01:30pm

    NASHVILLE – Tennessee’s statewide seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for May 2019 inched up slightly to 3.3 percent after remaining at an all-time historic low for three consecutive months, according to data released by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD).

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  • Bureau of Workers' Compensation Celebrates 100 Years of Service

    Tuesday, May 21, 2019 | 08:30am

    NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) marks a century of progress at its annual educational conference in Murfreesboro which begins Wednesday, June 12. To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the passage of the first workers’ compensation bill in Tennessee, BWC will host a gala at the Embassy Suites in Murfreesboro.

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  • March 2019 County Unemployment Rates Continue to Stay Low

    Thursday, April 25, 2019 | 01:30pm

    NASHVILLE – Eighty of Tennessee’s 95 counties recorded an unemployment rate in March 2019 that is lower compared to the same time last year according to newly released data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD). Also, in the year-to-year comparison, the rates in nine counties held steady, while six counties saw increases.

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  • Statement From TN Bureau of Workers' Compensation

    Monday, April 01, 2019 | 12:43pm

    Abbie Hudgens, Administrator for the Tennessee Bureau of Workers' Compensation, announces today that the rules for the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Bureau of Workers' Compensation will no longer be construed to limit the amounts air ambulance services can recover.

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  • TOSHA Co-Sponsors Community Safety Event in East Tennessee

    Tuesday, March 26, 2019 | 02:30pm

    NASHVILLE - Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Administration (TOSHA) once again has partnered with the organizers of Safety Fest TN to offer a free community event with more than 130 safety and health training classes, sessions, and demonstrations for businesses and residents.

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  • Tennessee's Unemployment Rate Hits Record Low in February

    Thursday, March 21, 2019 | 01:30pm

    NASHVILLE – The statewide unemployment rate in Tennessee dropped to a new historic low in February according to data released Thursday by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD). The seasonally adjusted rate of 3.2 percent is 0.1 of a percentage point lower than the previous historic low.

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