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Health-Related Occupations Fastest Growing in Tennessee

 

Estimated 112,000 Total Jobs in All Occupations Available Annually Through 2024

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce DevelopmentNashville, TN – Tennessee’s long-term industry and occupational employment projections for 2014-2024 released today show the state’s economy is projected to grow at an average annual rate of 1.3 percent with expected total employment of 3,432,960 by 2024 and total annual job openings of 112,880.

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Special Needs Job Fair Set for Clarksville

 

Tennessee Representative Joe Pitts

“Care Alert” bill passes and Several Bills Advance

Tennessee State Representative - District 67Nashville, TN – Several bills sponsored by Tennessee Representative Joe Pitts (D-Clarksville) moved along in committees last week. This is a general update on the bills and events on the Hill from last week.

House Bill 1513/Senate Bill 1658 (Sen. Jim Tracy, R-Shelbyville) is a proposal from the Tennessee Sheriff’s Association to allow county governments to give to retiring full time deputies their service weapon (pistol) that was carried in the line of duty. Montgomery County Sheriff John Fuson, an active member of the Tennessee Sheriff’s Association, requested we sponsor this legislation on behalf of his retiring deputies. This legislation passed the House earlier this week and will be heard on the Senate Floor on March 14th.

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

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Tennessee Unemployment Rate was 5.6% in November

 

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce DevelopmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced today the Tennessee preliminary unemployment rate for November was 5.6 percent, unchanged from the October revised rate.

The U.S. preliminary rate for November was 5.0 percent, also unchanged from the prior month.

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Montgomery County, Workforce Essentials receive Tennessee Department of Labor Grant

 

Montgomery County TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Government and Workforce Essentials are pleased to announce they are the recipients of a grant from the Tennessee Department of Labor to establish a Fort Campbell Soldier Transition and Local Retention Program.

This two-year grant, in the amount of $245,800.00, will provide a Fort Campbell Soldier Transition Program Coordinator position, along with all program expenses so the program can be offered at no cost to participants. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee National Guard Jobs Program Crosses 3,000th Hire Mark

 

Tennessee National GuardNashville, TN – Maj. Gen. Max Haston, Tennessee’s Adjutant General, today recognized Dollar General Vice President of Government Affairs Steve Brophy and Dollar General for hiring Spc. Josh DeRoisa as the 3,000th hire through the Job Connection Education Program or (JCEP).

DeRoisa’s employment represents yet another milestone in the nearly four year old business partnership program assisting Tennessee National Guard members and their families in finding jobs across the state.

"Maj. Gen. Max Haston, The Adjutant General of Tennessee, recognizes the 3000th hire through the JCEP program.  Seen here (left to right) with Jann Dower, Melinda Kelsey, and Commissioner Burns Phillips of the Tennessee Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development, Haston, Steve Brophy of Dollar General, Spc. Josh De Roisa, and Capt. Michael Riley, National Guard Bureau."

“Maj. Gen. Max Haston, The Adjutant General of Tennessee, recognizes the 3000th hire through the JCEP program. Seen here (left to right) with Jann Dower, Melinda Kelsey, and Commissioner Burns Phillips of the Tennessee Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development, Haston, Steve Brophy of Dollar General, Spc. Josh De Roisa, and Capt. Michael Riley, National Guard Bureau.”

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Austin Peay State University Center for Extended Education and Distance Education to host Tennessee Business Tax Seminar

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – In cooperation with the Tennessee Department of Revenue, Austin Peay State University’s Center for Extended and Distance Education will again host the annual Tennessee Business Tax seminar from 8:00am-5:30pm, Tuesday, July 28th in the Morgan University Center.

Representatives from the Tennessee Department of Revenue, the Tennessee Division of Workers’ Compensation, the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development and the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury will facilitate sessions related to business taxes.

Austin Peay State University's Morgan University Center. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University’s Morgan University Center. (APSU)

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State of Tennessee Announces New Jobs App for Smart Phones

 

JOBS4TN allows users to search local Jobs, Share on Social Media, Filter Attributes and Requirements

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce DevelopmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips is announcing a new iPhone and Android mobile app that makes finding available Tennessee jobs even easier.

The free mobile application brings thousands of employment opportunities to smart phones with advanced location and sharing features.

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Tennessee’s Unemployment Rate Increased to 6.7% in January 2015

 

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce DevelopmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced today the Tennessee preliminary unemployment rate for January was 6.7 percent, one-tenth of one percentage point higher than the December revised rate of 6.6 percent.

The U.S. preliminary rate for January was 5.7 percent, also gaining one-tenth of one percentage point from the prior month.

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North Tennessee Workforce Board gets $992,037 Grant For Education

 

State of TennesseeClarksville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam announced on Thursday that the North Tennessee Workforce Board will receive $992,037 as part of the Labor Education Alignment Program (LEAP) competition.

LEAP is a state effort focused on increasing opportunities for Tennessee residents to obtain a certificate or degree beyond high school that is aligned with the needs of the workforce in their communities. It is also part of the Governor’s Drive to 55 initiative to equip 55 percent of Tennesseans with a college degree or certificate by 2025.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

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Paycheck for Patriots Hiring Event for Tennessee Veterans October 9th

 

State of TennesseeNashville, TN – On October 9th, from 10:00am to 2:00pm, the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development is holding a hiring event for veterans in 10 cities across Tennessee. More than 1,000 jobs are available.

For more information, or to register in a location near you, click on Ctrl+click to follow the link http://www.tn.gov/labor-wfd/Patriots/Paychecks.shtml

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