Topic: Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announces a preliminary unemployment rate of 5.3 percent for February.
This is an improvement from the revised January rate of 5.4 percent. February’s U.S. preliminary rate is 4.7 percent, matching Tennessee with a tenth of a percentage point decline from the previous month.
Nashville, TN – Tennessee County unemployment estimates for January 2017 show the rates increased in all 95 counties.
For Montgomery County, the unemployment rate went up to 6.2 percent in January from December’s 5.3 percent.
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced Friday the Tennessee preliminary unemployment rate for December was 4.9 percent, increasing from the revised November rate of 4.8 percent.
The U.S. preliminary rate for December was 4.7 percent, up one-tenth of a percentage point from the previous month.
November’s Unemployment Decreases Across Most Tennessee Counties
Nashville, TN – Tennessee County unemployment rates for November 2016, released today, show the rates decreased in 81 counties, increased in 10, and remained the same in four.
For Montgomery County, November saw the unemployment rate drop to 5.0 percent from October’s to 5.3 percent.
Agencies look for ways to help job candidates and employers
Clarksville, TN – A coalition of local governments and workforce development agencies is seeking military spouses to help with a study of how veterans make a successful transition into civilian employment.
The group needs about 30 spouses of veterans now in the civilian workforce to participate in focus group interviews.
Paychecks for Patriots Hiring Event to be held at American Job Center in Clarksville
Nashville, TN – This year Paychecks for Patriots will be on October 18th in four cities; Memphis, Nashville, Clarksville, and Knoxville from 10:00am until 2:00pm.
Paychecks for Patriots is not your typical job fair, it is truly a hiring event. Each employer who participates is vetted to ensure they have available full-time jobs for veterans.
Clarksville, TN – A coalition of local governments and workforce development agencies is looking for military spouses in the community to help with a study of how veterans make a successful transition into civilian employment.
Clarksville, TN – There will be an Employer Seminar (Veterans Hiring Advantage) on August 17th, 2016 at the Wilma Rudolph Events Center in Clarksville from 9:00am – 2:00pm.
The purpose of this seminar is to empower employers and human resource professionals about the rewards of employing veterans in their workplace.
Clarksville, TN – On Wednesday, July 20th, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Center for Extended and Distance Education will host the 2016 Tennessee Business Tax Seminar and Workshop in the Morgan University Center, room 306 from 8:00am to 4:30pm.
Recently Completed Labor Market Study Reveals Earnings Up Across the State
Nashville, TN – Statistics released by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) show the average hourly wage earned by Tennesseans in May increased from the same time period in 2015.
The finding is part of the TDLWD Labor Market Information Unit’s recent annual occupational wage and employment survey.
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