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Era of Offshoring United States Jobs Is Over

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – “Some say crises don’t so much alter the course of history as accelerate changes already underway. That’s certainly the case when it comes to the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic and the offshoring of American jobs,” U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer writes in The New York Times.
 
“Every day I talk to business leaders who now acknowledge they underestimated the risk in decisions to move jobs overseas.”

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101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell to hold next Virtual Town Hall on COVID-19, May 19th

 

101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Public Affairs Staff

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell will hold a virtual town hall meeting Tuesday, May 19th, 2020 at 6:00pm to discuss topics related to COVID-19 Coronavirus.

Maj. Gen. Brian Winski, commanding general, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell, will lead the discussion. Additional division and garrison leaders and medical experts will contribute.

The town hall will be live-streamed on the Fort Campbell Facebook page atwww.facebook.com/FortCampbell

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United Way of Greater Clarksville kicking off Community Care Fund to help aid those affected by COVID-19

 

United Way Of Greater ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – COVID-19 Coronavirus has created challenges and economic hardships in our community.

With such a great impact, United Way of the Greater Clarksville Region has partnered with TVA and CDE Lightband to create the COVID-19 Community Care Fund which will assist the critical work done by nonprofit organizations to provide relief to families affected by the pandemic.

Community Care Fund Launching to Aid with Electric Bills during COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic.

Community Care Fund Launching to Aid with Electric Bills during COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Summer Youth Program to feature Activity Packs, Virtual Programming

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department will not host an in-person Summer Youth Program this year to ensure the safety of the public during the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic. However, plans have been finalized for a free “virtual” summer camp experience!

The virtual camp will be June 1st to July 10th and will consist of two components: weekly activity packs that children can enjoy at home, and virtual programming which will be shared online and on the Clarksville Community Network. Children can participate in one or both components.

Summer Youth Program

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Tennessee Department of Health reports 623 new cases of Coronavirus in Tennessee, May 18th, 2020

 

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Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – On Monday, May 18th, 2020, the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) reports that there have been 18,011 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus in Tennessee. That is an increase of 623 cases from Sunday’s 17,388. There have been 301 deaths in Tennessee because of the virus.

There have been seven new cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus reported in Montgomery County. The total is now at 213. There has been two deaths in Montgomery County due to the virus.

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Clarksville Gas and Water Department announces Sewer Lateral Line Rehabilitation Work Schedule for May 19th-22nd

 

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water Department sewer lateral line rehabilitation contract work is scheduled on Walnut Street, Copeland Road and Greenwood Avenue beginning Tuesday, May 19th. The rehabilitation work for these areas is expected to be finished by Friday, May 22nd, 2020.

Clarksville Gas and Water Department Administration and Engineering

Clarksville Gas and Water Department Administration and Engineering

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TDOT to Suspend All Lane Closure Activity for the Memorial Day Weekend

 

Tennessee Department of Transportation - TDOTNashville, TN – Motorists won’t be delayed by road construction as they travel Tennessee’s highways this Memorial Day weekend. The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) will suspend all construction-related lane closures on interstates and state routes beginning at 12:00noon on Friday, May 22nd through 6:00am on Tuesday, May 26th, 2020.

No Road Construction Delays for Memorial Day Travelers. (Tennessee Department of Transportation)

No Road Construction Delays for Memorial Day Travelers. (Tennessee Department of Transportation)

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Tennessee Begins Extended Unemployment Benefits Program

 

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce DevelopmentNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) has completed building the third pandemic unemployment program provided through the federal CARES Act signed into law by President Donald Trump.

TDLWD is now processing Pandemic Extended Unemployment Compensation (PEUC), in addition to Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA), and Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC).

Federal Program Extends Unemployment Benefits to Claimants Who have Exhausted Eligibility

Federal Program Extends Unemployment Benefits to Claimants Who have Exhausted Eligibility

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AAA works with Tennessee Highway Safety Office to Offer Traffic Safety Scholarship

 

AAATennessee – The Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) joined AAA – The Auto Club Group to grant Dana White the Reduce Tennessee Crashes Scholarship Award.

Ms. White will receive $3,000 toward her college education for working with the THSO’s Reduce Tennessee Crashes program to improve driver safety within her local community.

$3,000 Scholarship Awarded to High School Senior Dana White. (AAA)

$3,000 Scholarship Awarded to High School Senior Dana White. (AAA)

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U.S. Army expands program that aids Military Employees with Job Transfer Opportunities

 

U.S. ArmyRedstone Arsenal, AL – An installation employment transfer program is being expanded by the Army Materiel Command to provide Nonappropriated Funds employees better opportunities as they move with their Soldier or civilian through a career that demands mobility.

The NAF Child and Youth Services Employee Assignment Tool developed by the Army G-1 Civilian Personnel NAF Division – open only to employees working in child and youth programs at Army installations – is now the NAF Civilian Employment Assignment Tool – open to most employees working in NAF programs, which include the Army’s Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation activities such as bowling centers, libraries, gyms and leisure travel offices as well as child and youth services.

An Army installation employment transfer program used by employees working in Child and Youth Services is now expanded for use by military spouses working in various other Nonappropriated Funds positions. The expanded NAF Civilian Employment Assignment Tool allows NAF employees, including military and civilian spouses, to transfer to comparable jobs from one installation to another when relocating. (U.S. Army Photo by Jaeyeon Sim, Camp Humphreys, South Korea)

An Army installation employment transfer program used by employees working in Child and Youth Services is now expanded for use by military spouses working in various other Nonappropriated Funds positions. The expanded NAF Civilian Employment Assignment Tool allows NAF employees, including military and civilian spouses, to transfer to comparable jobs from one installation to another when relocating. (U.S. Army Photo by Jaeyeon Sim, Camp Humphreys, South Korea)

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