Topic: Tennessee Department of Labor and Worforce Development
Nashville, TN – Newly released unemployment data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) showed that vast majority of Tennessee’s 95 counties experienced lower unemployment rates in September 2018, when compared to the previous month.
Montgomery County unemployment rate was 4.1 percent in September, down 0.3 percent from August’s 4.6 percent.
Tennessee Unemployment Statewide Remains at 3.4 Percent for the Third Consecutive Month
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips today announced that Tennessee’s statewide unemployment rate for April was 3.4 percent, the third consecutive month the rate has held steady.
The seasonally adjusted rate represents 0.6 of a percentage point decrease in unemployment compared to the same time period in 2017.
Tennessee Counties End 2017 With Continued Low Unemployment
Nashville, TN – Tennessee County unemployment rates released by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) show unemployment remained below 5 percent in an overwhelming majority of the state’s 95 counties during December 2017.
Unemployment in Clarksville-Montgomery County dropped from 3.8 percent in November to 3.4 percent in December and is down 1.9 percent from December 2016’s unemployment rate of 5.3 percent.
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips today announced the state unemployment rate fell to 3 percent in September, marking the lowest it has been since the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the information in January of 1976.
Haslam, Barnes Announce Plans To Reform Welfare Programs to Encourage Self-Sufficiency And Program Integrity
SNAP Work Requirements to be Reestablished in 70 Counties beginning February 1st, Proposed Legislation Will Incentivize Work and Help Families Avoid “Fiscal Cliff”
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Department of Human Services (DHS) Commissioner Danielle W. Barnes today announced plans to reinstate the federal work requirement for able-bodied adults without dependents in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) that was waived in 2008 during the economic recession.
With the state’s record low unemployment rates and significant job growth, the waiver is no longer needed across most of the state – but will remain in place in 16 counties designated as economically distressed.
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announces a preliminary unemployment rate for January at 5.4 percent, increasing from the revised December rate of 5.1 percent.
The U.S. preliminary rate for January is 4.8 percent, up one-tenth of a percentage point from the previous month.
Employers in Middle Tennessee Lead the State in Job Opportunities
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development (TDLWD) reported Friday almost 200,000 jobs were posted on the Jobs4TN.gov website in April 2016.
That marks a record number of job opportunities employers across the state have advertised on the site.
Tennessee Unemployment Rate at 4.5% for March
Nashville, TN – Tennessee employers have tens of thousands of open positions for qualified applicants across the state.
With Tennessee’s latest unemployment rate at its lowest level since June 2007, there is an abundance of job openings across the state.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development will hold a hiring event for Veterans and their families at the Tennessee American Job Center, 523 Madison Street, Suite B, Clarksville, TN on Thursday, October 1st.
The event starts at 10:00am and ends at 2:00pm.
Nashville, TN – Tennessee County unemployment rates for December 2014, show the rate decreased in 20 counties, increased in 64 counties, and remained the same in 11 counties. Montgomery County’s December rate fell to 6.5 percent, down from 6.9 percent in November.
Knox County had the state’s lowest major metropolitan rate in December at 5.0 percent, down from 5.1 percent in November.
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