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Tennessee Unemployment Rates Fall in Every County

 

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce DevelopmentNashville, TN – Record-high unemployment rates recorded in counties across Tennessee in April experienced sizable decreases as the state slowly reopened in May 2020, according to preliminary data released by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development.

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United States Job Losses in April show Many Workers are still Connected to their Employers

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – Over the past weeks, Americans’ efforts to slow COVID-19 Coronavirus’s spread have helped flatten the curve. As a result of this action, the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) April Employment Situation report shows that nonfarm payroll employment fell by 20.5 million and the unemployment rate (U-3) jumped 10.3 percentage points to 14.7 percent.

Both of these monthly changes are the largest in the series’ histories, as never before has the United States halted large portions of its economic activity.

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Tennessee County Unemployment Decreases or Holds Steady Across State

 

February County Unemployment Rates Largely Unaffected by Coronavirus (COVID-19) Emergency

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce DevelopmentNashville, TN – New data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development shows unemployment rates improve in many counties during February 2020. The lagging statistic reflects the employment situation before the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health emergency starts to take an unprecedented toll on the economy.

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Tennessee County Unemployment Rates in January increased

 

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce DevelopmentNashville, TN – New data released by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development shows unemployment increases in nearly all of Tennessee’s 95 counties in January 2020. 

Montgomery County unemployment rate in January was 4.1 percent, up 0.7 percent from December’s 3.4 percent.

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Second Lady Karen Pence Highlights New Measures to Help Create Employment Solutions for Military Spouses

 

The White HouseFort Campbell, KY – On Friday, February 28th, 2020, Second Lady Karen Pence, joined by the Secretary of Defense’s wife, Leah Esper, traveled to U. S. Army Fort Campbell to encourage and show appreciation for the military spouses.  

There, Mrs. Pence delivered remarks, emphasizing the significant role spouses play in the strength of the United States Army. She recognized that along with their service, comes many challenges such as finding employment.

Second Lady Karen Pence

Second Lady Karen Pence

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President Donald Trump in State of the Union Address Remarks

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – THE PRESIDENT: Thank you very much. Thank you. Thank you very much.

Madam Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, the First Lady of the United States — (applause) — and my fellow citizens:

Three years ago, we launched the great American comeback. Tonight, I stand before you to share the incredible results. Jobs are booming, incomes are soaring, poverty is plummeting, crime is falling, confidence is surging, and our country is thriving and highly respected again. (Applause.) America’s enemies are on the run, America’s fortunes are on the rise, and America’s future is blazing bright.

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

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President Donald Trump’s Average Unemployment Rate is the Lowest in Recorded History

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – “President Donald Trump starts off 2020 having presided over a lower average unemployment rate than any president at a comparable point in office in recorded history,” Philip Klein reports in the Washington Examiner.

“Since February 2017, Trump’s first full month in office, the monthly unemployment rate has averaged 3.9%. No prior president has averaged less than 4% over the first 35 months of his presidency. The closest was Dwight Eisenhower.”

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

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President Donald Trump’s Working Class Boom Smashes Expectations

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – The contrast is incredible. Despite House Democrats holding Congress captive with their endless investigations, impeachment stunts, and obstruction, U.S. President Donald J. Trump is delivering on his biggest promise to our citizens—restoring the American Dream in every corner of our great country!

“‘Stellar.’ ‘Blowout.’ ‘Blockbuster.’ That’s how even left-leaning analysts described Friday’s stunning jobs report.

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

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Tennessee Serves Reaches Every Economically Distressed County in Tennessee

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – After visiting Scott County to serve lunch to foster families at the Children’s Center of the Cumberlands, Tennessee First Lady Maria Lee released the following statement on her initiative reaching Tennessee’s 15 economically distressed counties. 

Tennessee First Lady Maria Lee

Tennessee First Lady Maria Lee

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Tennessee Unemployment rate remains steady in October

 

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce DevelopmentNashville, TN – Tennessee’s unemployment rate held steady in October. The new rate of 3.4 percent matches the previous month’s rate, according to data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD).

While Tennessee’s jobless rate remained the same between September and October, over the past year, Tennessee’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate experienced a slight uptick from 3.3 percent to 3.4 percent.

Tennessee Unemployment Rates - 2017 through 2019

Tennessee Unemployment Rates – 2017 through 2019

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