• Update on Jobs4TN.gov Service Outage

    Thursday, June 30, 2022 | 12:08pm

    Since Sunday, June 26, the Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) has been working with Geographic Solution, Inc. (GSI), the vendor that operates Jobs4TN.gov, to navigate a system outage at the company’s network operations center that took Jobs4TN.gov offline.

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  • Statement on Jobs4TN.gov Service Outage

    Tuesday, June 28, 2022 | 06:14pm

    Geographic Solutions (GSI), the vendor that operates Jobs4TN.gov, notified the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) Sunday afternoon about a service interruption that impacted its network operations.

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  • Unemployment Increases Slightly in Counties Across the State

    Thursday, June 23, 2022 | 01:30pm

    NASHVILLE – New data released by the Department of Labor and Workforce Development showed unemployment rates increased slightly during May in each of the state’s 95 counties. Even with the minimal increases, 93 of Tennessee’s 95 counties maintained rates lower than 5% for the month.

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  • Tennessee Unemployment Inches Up Slightly from Historic Low

    Thursday, June 16, 2022 | 01:30pm

    NASHVILLE – Preliminary data from the Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) indicated Tennessee’s unemployment rate for May 2022 increased slightly from April’s record-breaking number. The seasonally adjusted statewide rate for the month was 3.3%, 0.1 of a percentage point higher than the previous month’s revised figure.

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  • Unemployment in Tennessee Holds Steady in April

    Thursday, May 19, 2022 | 01:30pm

    NASHVILLE – New data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) revealed unemployment across the state remained at a historic low in April. The state reached its all-time low unemployment rate in March, and April’s seasonally adjusted rate of 3.2% mirrored the previous month’s record-breaking number.

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  • March County Unemployment Rates Decrease Across Tennessee

    Thursday, April 21, 2022 | 01:30pm

    NASHVILLE – Newly released unemployment data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) showed jobless numbers dropped in nearly every county in the state during March. Ninety-two of 95 counties had lower rates for the month, while the rates increased for two counties, and remained the same in one county.

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  • Tennessee's Unemployment Rate Drops to All-Time Low in March

    Thursday, April 14, 2022 | 01:30pm

    NASHVILLE – Tennessee marked a milestone in March when statewide unemployment dropped to its lowest rate in history. Data from the Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) showed the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased to 3.2%, the lowest level ever recorded.

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  • Statewide Bike Ride Raises Awareness for Veteran Employment

    Friday, April 01, 2022 | 10:00am

    MEMPHIS – Cyclists taking part in the first-ever Veterans Advantage: Cycle Across Tennessee event will start their statewide awareness ride on April 4 in Memphis. The cyclists are pedaling from the Bluff City to Kingsport in East Tennessee to bring attention to the benefits of hiring veterans and to highlight the services available to veterans at the state’s American Job Centers.

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  • February Unemployment Drops in Every Tennessee County

    Thursday, March 31, 2022 | 01:30pm

    NASHVILLE – Unemployment rates dropped in counties across Tennessee in February, according to new data released by the Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD). Each of the state’s 95 counties saw lower unemployment during the second month of 2022.

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  • Seasonal Work Impacts January County Unemployment Rates

    Thursday, March 10, 2022 | 01:30pm

    NASHVILLE – The end of seasonal work at the start of the new year was one of the contributing factors that led to higher county unemployment rates across Tennessee in January. While statewide unemployment numbers are adjusted to consider the impacts of seasonal labor, county unemployment rates are not adjusted.

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  • Tennessee Starts 2022 with Lower Unemployment

    Thursday, March 03, 2022 | 01:30pm

    NASHVILLE – The state of Tennessee recorded another drop in statewide unemployment at the start of 2022, according to newly released data from the Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD). January is the latest month the rate has decreased, or remained steady, since April 2020.

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  • County Unemployment Up as More Job Seekers Join Labor Force

    Thursday, January 27, 2022 | 01:30pm

    NASHVILLE – An increase in Tennessee’s unadjusted labor force participation had a slight impact on county unemployment rates in December. According to newly released data from the Department of Labor and Workforce Development, unemployment increased in 87 counties during the month. Five counties saw rates go down, while the numbers remained the same in three counties.

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  • Unemployment Reaches Its Lowest Level Since January 2020

    Thursday, January 20, 2022 | 01:30pm

    NASHVILLE – Unemployment in the state of Tennessee reached a two-year low in December, according to new data released by the Department of Labor and Workforce Development. The state ended 2021 with an unemployment rate of 3.8%, which was 0.2 of a percentage point lower than the rate it recorded in November.

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