NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development is instructing more than 18,000 Tennesseans whose federal benefits expired in January 2014 to discontinue weekly unemployment certifications. The department had asked claimants to continue weekly certifications through mid-February in the event Congress extended federal unemployment benefits called Emergency Unemployment Compensation or EUC.
Friday, February 14, 2014 | 03:42pm
Thursday, January 30, 2014 | 03:44pm
NASHVILLE – County unemployment rates for December 2013, released today, show the rate decreased in 51 counties, increased in 29 counties, and remained the same in 15.
Monday, January 27, 2014 | 03:48pm
NASHVILLE – Total fatalities and days away from work as a result of injuries and illnesses were both improved, according to a workplace safety report just released by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development.
Thursday, January 23, 2014 | 03:50pm
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced today Tennessee’s unemployment rate for December is 7.8 percent, which is three tenths of one percentage point lower than the November revised rate. The national unemployment rate for December 2013 was 6.7 percent, down three tenths of one percentage point from November.
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 | 03:51pm
NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Administration has 70 upcoming safety and health training seminars at several locations throughout the state. Classes range from the basics of safety, recordkeeping, and writing safety programs to courses that lead to OSHA certifications.