Labor & Workforce Development

Tennessee Department of Labor to Hold Jobs4TN Hiring Event Morristown Sponsored by Rep. Tilman Goins

Friday, April 24, 2015 | 09:59 am

More Than 30 Local Businesses On-Site

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development is announcing the Jobs4TN Hiring Event Morristown sponsored by Rep. Tilman Goins. The event will be held on Tuesday, April 28, at 9:00 a.m. (EDT) at the Rose Center located at 442 West 2nd North Street, Morristown. A variety of job opportunities with all levels of skill requirements will be available at this event.

State Agency Collects Four Awards at Prestigious Public Relations Industry Event

Friday, April 24, 2015 | 08:34 am
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LABOR & WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT HONORED FOR PROMOTION OF PAYCHECKS FOR PATRIOTS


NASHVILLE– The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development collected four awards last night at the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Nashville Parthenon Awards, the industry’s most coveted competition. The state agency was honored for their promotion of Paychecks for Patriots, an annual hiring event for veterans.

Governor Awards $546,800 in Job Training Grants

Friday, April 17, 2015 | 12:50 pm

29 COMPANIES AWARDED GRANTS TRAINING 652 EMPLOYEES

NASHVILLE – Governor Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips have awarded $546,800 in job training grants to 29 companies across the state. Incumbent Worker Training grants assist employers with upgrading skills and avoiding layoffs for their employees.

Tennessee's Unemployment Rate for March Decreased to 6.3%

Thursday, April 16, 2015 | 01:15 pm
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LOWEST STATE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE SINCE MAY 2008



NASHVILLE – Tennessee Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced today the Tennessee preliminary unemployment rate for March was 6.3 percent, three-tenths of one percentage point lower than the February revised rate of 6.6 percent. The U.S. preliminary rate for March was 5.5 percent, unchanged from the prior month.

Tennessee Department of Labor to Hold Hiring Event in Fairview Sponsored by Fairview Community Action Partnership and Workforce Essentials

Monday, April 06, 2015 | 12:59 pm

More Than 39 Local Businesses On-Site

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development is announcing the Jobs4TN Hiring Event Fairview sponsored by Fairview Community Action Partnership and Workforce Essentials. The event will be held on Tuesday, April 7, at 10:00 a.m. (CDT) at Fairview Recreation Center located at 2714 Fairview Blvd., Fairview. A variety of job opportunities with all levels of skill requirements will be available at this event.

Jobs4TN.gov Partners With Motlow College for Career Fair

Wednesday, April 01, 2015 | 08:42 am

More Than 56 Local Businesses On-Site

NASHVILLE – Jobs4TN.gov and Motlow College are announcing the Motlow College Career Fair. The event will be held on Wednesday, April 1, at 10:00 a.m. (CDT) at Motlow College Smyrna Center located at 5002 Motlow College Blvd., Smyrna. A variety of job opportunities with all levels of skill requirements will be available at this event.

Jobs4TN.gov and the City of Lewisburg Economic Development to Hold Hiring Event in Lewisburg

Monday, March 23, 2015 | 07:29 am

More Than 22 Local Businesses On-Site

NASHVILLE – Jobs4TN.gov and the City Of Lewisburg Economic Development is announcing the Jobs4TN Hiring Event Lewisburg. The event will be held on Tuesday, March 24, at 10:00 a.m. (CDT) at Lewisburg Recreation Center located at 1551 Mooresville Hwy, Lewisburg. A variety of job opportunities with all levels of skill requirements will be available at this event.

Tennessee's Unemployment Rate for February Decreased To 6.6%

Thursday, March 19, 2015 | 01:30 pm
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NASHVILLE – Tennessee Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced today the Tennessee preliminary unemployment rate for February was 6.6 percent, one-tenths of one percentage point lower than the January revised rate of 6.7 percent. The U.S. preliminary rate for February was 5.5 percent, down two-tenths of one percentage point from the prior month.