Labor & Workforce Development

June Unemployment Rate 8.5 Percent

Thursday, July 18, 2013 | 01:30 pm

TEMPORARY EDUCATION LAYOFFS ACCOUNT FOR LARGE SHARE OF EMPLOYMENT DECREASE
 


NASHVILLE – Tennessee Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced today Tennessee’s preliminary unemployment rate for June is 8.5 percent, which increased two tenths of one percentage point from the May revised rate of 8.3 percent. The national unemployment rate for June 2013 was 7.6 percent, unchanged from the previous month.

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URS Corporation - New Johnsonville Receives Governor's Award of Excellence for Workplace Safety and Health

Thursday, July 18, 2013 | 10:21 am
Pictured from left: Steve Hawkins, TOSHA Administrator; Anthony Patterson, URS Sr. ESH Specialist; David Adams, URS Director of Operations.
Pictured from left: Steve Hawkins, TOSHA Administrator; Anthony Patterson, URS Sr. ESH Specialist; David Adams, URS Director of Operations.

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced that URS Corporation in New Johnsonville, Tennessee, waschosen to receive the Governor’s Award of Excellence for Workplace Safety and Health.

Spectrum Corporation Receives Governor's Award of Excellence for Workplace Safety and Health

Thursday, July 18, 2013 | 10:16 am
Pictured from left: Rick Bingham, Facility Operations, E. H. & Safety Manager; Mark English, ISO – Management Rep.; Tony Robinson, Plant Manager; Steve Hawkins, TOSHA Administrator.
Pictured from left: Rick Bingham, Facility Operations, E. H. & Safety Manager; Mark English, ISO – Management Rep.; Tony Robinson, Plant Manager; Steve Hawkins, TOSHA Administrator.

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced that Spectrum Corporation in Selmer, Tennessee, was chosen to receive the Governor’s Award of Excellence for Workplace Safety and Health.

La-Z-Boy Inc. Receives Commissioner's Award of Excellence for Workplace Safety and Health

Thursday, July 18, 2013 | 10:03 am
Pictured from left:  Cody Buell, Environmental / Safety Generalist; Janet Earnhardt, Human Resources Director; Dennis Poland, Safety Manager; Steve Hawkins, TOSHA Administrator; Bimbo McCawley, General Manager.
Pictured from left: Cody Buell, Environmental / Safety Generalist; Janet Earnhardt, Human Resources Director; Dennis Poland, Safety Manager; Steve Hawkins, TOSHA Administrator; Bimbo McCawley, General Manager.

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced that La-Z-Boy Inc. located in Dayton, Tennessee, was chosen to receive the Commissioner’s Award of Excellence for Workplace Safety and Health.

John Deere Power Products Receives Commissioner's Award of Excellence for Workplace Safety and Health

Thursday, July 18, 2013 | 10:00 am
Pictured from left: Jeff Hollett, John Deere, Safety Manager; Darla Bowman, John Deere, Safety Manager; Steve Hawkins, TOSHA Administrator.
Pictured from left: Jeff Hollett, John Deere, Safety Manager; Darla Bowman, John Deere, Safety Manager; Steve Hawkins, TOSHA Administrator.

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced that John Deere Power Products located in Greeneville, Tennessee, was chosen to receive the Commissioner’s Award of Excellence for Workplace Safety and Health.