Labor & Workforce Development

Tennessee's Unemployment Rate for April Decreased to 6.0%

Thursday, May 21, 2015 | 01:15 pm

LOWEST STATE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN SEVEN YEARS

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced today the Tennessee preliminary unemployment rate for April was 6.0 percent, three-tenths of one percentage point lower than the March revised rate of 6.3 percent. The U.S. preliminary rate for April was 5.4 percent, one-tenth of one percentage point lower than the prior month.

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Tennessee Department of Labor to Hold Hiring Event in Piney Flats Sponsored by Rep. Timothy Hill

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 | 02:46 pm

More Than 20 Local Businesses On-Site

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development is announcing the Jobs4TN Hiring Event Piney Flats sponsored by Rep. Timothy Hill. The event will be held on Thursday, May 21, at 10:00 a.m. (EDT) at Piney Flats First Baptist Church located at 100 Cherry Rd, Piney Flats. A variety of job opportunities with all levels of skill requirements will be available at this event.

State Announces New Jobs App for Smart Phones

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 | 09:15 am
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JOBS4TN ALLOWS USERS TO SEARCH LOCAL JOBS, SHARE ON SOCIAL MEDIA, FILTER ATTRIBUTES AND REQUIREMENTS
 

NASHVILLE - Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips is announcing a new iPhone and Android mobile app that makes finding available Tennessee jobs even easier. The free mobile application brings thousands of employment opportunities to smart phones with advanced location and sharing features.

Tennessee Department of Labor to Hold Hiring Event in Campbell County Sponsored by Rep. Dennis Powers and Sen. Ken Yager

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 | 08:15 am

More Than 11 Local Businesses On-Site

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development is announcing the Jobs4TN Hiring Event CampbellCounty sponsored by Rep. Dennis Powers and Sen. Ken Yager. The event will beheld on Wednesday, May 13, at 9:00 a.m. (EDT) at Roane State Community College located at 201 Independence Lane, LaFollette. A variety of job opportunities with all levels of skill requirements will be available at this event.

Tennessee Career Centers to Hold Jobs4TN Hiring Event Clarksville Hosted by Mayor Kim McMillan and the Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce

Monday, April 27, 2015 | 09:59 am

More Than 65 Local Businesses On-Site

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development is announcing the Jobs4TN Hiring Event Clarksville hosted by Mayor Kim McMillan and the Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce. The event will be held on Thursday, April 30, at 10:00 a.m. (CDT) at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center located at 1190 Cumberland Drive, Clarksville. A variety of job opportunities with all levels of skill requirements will be available at this event.

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.