• Tennessee Unemployment Holds Steady at Historic Low

    Thursday, July 18, 2024 | 01:30pm

    NASHVILLE – Tennessee continues to experience record-low unemployment, according to data released by the Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD). The rate for June came in at 3%, which was unchanged from the all-time low unemployment rate the state recorded in May.

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  • Low County Unemployment Continues Across Tennessee

    Thursday, June 27, 2024 | 01:30pm

    NASHVILLE – Tennessee set a record low for statewide unemployment in May when its seasonally adjusted rate dropped to 3% for the first time. The latest county unemployment data from the Department of Labor and Workforce Development showed continued low county unemployment across the state.

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  • County Unemployment Remains Below 5% Across Tennessee

    Thursday, April 25, 2024 | 01:30pm

    NASHVILLE – Newly released data from the Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) documented unemployment rates below 5% in each of Tennessee’s 95 counties in March. County unemployment rates for the month range from 2.2% to 4.6%.

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  • Tennessee Unemployment Numbers Trend Down in March

    Thursday, April 18, 2024 | 01:30pm

    NASHVILLE – Tennessee’s statewide unemployment rate dropped for the second consecutive month in March, according to new data from the Department of Labor and Workforce Development. The seasonally adjusted rate for the month came in at 3.2%, 0.1 of a percentage point lower than February’s rate of 3.3%.

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  • Unemployment Drops in Every County Across Tennessee

    Thursday, March 28, 2024 | 01:30pm

    NASHVILLE – More Tennesseans started the second month of 2024 on the job as employment improved across the state in February. Every county recorded lower unemployment rates for the month, according to newly released data from the Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD).

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  • Unemployment Dips to Near Record-Low Level in February

    Thursday, March 21, 2024 | 01:30pm

    NASHVILLE – After a slight increase at the start of 2024, Tennessee’s unemployment rate dropped to near record-low levels in February. Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) data showed the new seasonally adjusted statewide rate for the month at 3.3%, a decrease of 0.2 of a percentage point from January’s revised rate.

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  • Seasonal Work Affects County Unemployment Rates in January

    Thursday, March 07, 2024 | 01:30pm

    NASHVILLE – Holiday employment that ended at the start of the new year is one of the leading factors that caused an increase in county unemployment rates across Tennessee in January 2024. 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 New Year With Continued Low Unemployment

    Thursday, February 29, 2024 | 01:30pm

    NASHVILLE – Tennessee started the new year with little movement in its seasonally adjusted unemployment rate. New data from the Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) showed the statewide jobless number inched up only 0.1 of a percentage point to 3.5%. December’s revised rate was 3.4%.

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  • Tennessee OSHA Teams Up with Builders at New Stadium Site

    Monday, February 12, 2024 | 10:00am

    NASHVILLE – Workplace safety will be a top priority as construction of the new Nissan Stadium begins on the East Bank of the Cumberland River in Nashville. During the three-year project, it is estimated various contractors and subcontractors will employ 19,000 workers.

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  • December Unemployment Rates Down in Nearly Every County

    Thursday, January 25, 2024 | 01:30pm

    NASHVILLE – Nearly every county in Tennessee ended 2023 with lower unemployment, according to new data from the Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD). Ninety-two of the state’s 95 counties posted rates in December that came in lower than their November statistics.

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  • Unemployment Holds Steady During Final Month of 2023

    Thursday, January 18, 2024 | 01:30pm

    NASHVILLE – Unemployment in Tennessee held steady during the final month of 2023. Newly released data from the Department of Labor and Workforce Development showed the rate did not change between November and December at 3.5%.

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