COVID-19 Unemployment Benefits on Downward Trend

Oct 29, 2020 at 08:55 am by WGNS

COVID-19 unemployment claims seem to be on a downward trend that has continued for the past 3 weeks in Tennessee.The most recent week ending on October 24th showed that the nu.... Read More

Continued Reemployment of Tennesseans Drives Unemployment Down across the State - Rutherford County falls to 5.4%

Oct 23, 2020 at 07:45 am by WGNS

The unemployment rates in each of Tennessee’s 95 counties decreased in September, according to new data released by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Devel.... Read More

LATEST Unemployment Numbers Dealing with COVID-19 in Rutherford Co. and Tennessee

Oct 22, 2020 at 10:32 am by WGNS

New COVID-19 related unemployment claims are down again, after a slight rise the previous week.The latest numbers closed the week out on October 17th with 9,873 NEW unemployme.... Read More

La Vergne is the hardest working city in Tennessee

Oct 14, 2020 at 10:57 am by WGNS

It looks like the town of La Vergne is one of the hardest working cities in Tennessee, that according to research released by ZIPPIA.The company evidently set out to find the.... Read More

Up to 1,000 New Jobs in LaVergne

Oct 14, 2020 at 09:17 am by WGNS

New jobs are aimed at the LaVergne area of Rutherford County. With more, here’s WGNS’ Ron Jordan…“More than one-thousand new jobs are coming to La Ver.... Read More

NOW HIRING: Virtual Job Fair on Thursday for 30 Positions in Rutherford County

Sep 22, 2020 at 12:54 pm by WGNS

The Goodwill Career Solutions center in Murfreesboro (2955 S. Church St.) will host a virtual job fair from 2-4 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 24, for two employers seeking to fill m.... Read More

Jobs Available in Rutherford County

Sep 15, 2020 at 09:29 am by WGNS

While the unemployment numbers are high, there are opportunities galore.Local jobs are readily available, in fact Rutherford County has over 4,000 jobs that are currently open.... Read More

Lost Wages Assistance program Announces: $300 Unemployment Payments Ending

Sep 11, 2020 at 11:40 am by WGNS

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has informed the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) funding for Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) program.... Read More

MTSU adult learner’s Delta Air Lines career taking off via flexible online programs

Sep 11, 2020 at 10:00 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — An adult learner who came back to MTSU to finish his bachelor’s degree after almost two decades is climbing the ladder at one of the lar.... Read More

Virtual Jobs Expo for Rutherford County - Jobs Available Daily

Sep 08, 2020 at 09:00 am by WGNS

Rutherford Works, the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce and the American Job Center want to help connect the community with job seekers in a virtual format this Septe.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff's Office Hiring 5 Deputies

Sep 04, 2020 at 09:54 am by WGNS

The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office is hiring…That was Captain Angela Istvanditsch. She said the recent grant approval for five additional deputies will help i.... Read More

10,054 Active COVID-19 Unemployment Claims in Rutherford County

Sep 03, 2020 at 10:45 am by WGNS

The COVID-19 Unemployment numbers are back up in the Volunteer State. Between August 22nd and August 29th, there were 12,035 new unemployment claims.Despite the increase of ne.... Read More

Rutherford County Unemployment Drops by 1.4% landing on a 9.1% Jobless Rate

Aug 27, 2020 at 02:36 pm by WGNS

The unemployment situation in three-quarters of Tennessee’s 95 counties continued to improve in July following business closures earlier in the year due to the COVID-19.... Read More

Lost Wages Assistance Grant Approved

Aug 25, 2020 at 06:15 am by WGNS

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved the state of Tennessee’s grant application to receive funding to pay the Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) unemploy.... Read More

Statewide Unemployment Decreases for Third Consecutive Month to 9.5%

Aug 24, 2020 at 10:19 am by WGNSRadio

Tennessee’s economy continued to show signs of recovery from the COVID-19 health emergency in July. Newly released information from the Tennessee Department of Labor and.... Read More

REPORT: Tennessee Is the 13th Worst-Paying State for Construction Workers

Aug 24, 2020 at 10:16 am by WGNS

A recent analysis found that in Tennessee, the adjusted median annual wage for all construction workers is $43,682. Out of all U.S. states, Tennessee is the 13th worst-pa.... Read More

New Unemployment Numbers now UP in Tennessee

Aug 20, 2020 at 09:22 am by WGNS

The numbers for NEW Unemployment filings related to the COVID Pandemic in Tennessee has gone up after 2-weeks of decreasing.According to the Labor and Workforce Development De.... Read More

COVID-19 Unemployment for Rutherford County currently at 3.4% - Davidson County at over 5%

Aug 13, 2020 at 10:17 am by WGNS

New unemployment claims decreased again this past week in Tennessee since the start of the COVID-19 Pandemic.According to the TN Department of Labor, new unemployment claims f.... Read More

Goodwill to Host Virtual, Drive-Thru Hiring Events Thursday

Aug 03, 2020 at 09:25 am by WGNS

Goodwill Career Solutions will host two unique hiring events on Thursday, Aug. 6 — one on the information superhighway and the other on a driveway.From 2-4 p.m., a Virtu.... Read More

Unemployment Claims go up and down in Tennessee

Jul 31, 2020 at 08:00 am by WGNS

Only 34.7% of the unemployment claims filed since the start of the COVID-19 Pandemic have been approved and paid in the Volunteer State.To date, over 759,000 unemployment clai.... Read More