Good News: Rutherford County Unemployment Rate Sits at 3.4%

Sep 23, 2021 at 08:35 pm by WGNS

Unemployment rates in nearly all of Tennessee’s counties decreased in August. This marks the second consecutive month the jobless situation has improved in 93 or more of.... Read More

Unemployment Remains on a Downward Trend as the State’s Economy Continues to Rebound

Sep 17, 2021 at 09:55 am by WGNS

As Tennessee’s economy continues to rebound, the state has experienced three consecutive months of lower unemployment, according to newly released data from the Departme.... Read More

Rutherford County recorded an unemployment rate of 3.7% in July, down from 4.5% in June

Aug 26, 2021 at 02:01 pm by WGNS

As Tennesseans continue to rejoin the workforce, all but one of the state’s 95 counties experienced lower unemployment in July, according to new data from the Department.... Read More

Rutherford County Records an Unemployment Rate of 4.5% in June of 2021

Jul 22, 2021 at 04:56 pm by WGNS

Each June, Tennessee counties experience an increase in unemployment as schools close for summer break and lay off workers. Recent college graduates entering the workforce for.... Read More

Unemployment Claims in Tennessee that are tied to COVID-19 Pandemic Continue Downward Trend in July

Jul 20, 2021 at 06:52 am by WGNS

COVID-19 Unemployment claims tied to the start of the Pandemic are continuing a downward trend in Tennessee. The revised reporting of data shows a 28% drop in the number of in.... Read More

Slight Drop in Unemployment for Tennessee - Tennesseans Returning to Work

Jul 15, 2021 at 02:00 pm by WGNS

Tennessee’s economic recovery continued in June as the statewide unemployment rate decreased to 4.9%, according to the latest data by the Department of Labor and Workfor.... Read More

Weekly Unemployment Claims Continue to Go Down in TN and Rutherford County

Jul 08, 2021 at 11:09 am by WGNS

As COVID-19 numbers continue to dwindle across the country, so do the numbers of newly filed unemployment claims.Over the past 8-weeks in Tennessee, there have been 50,262 new.... Read More

Rutherford County Records 3.7% Unemployment Rate

Jun 24, 2021 at 04:36 pm by WGNS

The majority of Tennessee counties recorded unemployment rates below 5% in May 2021, according to new data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development.For.... Read More

Unemployment in the State of Tennessee Stands at 5%

Jun 17, 2021 at 01:45 pm by WGNS

Tennessee’s statewide unemployment rate held steady at 5% between April and May 2021, according to newly released data from the Department of Labor and Workforce Devel.... Read More

A Look at Unemployment Benefits and New Claims Filed in TN Since the Start of the Pandemic

Jun 17, 2021 at 09:04 am by WGNS

When the COVID Pandemic first hit, Tennessee recorded a record number of new unemployment claims in a very short period of time. Data from the Tennessee Department of Labor &a.... Read More

Tennessee Experienced the 16th Largest Rise in Unemployment Since COVID

Jun 08, 2021 at 03:03 pm by WGNS

Even a full year beyond the arrival of the novel coronavirus and the ensuing lockdowns, shutdowns, and mass quarantines, the threat of COVID-19 continues to cause significant.... Read More

RECAP: Rutherford County, TN Jobless Rate Remains Low

May 31, 2021 at 10:00 am by WGNS

Recapping one of the more positive stories this month, the unemployment figures seem to be looking good locally. With more, here's WGNS' Scott Walker...Current numbers show.... Read More

Rutherford County has a 3.9% Unemployment Rate

Apr 02, 2021 at 08:51 am by WGNS

As a further indication the state of Tennessee’s economic turnaround continues, unemployment rates for February 2021 dropped in nearly every county, according to new dat.... Read More

TN: February 2021 Unemployment Within a Percentage Point of the Previous Year’s Rate

Mar 26, 2021 at 10:21 am by WGNS

Tennessee’s unemployment rate for February 2021 has reached near pre-pandemic levels, according to data released by the Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TD.... Read More

Rutherford County Falls to Number 8 on Unemployment Ranking

Mar 19, 2021 at 11:42 am by WGNS

Most of Tennessee’s 95 counties started 2021 with lower unemployment numbers, according to data released by the Department of Labor and Workforce Development.Seventy-eig.... Read More

Rutherford County at Number Four on the List in currently having one of the Lowest Unemployment Rates

Feb 01, 2021 at 07:48 am by WGNS

Rutherford County looks to be back in the mix for the top five count of Tennessee Counties with the lowest unemployment rate. Currently, Rutherford County falls in at number f.... Read More

Unemployment Claims in TN and Rutherford County are Again Rising

Jan 14, 2021 at 11:54 am by WGNS

The numbers of those seeking unemployment due to joblessness during the COVID-19 Pandemic is growing once again at a record pace. In Tennessee, the number of those filing for.... Read More

NEW UPDATE: CARES Act Extension Unemployment Benefits

Jan 04, 2021 at 07:14 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) has started paying unemployment benefits that are part of the CARES Act Extension HR 133 which President Do.... Read More

State Releases New Information for Unemployment Claimants

Jan 04, 2021 at 07:44 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) has new information regarding weekly certifications for claimants receiving federal pandemic unemployment b.... Read More

New Numbers are in for Tennessee Residents Receiving Unemployment Benefits

Dec 17, 2020 at 08:55 am by WGNS

To date, 946,775 new unemployment claims have been filed in Tennessee since the start of the COVID-19 Pandemic. That number represents more than $36-million in unemployment pa.... Read More