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

MAHLE Company Announces Murfreesboro Expansion

Jul 29, 2020 at 12:38 pm by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee and Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe announced today that MAHLE will expand its.... Read More

O’Reilly Auto Parts Distribution Center in Lebanon is Hiring during 3 Day Event

Jul 23, 2020 at 06:45 am by WGNS

The nearby O'Reilly Auto Parts Distribution Center in Lebanon, TN is having a 3 Day Hiring Event. The location in Wilson County (200 Duke Drive, Lebanon, TN) is hiring this Th.... Read More

BBB: Getting Tennesseans Back to Work, job scams and more

Jul 15, 2020 at 10:58 am by WGNS

James Price with the Better Business Bureau shares some local accredited companies who are looking for employees. If your business is hiring and you want to post jobs through.... Read More

Jobless Claims Back on the Rise in TN

Jul 09, 2020 at 10:06 am by WGNS

The TN Department of Labor and Workforce Development reports the largest jump in new jobless claims was set in 1982 with a record of 695,000 new claims. Now, Tennessee is with.... Read More

Unemployment Rate in Rutherford County and throughout Tennessee

Jul 08, 2020 at 10:46 am by WGNS

Tennesseans are filing for unemployment in record numbers, yet a new report from the Sycamore Institute says the state’s unemployment benefits and related employer taxes.... Read More