8,535 Residents in Rutherford County Receiving Unemployment Checks due to COVID-19

Sep 18, 2020 at 09:19 am by WGNS

Newly filed unemployment claims are down again, for the week ending on September 12th in Tennessee. New unemployment claims also went down the previous week ending on Septembe.... Read More

Unemployment Drops in August as More Tennesseans Go Back to Work after COVID-19 Closures

Sep 18, 2020 at 09:00 am by WGNS

As more Tennesseans return to the workforce, the statewide unemployment rate for Tennessee decreased in August, according to the latest data released by the Department of Labo.... 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

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

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

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

TN Applies for Federal Grant to Pay New Unemployment Benefit

Aug 19, 2020 at 05:20 pm by WGNS

The state of Tennessee will submit its application to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to receive grant funding to pay an additional weekly unemployment benefit.... 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

New BERC website tracking Tennessee economy features interactive dashboard

Aug 10, 2020 at 08:30 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The Business and Economic Research Center at Middle Tennessee State University, in partnership with the Tennessee Advisory Commissio.... Read More

COVID-19 Unemployment Numbers going Down

Aug 06, 2020 at 10:47 am by WGNS

New unemployment claims decreased significantly last week in Tennessee with one of the biggest drops since the start of the COVID-19 Pandemic.According to the TN Department of.... 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

Statewide Unemployment Rate Decreases for Second Consecutive Month in June

Jul 17, 2020 at 08:11 pm by WGNS

Tennessee’s unemployment rate decreased in June for the second consecutive month after reaching an all-time high in April, according to preliminary data from the Tenness.... Read More

Unemployment Claims down by 3,400 in Tennessee

Jul 16, 2020 at 10:25 am by WGNS

The numbers for those filing unemployment in Tennessee continue to go up and down. According to the Labor and Workforce Development Department, at the close of this past week.... 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