The Statewide Jobless Rate Increases for the First Time in Three Months

Sep 15, 2022 at 02:33 pm by WGNS News

TENNESSEE - After three consecutive months of steady, near record low unemployment across the state, Tennessee’s jobless rate inched up slightly in August, according to.... Read More

Smyrna has Lowest Unemployment Figures, Followed by Murfreesboro and LaVergne, TN

Aug 25, 2022 at 02:26 pm by WGNS

(Rutherford County, Tenn.) Nearly every county in Tennessee experienced lower unemployment in July, according to new data provided by the Department of Labor and Workforce Dev.... Read More

Tennessee's July Unemployment Rate Holding Steady

Aug 18, 2022 at 03:07 pm by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn. — Tennessee’s seasonally adjusted statewide unemployment rate remained unchanged for July of 2022, according to newly released data f.... Read More

Smyrna has the Lowest Unemployment Rate in Rutherford County - County as a Whole Ranks as 7th Lowest in State

Jul 28, 2022 at 09:40 pm by WGNS

  (RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN.) School employees on their yearly summer break were one of the factors that impacted the June 2022 county unemployment rates, according to th.... Read More

TN June 2022 Unemployment STEADY!

Jul 21, 2022 at 02:09 pm by WGNS

(NASHVILLE) The rate at which people looked for new jobs across Tennessee held steady in June, according to newly released data from the Department of Labor and Workforce.... Read More

Rutherford County Growing Exceptionally Fast, Unemployment Low and Schools are Good

May 31, 2022 at 12:33 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce and Rutherford Works report that Rutherford County is currently one of the hottest places to do business and one of the fastest-growi.... Read More

Smyrna has the LOWEST Unemployment Figures in Rutherford County

May 26, 2022 at 03:58 pm by WGNS

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn. – Newly released data from the Department of Labor and Workforce Development showed nearly every county in Tennessee had unemployment ra.... Read More

Tennessee records 3.2% unemployment rate for April

May 19, 2022 at 03:59 pm by WGNS

New data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) revealed unemployment across the state remained at a historic low in April. The state reached.... Read More

Low Unemployment Numbers for March in Rutherford County: Smyrna 2.3%, Murfreesboro 2.4%, LaVergne 2.4%

Apr 22, 2022 at 11:00 am by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN – Newly released unemployment data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) showed jobless numbers dropped in nearl.... Read More

Tennessee Starts 2022 with Lower Unemployment Numbers

Mar 05, 2022 at 02:00 pm by WGNS

The state of Tennessee recorded another drop in statewide unemployment at the start of 2022, according to newly released data from the Department of Labor and Workfo.... Read More

Rutherford County Records a 2.6% Unemployment Rate

Jan 27, 2022 at 11:45 am by WGNS

The unemployment numbers for each of Tennessee's 95-counties has been confirmed for the month of December and the jobless rate increased in 87 counties during the month. Fiv.... Read More

Tennessee Now Has Unemployment Rate at 4.2%

Nov 19, 2021 at 04:43 pm by WGNS

Tennessee’s employment situation improved again in October as the statewide jobless rate dropped for the fifth consecutive month. According to the latest data from the D.... 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

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

Jobless Rate Down Double Digits from Tennessee’s All-Time High Rate in April 2020

May 20, 2021 at 02:35 pm by WGNS

Tennessee’s statewide unemployment rate for April 2021 decreased by double digits when compared to data from the previous year. In April 2020, the state’s jobless.... 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

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