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

Unemployment Claims Slowly Going Down in Tennessee

Dec 10, 2020 at 11:16 am by WGNS

A total of 939,311 new unemployment claims have been filed in Tennessee since March 15th, which was ten days after the start of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Current statistics show.... Read More

Rutherford County now has 9th Lowest Unemployment Rate in TN

Nov 27, 2020 at 08:57 am by WGNS

Many Tennessee counties experienced changes in their unemployment rates during October 2020, according to newly released data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workfo.... Read More

Tennessee Unemployment Stands at 7.4%

Nov 20, 2020 at 07:30 am by WGNS

Tennessee employers added nearly 25,000 new jobs between September and October. Even with the creation of new jobs, the state’s unemployment rate inched upward for the f.... Read More

New Unemployment Claims in Tennessee (Weekly and Bi-Weekly)

Nov 19, 2020 at 10:46 am by WGNS

New unemployment claims are down slightly in Tennessee since the start of the COVID-19 Pandemic.The most recent week ending on November 14th closed with 6,182 new unemployment.... Read More

NEW Unemployment Claims in TN see Bi-Weekly Downward Trend

Nov 12, 2020 at 11:14 am by WGNS

New COVID-19 related unemployment claims are on a slight increase, after Tennessee saw three weeks of unemployment claims going down.The latest numbers for the week that close.... Read More

COVID-19 Unemployment Filings Continue to go DOWN in Tennessee

Nov 05, 2020 at 10:16 am by WGNS

A total of 906,360 new unemployment claims have been filed in Tennessee since March 15th, which was ten days after the start of the COVID-19 Pandemic. The positive news is tha.... Read More

Rutherford County Chamber Reports Decrease in Unemployment

Nov 02, 2020 at 10:12 am by WGNS

The Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce reports an improvement in county unemployment numbers across the state and locally. September Unemployment Data:Williamson  3.6%.... Read More

TN Dept. of Human Services Announces Next Round of P-EBT

Oct 29, 2020 at 03:37 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) is extending its successful Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program into the fall semester by sending qualifying.... Read More