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

COVID-19 Unemployment Benefits on Downward Trend

Oct 29, 2020 at 08:55 am by WGNS

COVID-19 unemployment claims seem to be on a downward trend that has continued for the past 3 weeks in Tennessee.The most recent week ending on October 24th showed that the nu.... Read More

Continued Reemployment of Tennesseans Drives Unemployment Down across the State - Rutherford County falls to 5.4%

Oct 23, 2020 at 07:45 am by WGNS

The unemployment rates in each of Tennessee’s 95 counties decreased in September, according to new data released by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Devel.... Read More

LATEST Unemployment Numbers Dealing with COVID-19 in Rutherford Co. and Tennessee

Oct 22, 2020 at 10:32 am by WGNS

New COVID-19 related unemployment claims are down again, after a slight rise the previous week.The latest numbers closed the week out on October 17th with 9,873 NEW unemployme.... Read More

Unemployment Claims in Tennessee

Oct 08, 2020 at 11:18 am by WGNS

The numbers of new persons filing for unemployment in Tennessee is up slightly compared to the previous week. During the week closing on October 3, 2020, there were 9,839 new.... 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

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

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

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