• August 2006 Unemployment Figures - County

    Wednesday, September 20, 2006 | 7:00pm

    AUGUST COUNTY UNEMPLOYMENT RATES
    RATES SHOW DECREASE IN 74 COUNTIES AND INCREASE IN 8 COUNTIES

    NASHVILLE – Tennessee’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for August 2006 was 5.7 percent, down from the July rate of 5.9 percent. County unemployment rates for August 2006, released today, show that 74 county rates decreased, eight county rates increased, and 13 remained the same.

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  • August 2006 Unemployment Figures - State

    Wednesday, September 13, 2006 | 7:00pm

    August Unemployment Rate 5.7 Percent
    RATE DECREASES 0.2 PERCENTAGE POINT

    NASHVILLE - Tennessee’s unemployment rate for the month of August is 5.7 percent, down from the seasonally adjusted July rate of 5.9 percent, Commissioner of Labor & Workforce Development James Neeley announced today. The national unemployment rate for August is 4.7 percent, down from the July rate of 4.8.

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  • Governor Awards Shelby Co. Company Job Training Grant

    Tuesday, September 12, 2006 | 7:00pm

    Governor Awards Shelby Co. Companies Job Training Grants
    ACCELLENT ORTHOPAEDICS AND GYRUS ENT AWARDED TRAINING MONEY

    NASHVILLE – Governor Phil Bredesen and Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner James Neeley have awarded $36,454 to Accellent Orthopaedics in Arlington and $32,250 to Gyrus Ent in Memphis for incumbent worker training. More than $3 million in Incumbent Worker Training Grants was awarded in fiscal year 2005-06 benefiting almost 15,000 Tennessee workers who retained their jobs and received skill upgrades.

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  • Governor Awards Madison Co. Company Job Training Grant

    Tuesday, September 12, 2006 | 7:00pm

    Governor Awards Madison Co. Company Job Training Grant
    ARJ MANUFACTURING AWARDED $6,047

    NASHVILLE – Governor Phil Bredesen and Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner James Neeley have awarded $6,047 to ARJ Manufacturing in Jackson for incumbent worker training. More than $3 million in Incumbent Worker Training Grants was awarded in fiscal year 2005-06 benefiting almost 15,000 Tennessee workers who retained their jobs and received skill upgrades.

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  • Governor Awards Bedford Co. Company Job Training Grant

    Tuesday, September 12, 2006 | 7:00pm

    CALSONIC NORTH AMERICA AWARDED $48,438

    NASHVILLE – Governor Phil Bredesen and Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner James Neeley have awarded $48,438 to Calsonic North America in Shelbyville for incumbent worker training. More than $3 million in Incumbent Worker Training Grants was awarded in fiscal year 2005-06 benefiting almost 15,000 Tennessee workers who retained their jobs and received skill upgrades.

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  • Governor Awards Haywood Co. Company Job Training Grant

    Tuesday, September 12, 2006 | 7:00pm

    Governor Awards Haywood Co. Company Job Training Grant
    DYNAMETAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. AWARDED $24,838

    NASHVILLE – Governor Phil Bredesen and Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner James Neeley have awarded $24,838 to Dynametal Technologies, Inc. in Brownsville for incumbent worker training. More than $3 million in Incumbent Worker Training Grants was awarded in fiscal year 2005-06 benefiting almost 15,000 Tennessee workers who retained their jobs and received skill upgrades.

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  • June 2006 Unemployment Figures - County

    Wednesday, July 26, 2006 | 7:00pm

    JUNE COUNTY UNEMPLOYMENT RATES RELEASED
    95 COUNTIES INCREASE

    NASHVILLE – County non-seasonally adjusted unemployment rates for June 2006, released today, show that all 95 counties increased. The increase in Tennessee’s county rates is largely due to the seasonal closing of schools, increasing the amount of unemployed students and workers into the labor market. Tennessee’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for June 2006, which was released last week, was 5.6 percent, 0.2 percentage point higher than the May rate of 5.4 percent.

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