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Slight Change in State Unemployment Rate

Slight Change in State Unemployment Rate

March 21, 2013 at 3:36 pm

Tennessee’s jobless rate increased a tenth of percent in February, ending the month at 7.8 percent. Still, it is the lowest the state’s February rate has been since 2008, and marks a two-tenths of a percent decline from the same time last year.

Counties See Improvement in Employment Figures

December 27, 2012 at 7:16 pm

New unemployment figures show the November jobless rate went down in all but four of Tennessee’s 95 counties. And three of those four held steady, with no increase.

August Makes Four Months of Rising Unemployment

September 20, 2012 at 3:23 pm

Unemployment in Tennessee inched up for the fourth month in a row. The rate for August released Thursday was 8.5 percent. Tennessee is moving the opposite direction of the national jobless rate, which dropped to 8.1 percent last month.

Unemployment Up in 59 Counties

August 23, 2012 at 4:53 pm

The jobless rate rose last month in more than half of Tennessee’s counties. The statewide figure inched up from 8.1 to 8.4 percent in July. But according to the state department of Labor and Workforce, when the numbers are crunched on a more local level, they show unemployment rates of ten percent or more in 54 of the state’s 95 counties.

Unemployment Rate Up Slightly

June 14, 2012 at 5:22 pm

Tennessee’s jobless rate was 7.9 percent in May, compared to 7.7 in April. That’s the first increase in two years.

County Unemployment Figures Show Mixed Results

January 26, 2012 at 4:28 pm

December unemployment rates dropped in more than half of Tennessee’s counties. Still, jobless figures remain in the double-digits in 40 counties.

October Unemployment Holds at 9.4%

November 18, 2010 at 4:41 pm

Tennessee’s unemployment rate is holding steady.

Tennessee Jobless Rate in Single Digits

August 19, 2010 at 3:38 pm

Tennessee’s unemployment rate improved by two-tenths of a percent in July. The jobless rate was 9.8 percent, compared to an even 10 percent in June.

Fewer Unemployed Tennesseans Looking for Work

August 20, 2009 at 4:40 pm

Tennessee’s July unemployment rate dropped slightly to 10-point-7 percent.

State Jobless Rate is 10.7%

June 18, 2009 at 4:31 pm

Tennessee’s unemployment rate has broken into double digits for the first time in 26 years.