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Payroll employment declines by 140,000 in December – unemployment rate unchanged at 6.7%

Payroll employment declines by 140,000 in December – unemployment rate unchanged at 6.7%

Total nonfarm payroll employment declined by 140,000 in December, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 6.7 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. The decline in payroll employment reflects the recent increase in coronavirus (COVID-19) cases and efforts to contain the pandemic. In December, job losses in leisure and hospitality and in […]

Jefferson County Budget Committee Holds First Meeting Of 2021

Jefferson County Budget Committee Holds First Meeting Of 2021

The Jefferson County Budget Committee held their first meeting of the calender year 2021 on Monday, January 11, 2021 in the Historic Jefferson County Courthouse. Budget Committee Chairman Scarlett called the meeting to order. Absent from roll call were committee members Seals, Blevins and Coleman. Following a successful motion to approve the October and December […]

GOVERNOR LEE, COMMISSIONER ROLFE ANNOUNCE REVANCE THERAPEUTICS TO RELOCATE GLOBAL HEADQUARTERS TO NASHVILLE

GOVERNOR LEE, COMMISSIONER ROLFE ANNOUNCE REVANCE THERAPEUTICS TO RELOCATE GLOBAL HEADQUARTERS TO NASHVILLE

Silicon Valley biotechnology innovator in aesthetics, therapeutics and financial technology Company will invest more than $10 million in Nashville operations Project will create nearly 150 jobs over five years   NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Revance Therapeutics (NASDAQ: RVNC) officials announced today that […]

Payroll Employment Rises by 245,000 in November; Unemployment Rate Edges Down to 6.7%

Payroll Employment Rises by 245,000 in November; Unemployment Rate Edges Down to 6.7%

Business Filing Patterns Show Signs of a Solid Economic Recovery – Key Indicators Soared in Q3 2020

Business Filing Patterns Show Signs of a Solid Economic Recovery – Key Indicators Soared in Q3 2020

Unemployment Rate Declines to 6.9 percent

Unemployment Rate Declines to 6.9 percent

TNECD RELEASES ANNUAL LABOR AND EDUCATION ALIGNMENT PROGRAM REPORT

TNECD RELEASES ANNUAL LABOR AND EDUCATION ALIGNMENT PROGRAM REPORT

A new report released by the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development highlights jobs in high demand across Tennessee, including occupations in finance and technology, headquarters, automotive, distribution and logistics, and other target industry clusters. The Labor and Education Alignment Program (LEAP) report calls attention to occupations that are strategically important to the growth […]

August Employment Rate Rises 1.4 Million

August Employment Rate Rises 1.4 Million

Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) Increased 0.6 Percent in June

Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) Increased 0.6 Percent in June

CONSUMER PRICE INDEX – JUNE 2020The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.6 percent in June on a seasonally adjusted basis after falling 0.1 percent in May, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the last 12 months, the all items index increased 0.6 percent before seasonal adjustment. The gasoline […]

Nonfarm Payroll Employment Rose by 4.8 Million in June, and Unemployment Rate Declined to 11.1 percent

Nonfarm Payroll Employment Rose by 4.8 Million in June, and Unemployment Rate Declined to 11.1 percent

Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 4.8 million in June, and the unemployment rate declined to 11.1 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Thursday, July 2, 2020. These improvements in the labor market reflected the continued resumption of economic activity that had been curtailed in March and April due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) […]