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Tennessee’s newly unemployed hit benefits site in droves

By JONATHAN MATTISE Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee's job losses are soaring in the coronavirus pandemic. New unemployment claims in Tennessee climbed to about...

New Weekly Unemployment Claims in Tennessee Increase By More Than 55 Thousand

There were 94,492 new unemployment claims in Tennessee last week according to new figures released by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce. This...

Tennessee Department of Human Services offers assistance to the recently unemployed

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) - The Tennessee Department of Human Services wants to help those who may be in financial trouble because of the Coronavirus. Restaurants,...

Tennessee Unemployment Numbers See Unprecedented Spike

The state of Tennessee experienced an unprecedented spike in new initial unemployment claims.

US jobless claims hit 3.3 million, quadruple previous record

A record-high number of people applied for unemployment benefits last week as layoffs engulfed the United States

Goldman Sachs: 2 million could apply for unemployment this week

Workers are losing their jobs at an unprecedented pace as the coronavirus shutters businesses and brings the economy to a sudden stop. That could...

Surge in unemployment claims is crashing government websites

As the coronavirus pandemic shuts down business across the county, a surge in newly laid off workers is crashing states' unemployment websites. In Ohio,...

Tennessee unemployment rate remained steady last month

The unemployment rate in Tennessee remained steady last month.

Low unemployment could mean seasonal hiring struggles

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) - As the holiday season approaches retailers and companies are beginning to hire temporary help, but low unemployment rates could hinder...

Alabama’s unemployment rate reaches historic low

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Alabama officials say the state's unemployment rate is at a historic low.
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