Unemployment Remains Low in Tennessee

Unemployment remained near record lows in Tennessee during September, according to new data released this week.

“The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for September came in at 3.4% and is just 0.2 of a percentage point away from Tennessee’s all-time low rate of 3.2%,” according to a press release from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD).

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Tennessee Reports Just Under 20,000 New Unemployment Claims Last Week

Tennessee saw 19,461 new unemployment claims for the week ending on July 25, according to the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD).

The number of new jobless claims dropped from 25,794 the week prior (ending July 18).

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Tennessee Sees Almost 26,000 People File Unemployment Benefits Last Week

Tennessee saw 25,794 more people file unemployment benefits last week as the coronavirus continues to impact the state’s economy, according to the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD).

The jobless claims for the week ending July 18 increased slightly from the 22,431 claims from the previous week.

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