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2001 Media Releases

12/27/01   November 2001 Unemployment Figures - County
12/20/01   November 2001 Unemployment Figures - State
12/19/01   Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development Wins the 2001 Tennessee Quality Commitment Award
12/07/01   TRA Approved for Americ Disc, Inc.
12/03/01   TRA Approved for KMA Manufacturing, Inc.

11/28/01   Tri-Went, Inc. Recognized for Their Outstanding Safety and Health Program
11/20/01   October 2001 Unemployment Figures - County
11/20/01   TRA Approved for Damy Industries
11/20/01   Public Meeting Notice - Tennessee's Workforce Development Board
11/15/01   October 2001 Unemployment Figures - State
11/08/01   Springfield Office to be Relocated
11/02/01   Brownsville Office to be Relocated
11/01/01   TRA Approved for VF Imagewear (West)
11/01/01   Professional/Technical Career Expo to be Held at Nashville State Technical Institute

10/26/01   TRA Approved for Lobelson-McCabe, Inc.
10/26/01   Department of Labor & Workforce Development Donates Check to American Red Cross Liberty Fund
10/25/01   September 2001 Unemployment Figures - County
10/24/01   Job Fair to be Held in Coffee County
10/24/01   Grand Opening Held for Williamson County Career Center
10/22/01   PSA-Professional/Technical Career Expo
10/18/01   September 2001 Unemployment Figures - State
10/18/01   Grand Opening Held for Rutherford County Career Center
10/16/01   Departments of Labor & Workforce Development and Economic & Community Development to Host Regional Employer Seminar
10/12/01   Grand Opening Held for Loudon County Career Center
10/12/01   TRA Approved for 411 Warehouse Corporation
10/10/01   Federal Funds Awarded to Local Workforce Investment Area 12 to Assist Dislocated Workers from Dyersburg Frabics
10/09/01   Eastman Chemical Company Receives Recertification of STAR Award
10/09/01   Sparta Office to be Relocated
10/08/01   Camden Lions Club to Host Mark Chandler as Guest Speaker
10/03/01   Eastman Chemical Company to Receive Recertification of the Volunteer Safety Through Accountability and Recognition (STAR) Award

09/27/01   August 2001 Unemployment Figures - County
09/20/01   August 2001 Unemployment Figures - State
09/11/01   Cut-off Date Announced for Disaster Unemployment Assistance
09/11/01   Seventh Annual Volunteer State Community College Job Expo to be Held

08/30/01   Commissioner Announces Unemployment Benefit Claims to be Filed by Telephone in Nashville/Davidson County
08/29/01   Disaster Unemployment Assistance Available
08/23/01   July 2001 Unemployment Figures - County
08/21/01   Ontario Die Receives Recertification of SHARP Award
08/21/01   Grand Opening to be Held for Tennessee Career Center in Roane County
08/16/01   July 2001 Unemployment Figures - State
08/15/01   Ontario Die Scheduled  to Receive Recertification of SHARP Award
08/13/01   TRA Petition Approved for Nukote International, Inc.
08/13/01   Century Steps, Inc. Recognized for Outstanding Safety and Health Program
08/13/01   Jameson Gibson Construction Recognized for Outstanding Safety and Health Program
08/13/01   Osmose, Inc. Recognized for Outstanding Safety and Health Program
08/13/01   Polyone Elastomers and Performance Additives Recognized for Outstanding Safety and Health Program
08/13/01   Standard Maintenance, LLC, Recognized for Outstanding Safety and Health Program
08/13/01   GED Testing to Undergo Complete Facelift
08/13/01   Grand Opening Held for Southeast Tennessee Career Center
08/03/01   Aeroquip-Inoac Company Receives STAR Award
08/03/01   Lenoir City Office to Relocate

JULY 2001
07/30/01   TRA Petition Approved for Thermal Corporation
07/30/01   STAR Award to be Presented to Aeroquip-Inoac Company
07/26/01   June 2001 Unemployment Figures - County
07/25/01   TRA Petition Approved for Southern Glove
07/19/01   June 2001 Unemployment Figures - State
07/09/01   24th Annual Tennessee Safety and Health Congress to be Held
07/05/01   Oak Ridge Office to Relocate
07/05/01   Area Employers Invited to New Affiliate Site in Paris, Tenessee
07/03/01   Lexington Office to be Temporarily Closed for Refurbishing
07/03/01   Trade Adjustment Assistance Approved for Thomasville Furniture Industries

JUNE 2001
06/29/01   Governor Sundquist Announces Grand Opening of the Fayette County Career Center
06/26/01   Annual Southern Association of Workers' Compensation Administrators (SAWCA) Conference to be Held
06/21/01   May 2001 Unemployment Figures - County
06/21/01   Safe Jobs for Youth Month
06/14/01   May 2001 Unemployment Figures - State
06/07/01   TRA Petition Approved for Carlisle Tire & Wheel
06/07/01   TRA Petition Approved for Stitches, Inc.
06/06/01   TRA Petition Approved for Universal Furniture Company
06/01/01   Commissioner Magill Announces "The Source", Tennessee's Official Information Guide for Job Seekers and Employers, Now Available on Internet

MAY 2001
05/24/01   April 2001 Unemployment Figures - County
05/23/01   Workforce Development Board to Meet in June
05/21/01   Governor Sundquist Announces Grand Opening of the Sumner County Career Center
05/18/01   Carthage Office to Reopen with New Location
05/11/01   April 2001 Unemployment Figures - State
05/11/01   TRA Petition Approved for Beltex Corporation
05/09/01   Martin Toth Appointed New Chief Boiler Inspector for the Department of Labor and Workforce Development
05/08/01   Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) Award Recertification to be Presented to Fastec Industrial Corporation

APRIL 2001
04/26/01   March 2001 Unemployment Figures - County
04/25/01   Cassemco Recognized For Their Outstanding Safety and Health Program
04/20/01   Governor Sundquist Announces Grand Opening of Northwest Tennessee Career Center
04/20/01   Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development to Hold Open House at Union City Office
04/19/01   March 2001 Unemployment Figures - State
04/06/01   Graduation Exercises Held in Decatur County for Making It Happen Program Participants
04/06/01   Governor Sundquist Announces Grand Opening of Five Rivers Regional Career Center
04/05/01   Volunteer Safety Through Accountability and Recognition (STAR) Award Presented to Johnson Controls, Inc.

MARCH 2001
03/29/01   February 2001 Unemployment Figures - County
03/22/01   February 2001 Unemployment Figures - State
03/21/01   Project Paycheck Job Expo Held in Nashville
03/09/01   Fi-Shock, Inc. Recognized for their Outstanding Safety and Health Program
03/07/01   Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) approved for OshKosh B'Gosh
03/06/01   2000 Annual Averages Released

02/28/01   January 2001 Unemployment Figures - County
02/27/01   State Requests Public Comments on Changes to State's Workforce Investment Act State Plan
02/22/01   January 2001 Unemployment Figures - State
02/13/01   Comprehensive Wage Information Available Through Department of Labor & Workforce Development
02/07/01   Fourth Annual Education Edge Job Shadowing Day
02/05/01   Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development Announces America’s Workforce Network Toll-Free Help Line
02/01/01   Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development Wins the Tennessee Quality Interest Award

01/25/01   December 2000 Unemployment Figures - County
01/18/01   December 2000 Unemployment Figures - State