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2002 Media Releases

DECEMBER 2002

12/31/02   Commissioner Announces Streamlining of Telephone System
12/27/02   November 2002 Unemployment Figures - County
12/16/02   Veterans Employment Representative Available at Macon County Career Center
12/16/02   Veterans Employment Representative Available at Sumner County Career Center
12/03/02   Titans Coach Jeff Fisher Helps Tennessee's Unemployed

NOVEMBER 2002

11/25/02   Telephone Unemployment Claims Process Expands to 6 More Middle Tennessee Counties
11/21/02   October 2002 Unemployment Figures - County
11/14/02   Disaster Unemployment Assistance Available
11/08/02   Media Advisory: Department to Receive Veterans Award from Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao
11/06/02   PT Expo to be Held in Nashville

OCTOBER 2002

10/17/02   September 2002 Unemployment Figures - State
10/15/02   Madison Office to be Closed
10/11/02   Trico Industries Recognized for Outstanding Safety and Health Program
10/10/02   Media Advisory: Safety and Health Acheivement Recognition Program (SHARP) Award to be Presented to Trico Industries, Inc.
10/01/02   New GED Testing Requirements Announced
10/01/02   Olin Chlor-Alkali Products Receives Volunteer STAR Award

SEPTEMBER 2002

09/27/02   Media Advisory: Volunteer Safety Through Accountability and Recognition (STAR) Award to be Presented to Olin Chlor-Alkali Products
09/26/02  August 2002 Unemployment Figures - County
09/19/02  August 2002 Unemployment Figures - State

AUGUST 2002

08/27/02   Governor's Award of Excellence Presented to Process Techology, Inc.
0827/02    Governor's Award of Excellence Presented to Precious Metals Corporation
08/27/02   Governor's Award of Excellence Presented to CHC Services, Inc.
08/27/02   Governor's Award of Excellence Presented to HVAC, Inc.
08/27/02   Governor's Award of Excellence Presented to Jockey International
08/22/02   July 2002 Unemployment Figures - County
08/21/02   Johnson City Welder Invited by President Bush to be Part of a Panel on Economic Recovery & Job Creation
08/15/02   July 2002 Unemployment Figures - State
08/10/02   Telephone Unemployment Claim Process to be Expanded to Sumner, Robertson, and Macon County
08/01/02   Commissioner Mark Reineke Names Jon Moffett Deputy Commissioner

JULY 2002

07/25/02   June 2002 Unemployment Figures - County
07/22/02   Governor Declares Safety & Health Week During 25th Annual Tennessee Safety & Health Congress & Exposition
07/18/02   Media Advisory: 25th Annual Tennessee Safety & Health Congress & Exposition
07/18/02   June 2002 Unemployment Figures - State
07/11/02   TRA Approved for Ameristeel Corporation

JUNE 2002

06/27/02   May 2002 Unemployment Figures - County
06/11/02   May 2002 Unemployment Figures - State
06/11/02   TRA Approved for Rivoli Mills, Chattanooga
06/11/02   TRA Approved for Boeing, Oak Ridge
06/07/02   A.O. Smith Electrical Products Company to Receive Award for Workplace Safety and Health
06/06/02   Camden Office to Relocate
06/06/02   McMinnville Company Honored for Workplace Safety and Health 2 Years in a Row
06/06/02   TRA Approved for National Mills

MAY 2002

05/24/02   Knoxville Ground Breaking
05/23/02   Media Advisory: Knoxville Ground Breaking
05/23/02   April 2002 Unemployment Figures - County
05/21/02   Camden Office Relocation
05/17/02   Sevierville Office to be Closed Temprarily for Renovation
05/16/02   April 2002 Unemployment Figures - State
05/13/02   Northeast Tennessee Career Center Featured as One of the Top One-Stop Facilities in the Southeast
05/10/02   Johnson County Career Center Holds Open House
05/10/02   Public Meeting Notice - Workforce Development Board Meeting

APRIL 2002

04/25/02   March 2002 Unemployment Figures - County
04/19/02   TRW Automotive Approved for TRA
04/19/02   Camden Office to be Temporarily Closed
04/18/02   March 2002 Unemployment Figures - State
04/18/02   Federal Grant Announced to Help Dislocated Workers in East Tennessee
04/16/02   Media Advisory: Federal Grant to be Announced to Help Dislocated Workers in East Tennessee
04/15/02   Grand Opening of Robertson County Career Center
04/10/02   Telecommuting/Teleworking Project Announced
04/10/02   Media Advisory: Grand Opening of Robertson County Career Center Announced
04/09/02   Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) Available for Several Counties in Tennessee
04/08/02   Memphis Office to be Closed for Renovations
04/05/02   Media Advisory: Telecommuting/Teleworking Project

MARCH 2002

03/28/02   February 2002 Unemployment Figures - County
03/28/02   Dandridge Office to be Closed Temporarily
03/21/02   February 2002 Unemployment Figures - State
03/21/02   Aerostructures Corporation Named 2000th Business to Join Drug-Free Workplace Program
03/19/02   Project Paycheck to be Held in Nashville
03/18/02   Media Advisory: Aerostructures Corporation to be Named 2000th Business in Drug-Free Workplace Program
03/14/02   TRA Approved for Asarco, Inc.
03/08/02   Senate Approves Legislation Extending Unemployment Insurance Benefits
03/08/02   Department of Labor and Workforce Development Names New Director of Public Affairs
03/06/02   TRA Approved for Arnold Engineering
03/06/02   TRA Approved for A.O. Smith Electrical Products Company
03/01/02   TOSHA Sending 15 Workers toNew York to Help With World Trade Center Clean Up Efforts

FEBRUARY
2002

02/28/02  Grand Opening Held for Campbell County Career Center
02/28/02  January 2002 Unemployment Figures - County
02/27/02  Media Advisory: Grand Opening of Campbell County Career Center Announced
02/27/02   Marvin Windows and Doors of Tennessee Receives STAR Award
02/22/02   Marvin Windows to Receive STAR Award
02/21/02   January 2002 Unemployment Figures - State
02/21/02   Availability of Grant Funds for Adult Education Providers Announced
02/15/02   Knoxville Unemployment Insurance Office to be Closed for Relocation
02/15/02   TRA Approved for Athens Furniture
02/14/02   Updated Wage Information Now Available on Department's Web Site
02/07/02   TRA Approved for Del-Met Corporation
02/06/02   Greeneville-Greene County Personnel Association to Hold Meeting
02/05/02   TRA Approved for Wabash National, L.P.
02/05/02   United States Bronze Powders, Inc. Recognized for Outstanding Safety and Health Program
02/05/02   Tindell's Recognized for Outstanding Safety and Health Program
02/01/02   Genlyte Thomas Thanks Department of Labor & Workforce Development for Assistance
0/201/02   Single Form to be Used for Workers' Compensation First Report of Injury and TOSHA's Occupational Safety and Health Administration Reporting

JANUARY 2002

01/25/02   Governor Sundquist Announces Grand Opening of West Tennessee Career Center in Paris
01/24/02   December 2001 Unemployment Figures - County
01/22/02   TRA Approved for WSW of Sharon
01/18/02   Grand Opening of new West Tennessee Career Center to be Held in Paris
01/17/02   December 2001 Unemployment Figures - State
01/16/02   Mark Reineke Appointed Deputy Commissioner
01/14/02   Hohenwald Office to Relocate
01/09/02   TRA Approved for Fedders
01/08/02   TOSHA Conducts Consultation Visits During 2001 to Make Workplaces Safer Across Tennessee