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2008 Media Releases

DECEMBER

12/23/08   November 2008 County Unemployment Rates
12/18/08   November Unemployment Rate 6.9 Percent
12/12/08   Chattanooga Career Center Gets New Home
12/08/08   Thyssenkrupp Elevator Wins State Award for Worker Training
12/05/08   Governor Awards Marshall and Maury Co. Companies Job Training Grants
12/05/08   Governor Awards Hamilton Co. Company Job Training Grant
12/05/08   Governor Awards White Co. Company Job Training Grant
12/05/08   Governor Awards Montgomery Co. Company Job Training Grant
12/05/08   Governor Awards Anderson Co. Company Job Training Grant
12/05/08   Governor Awards Hamblen Co. Company Job Training Grant
12/05/08   Governor Awards Lawrence Co. Company Job Training Grant
12/05/08   Governor Awards Giles Co. Company Job Training Grant
12/05/08   Governor Awards Rutherford Co. Company Job Training Grant
12/05/08   Governor Awards Shelby Co. Company Job Training Grant
12/05/08   Governor Awards Sevier Co. Company Job Training Grant
12/05/08   Governor Awards Cocke Co. Company Job Training Grant
12/05/08   Governor Awards $381,562 in Job Training Grants Across State

NOVEMBER

11/26/08   October 2008 County Unemployment Rates
11/25/08   Second Extension of Unemployment Benefits Approved
11/20/08   October Unemployment Rate 7.0 Percent
11/19/08   State Honors Breast Cancer Survivors
11/06/08   Labor Commissioner James Neeley to Speak at Employer Forum
11/04/08   Kennametal Inc. Receives Governor's Safety Award
11/03/08   Governor Bredesen Proclaims November "Hire Vets First" Month

OCTOBER

10/31/08   Tennessee OSHA Puts Special Emphasis on "The Silent Killer"
10/28/08   Pfizer, Inc. Memphis Logistics Center Receives Volunteer Star Safety Award
10/23/08   September 2008 County Unemployment Rates
10/16/08   September Unemployment Rate 7.2 Percent
10/15/08   Governor Awards Hawkins Co. Company Job Training Grant
10/15/08   Governor Awards Grainger Co. Company Job Training Grant
10/15/08   Governor Awards Union Co. Company Job Training Grant
10/15/08   Governor Awards Davidson Co. Company Job Training Grant
10/15/08   Governor Awards Knox Co. Company Job Training Grant
10/15/08   Governor Awards Clay Co. Company Job Training Grant
10/15/08   Governor Awards Montgomery Co. Company Job Training Grant
10/07/08   Employers Invited to Disability Forum
10/06/08   Governor Awards TBDN Tennessee Company Job Training Grant
10/06/08   Governor Awards Queen City Metals Job Training Grant
10/06/08   Governor Awards Nukote International Job Training Grant
10/06/08   Governor Awards Metal Products Company Job Training Grant
10/06/08   Governor Awards Jones Exhaust Systems Job Training Grant
10/06/08   Governor Awards Gastite Job Training Grant
10/06/08   Governor Awards Temple-Inland Job Training Grant
10/01/08   Tennessee OSHA Provides Workplace Safety Tips for National Fire Prevention Month

SEPTEMBER

09/25/08   August 2008 Unemployment Figures - County
09/25/08   Sherwin Williams Receives Volunteer STAR Safety Award
09/24/08   Governor Awards Pathfinder Therapeutics Job Training Grant
09/24/08   Governor Awards Epic Technologies Job Training Grant
09/24/08   Governor Awards American Home Shield Job Training Grant
09/24/08   Governor Awards Sanderson Pipe Job Training Grant
09/24/08   Governor Awards Servpro Industries Job Training Grant
09/24/08   Governor Awards Metal Systems Job Training Grant
09/24/08   Governor Awards ClearTrack Information Network Job Training Grant
09/24/08   Governor Awards TruckPro Job Training Grant
09/24/08   Governor Awards Stewart County Emergency Medical Services Job Training Grant
09/24/08   Governor Awards Saralee-Newbern Job Training Grant
09/24/08   Governor Awards Millennium Materials Job Training Grant
09/24/08   Governor Awards Iron Workers J.A.T.C Local Union 704 Apprenticeship Grant
09/24/08   Governor Awards Howmet Casting Job Training Grant
09/24/08   Governor Awards Columbian TecTank Job Training Grant
09/22/08   Media Advisory: Sherwin Williams to Receive Volunteer STAR Safety Award
09/18/08   August 2008 Unemployment Figures - State
09/09/08   Governor Awards NN Job Training Grant
09/09/08   Governor Awards Mountain State Health Alliance Job Training Grant
09/09/08   Governor Awards Havco Wood Products Job Training Grant
09/09/08   Governor Awards Edwards and Associates Job Training Grant
09/09/08   Governor Awards Domtar Paper Company Job Training Grant
09/09/08   Governor Awards Dienamic Tooling Systems Job Training Grant
09/09/08   Governor Awards Bristol Surgical Associates Job Training Grant
09/09/08   Governor Awards A.O. Smith Corporation and American Water Heater Job Training Grants
09/03/08   Governor Awards S.M. Lawrence Company Job Training Grant
09/03/08   Governor Awards PlayCore, Inc. and St. Barnabus Senior Living Services Job Training Grants
09/03/08   Governor Awards Johnson Electric APG NA Job Training Grant
09/03/08   Governor Awards Ingram Book Group Job Training Grant
09/03/08   Governor Awards Design Team Sign Company and C & H Manufacturing Job Training Grants
09/03/08   Governor Awards Delta Faucet Company Job Training Grant
09/03/08   Governor Awards Chattanooga Electrical JATC Job Training Grant
09/03/08   Governor Awards Chota Community Health Services Job Training Grant
09/03/08   Governor Awards MCM Corporation Job Training Grant
09/03/08   Governor Awards Matix Corporation Job Training Grant
09/03/08   Governor Awards Carton Service-Packaging Insights, Aisin Automotive Casting Tennessee and SL-Tennessee Job Training Grants
09/03/08   Frito-Lay Chattanooga Distribution Center Receives Volunteer STAR Safety Award

AUGUST

08/29/08   Media Advisory: Frito-Lay Chattanooga Distribution Center to Receive Volunteer STAR Safety Award
08/26/08   Energy Solutions-Bear Creek Operations Receives Volunteer STAR Safety Award
08/22/08   Media Advisory: Energy Solutions-Bear Creek Operations to Receive Volunteer STAR Safety Award
08/22/08   Governor Awards B&W Y-12 Job Training Grant
08/22/08   Governor Awards SunTrust Bank Job Training Grant
08/22/08   Governor Awards Parthenon Metal Works Job Training Grant
08/22/08   Governor Awards John Deere Power Products Job Training Grant
08/22/08   Governor Awards American Appliance Products Job Training Grant
08/22/08   Governor Awards Humphreys County Nursing Home Job Training Grant
08/22/08   Governor Awards FedEx Freight Job Training Grant
08/22/08   Governor Awards Dynametal Technologies Job Training Grant
08/22/08   Governor Awards Card-Monroe Corporation Job Training Grant
08/21/08   July 2008 Unemployment Figures - County
08/21/08   Governor Awards Phillips Professional Luminaires North America Job Training Grant
08/21/08   Governor Awards ImagePoint Job Training Grant
08/21/08   Governor Awards Volvo Penta Marine Products Job Training Grant
08/21/08   Governor Awards Tennessee Bun Company Job Training Grant
08/21/08   Governor Awards MGM Industries and Unipres USA Job Training Grant
08/21/08   Governor Awards Flexible Whips Job Training Grant
08/21/08   Governor Awards Replogle Enterprises Job Training Grant
08/14/08   July 2008 Unemployment Figures - State
08/06/08   Governor Awards Seymour Tubing Job Training Grant
08/06/08   Governor Awards McKee Foods Corporation Job Training Grant
08/06/08   Governor Awards Hutchinson FTS Job Training Grant
08/06/08   Governor Awards Cormetech Job Training Grant
08/06/08   Governor Awards Suburban Manufacturing Job Training Grant
08/06/08   Governor Awards PepsiAmericas Job Training Grant
08/06/08   Governor Awards KA Display Soluntions Job Training Grant
08/05/08   Denso Manufacturing Athens Tennessee Receives Commissioner's Award of Excellence
08/04/08   Apprenticeship Presentation Offered

JULY

07/24/08   June 2008 Unemployment Figures - County
07/22/08   Flexial Corporation Receives Workplace Safety Award
07/17/08   Performance Pipe Receives Governor's Award of Excellence
07/17/08   Georgia Pacific Receives Governor's Award of Excellence
07/17/08   Nemak Tennessee Receives Commissioner's Award of Excellence
07/17/08   Eaton Aeroquip Receives Commissioner's Award of Excellence
07/17/08   Cummins Filtration Receives Commissioner's Award of Excellence
07/17/08   Perdue Farms Receives Commissioner's Award of Excellence
07/17/08   June 2008 Unemployment Figures - State
07/14/08   Tennessee's Adult Education Warns of Phony GED Scams
07/11/08   Safety & Health Congress July 13-16 in Nashville
07/01/08   Extension of Unemployment Benefits Approved

JUNE

06/30/08   Whitson Lumber Receives Workplace Safety Award
06/26/08   Media Advisory: Whitson Lumber to Receive Workplace Safety Award
06/26/08   May 2008 Unemployment Figures - County
06/23/08   31st Annual Safety & Health Congress July 13-16 in Nashville
06/19/08   May 2008 Unemployment Figures - State
06/19/08   ITW Shippers Products Receives Governor's Safety Award
06/16/08   Media Advisory: ITW Shippers Products to Receive Governor's Award for Workplace Safety and Health
06/05/08   Summer Safety Reminder for Teen Workers

MAY 2008

05/29/08   Governor Awards Knoxville Heat and Frost Insulators J.A.C. Apprenticeship Grant
05/29/08   Governor Awards Knoxville Sheet Metal Union Apprenticeship Grant
05/29/08   Governor Awards Nashville Sheet Metal Union Apprenticeship Grant
05/29/08   Governor Awards Grant for Nurse Training in Dyer County
05/22/08   April 2008 Unemployment Figures - County
05/15/08   April 2008 Unemployment Figures - State

APRIL 2008

04/28/08   Governor Awards Training Grants to Satellite Med and Phoenix USA
04/24/08   March 2008 Unemployment Figures - County
04/17/08   March 2008 Unemployment Figures - State
04/15/08   Tennessee OSHA Works to Reduce Workplace Amputations
04/14/08   Innophos, Inc. Receives Commissioner's Award of Excellence
04/14/08   Baldor Dodge Reliance Receives Commissioner's Award of Excellence
04/14/08   Governor Awards Grant to Knoxville Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee
04/11/08   Media Advisory: Innophos, Inc. to Receive Commissioner's Award of Excellence
04/11/08   Media Advisory: Baldor Dodge Reliance to Receive Commissioner's Award of Excellence
04/07/08   A Career in Full Bloom Spring Career Fair

MARCH 2008

03/27/08   February 2008 Unemployment Figures - County
03/27/08   Osmose, Inc. Receives Volunteer STAR Safety Award
03/26/08   Firestone Industrial Products Receives Volunteer STAR Safety Award
03/25/08   East Tennessee Area Counties Now Able to File Unemployment Claims By Phone
03/24/08   Media Advisory: Osmose, Inc. to Receive Volunteer STAR Safety Award
03/24/08   Media Advisory: Firestone Industrial Products to Receive Volunteer STAR Safety Award
03/20/08   February 2008 Unemployment Figures - State
03/18/08   DuPont Receives Second Volunteer Star Safety Award
03/18/08   Governor Awards Dickson County Company Job Training Grant
03/18/08   Governor Awards Grant to Heat and Frost Insulators Apprenticeship
03/18/08   Governor Awards Hamilton County Apprenticeship Grant
03/18/08   Governor Awards Lawrence County Company Job Training Grant
03/18/08   Governor Awards Marshall County Daycare Job Training Grant
03/18/08   Governor Awards Maury County Company Job Training Grant
03/18/08   Governor Awards Stewart County Company Job Training Grant
03/17/08   Bredesen Announces One More Tennessee County Added for Disaster Unemployment Assistance
03/06/08   January 2008 Unemployment Figures - County
03/05/08   New Protective Equipment Standard Predicted to Prevent Thousands of Injuries

FEBRUARY 2008

02/28/08   January 2008 Unemployment Figures - State
02/22/08   Governor Awards Training Grant to Plumbers and Pipefitters Union
02/22/08   Governor Awards Training Grant to Sullivan County Employers
02/22/08   Governor Awards Training Grant to Rutherford County Employer
02/20/08   Bredesen Announces One More TN County Added for Disaster Unemployment Assistance
02/19/08   Tennessee Workplace Injury Rate Declines
02/14/08   Huber Engineered Woods, LLC, Receives Governor's Safety Award
02/14/08   Bechtel Jacobs Company, K-25/K-27 D&D Project in Oak Ridge Receives Governor's Safety Award
02/13/08   Bredesen Announces Eight More TN Counties Added for Disaster Unemployment Assistance
02/11/08   Program to Retrain Workers Helps Keep Jobs in Tennessee
02/11/08   Media Advisory: Bechtel Jacobs Company, K-25/K-27 D&D Project to Receive Workplace Safety Award
02/11/08   Media Advisory: Huber Engineered Woods, LLC, to Receive Workplace Safety Award
02/11/08   Governor Awards Training Grant to Gallaher and Associates and Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance
02/11/08   Governor Awards Training Grant to Clinch River Casting, Inc.
02/11/08   Governor Awards Training Grant to First National Bank
02/11/08   Governor Awards Training Grant to Carlex Glass Company
02/11/08   Governor Awards Training Grants to G2 Engineering and Management, Inc. and PolyOne/DH Compounding
02/08/08   TOSHA Urges Safety First in Tornado Clean-Up
02/08/08   Governor Bredesen Secures Disaster Unemployment Assistance for Storm Victims
02/06/08   Governor Awards Training Grant to Bayou Steel Corporation
02/06/08   Governor Awards Training Grant to Advanced Measurement Technology
02/06/08   Governor Awards Training Grant to M-TEK, Inc.
02/06/08   Governor Awards Training Grant to DTR Tennessee, Inc.
02/06/08   Governor Awards Training Grant to Marvin Windows
02/06/08   Governor Awards Training Grant to Heckethorn Manufacturing
02/06/08   Governor Awards Training Grant to Precision Coils, LLC
02/06/08   Governor Awards Training Grant to Easterline Defense Group
02/01/08   TOSHA 2008 Spring Seminars

JANUARY 2008

01/25/08   Commissioner Announces New Administrator
01/24/08   December 2007 Unemployment Figures - County
01/18/08   Fayetteville Career Center Closing
01/17/08   December 2007 Unemployment Figures - State
01/09/08   TOSHA Program Gets Global Award
01/09/08   Governor Awards Job Training Grant to Aerisyn, LLC
01/09/08   Governor Awards Job Training Grant to Kele, Inc.
01/09/08   Governor Awards Job Training Grant to Morrill Motors
01/09/08   Governor Awards Job Training Grant to Pepsi MidAmerica
01/09/08   Governor Awards Job Training Grant to TBDN Tennessee Company
01/09/08   Governor Awards Skills Grant to South Central Tennessee Workforce Alliance
01/07/08   Media Advisory: Congressman Jim Cooper to Visit Nashville Career Center