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    Governor Haslam honors 22 state employees for outstanding service.

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    • Unemployment Rates Drop in Every County Across Tennessee

      Thursday, May 24, 2018 | 01:42pm

      NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips today announced county unemployment rates decreased in all 95 counties across Tennessee in April and all counties are at or below 5 percent. “Our investments in education and workforce development are showing results in all corners of the state and to have such low unemployment rates in each county is great news for every Tennessean,” Haslam said. “Tennessee will lead in job recruitment because we are focused on developing a high quality workforce.”

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    • Tennessee's Unprecedented Low Unemployment Continues in April

      Thursday, May 17, 2018 | 01:44pm

      NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips today announced that Tennessee’s statewide unemployment rate for April was 3.4 percent, the third consecutive month the rate has held steady. The seasonally adjusted rate represents 0.6 of a percentage point decrease in unemployment compared to the same time period in 2017. April 2018 marks one year since Tennessee’s unemployment rate dropped to 4 percent for the first time in recent history. In May 2017 the rate dipped to 3.8 percent and has remained under that mark ever since. The state recorded an all-time low unemployment rate of 3.3 percent in September of last year. That figure is just 0.1 of a percentage point lower than the latest rate.

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    Schedule

    • Memorial Day ceremony

      May 25, 2018
      10:30 am CDT

      War Memorial Plaza, across from State Capitol, 600 Charlotte Ave., Nashville, TN

      MEDIA – Open