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  • Bureau of Workers' Compensation Celebrates 100 Years of Service

    Tuesday, May 21, 2019 | 08:30am

    NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) marks a century of progress at its annual educational conference in Murfreesboro which begins Wednesday, June 12. To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the passage of the first workers’ compensation bill in Tennessee, BWC will host a gala at the Embassy Suites in Murfreesboro.

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  • March 2019 County Unemployment Rates Continue to Stay Low

    Thursday, April 25, 2019 | 01:30pm

    NASHVILLE – Eighty of Tennessee’s 95 counties recorded an unemployment rate in March 2019 that is lower compared to the same time last year according to newly released data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD). Also, in the year-to-year comparison, the rates in nine counties held steady, while six counties saw increases.

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  • Statement From TN Bureau of Workers' Compensation

    Monday, April 01, 2019 | 12:43pm

    Abbie Hudgens, Administrator for the Tennessee Bureau of Workers' Compensation, announces today that the rules for the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Bureau of Workers' Compensation will no longer be construed to limit the amounts air ambulance services can recover.

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  • TOSHA Co-Sponsors Community Safety Event in East Tennessee

    Tuesday, March 26, 2019 | 02:30pm

    NASHVILLE - Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Administration (TOSHA) once again has partnered with the organizers of Safety Fest TN to offer a free community event with more than 130 safety and health training classes, sessions, and demonstrations for businesses and residents.

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  • Tennessee's Unemployment Rate Hits Record Low in February

    Thursday, March 21, 2019 | 01:30pm

    NASHVILLE – The statewide unemployment rate in Tennessee dropped to a new historic low in February according to data released Thursday by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD). The seasonally adjusted rate of 3.2 percent is 0.1 of a percentage point lower than the previous historic low.

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  • Majority of Tennessee Counties See Unemployment Rates Drop

    Thursday, January 24, 2019 | 01:30pm

    NASHVILLE – More than three-quarters of Tennessee’s 95 counties experienced a drop in unemployment during December 2018 according to data released today by Gov. Bill Lee and Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Dr. Jeff McCord.

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  • Tennessee Employers Have an Opportunity to Get Paid

    Tuesday, January 22, 2019 | 09:00am

    NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) encourages Tennessee employers to take part in the Payment Audit Independent Determination program or PAID. This United States Department of Labor (USDOL) initiative gives employers the opportunity to avoid costly fines for wage and overtime violations.

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