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State Releases Local Unemployment Rates

Coffee County’s unemployment rate remained unchanged in July compared to the month before. But the jobless rate ticked up slightly in Franklin and Grundy Counties. The State Department of labor and Workforce Development says the Coffee County rate remained steady … Continue reading

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Jobless Rates up in Southern Middle Tennessee

The unemployment rate ticked up in Southern Middle Tennessee last month as students flooded the labor market and seasonal school related jobs ended. The State Department of Labor and Workforce Development says Coffee County’s jobless rate in June was 6%. … Continue reading

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Tennessee Jobless rate Falls to 5.8 Percent

Unemployment fell in Tennessee to the lowest level in more than eight years last month after employers in the state added 53,800 jobs over the past year. The Tennessee Labor and Workforce Development said today that the state’s jobless rate … Continue reading

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Tennessee Unemployment Drops to Lowest Rate in 7 Years

Tennessee’s unemployment rate has dropped to 6 percent, down from 6.3 percent in March and the lowest rate in seven years. The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development said it is the third consecutive monthly decline. The national rate … Continue reading

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Unemployment Rates in Tennessee

Unemployment rates across much of Southern Middle Tennessee jumped by around a full percentage point in January compared to December. The Coffee County jobless rate rose from 5.7 percent to 6.7 percent in January. Franklin County’s rate also up by … Continue reading

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Unemployment Rates Low in Coffee County

Unemployment rates in Coffee and Franklin County¬†are¬†among the lowest in the area for December. The Department of Labor and Workforce Development says the jobless rate stood at 5.6 percent in December in both counties. The Coffee County rate slipped by … Continue reading

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Tennessee’s Unemployment Rate Drops

Tennessee’s unemployment rate dropped in December, but the jobless rate here stubbornly remains above the national average. Unemployment dropped by 2/10ths a point to 6.6 percent last month compared to November. The national rate in December was 5.6 percent. All … Continue reading

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