May Jobs Report Falls Short Of Projections

Total Nonfarm Payroll Employment Increased By 559,000 In The U.S. In May, Short Of 650,000 Predicted By Economists, According To Data From The U.S. Department Of Labor.

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U.S. Senate Report Says Tennessee Economy Will Suffer From End Of Federal Unemployment Benefits

Critics Question A New Report From The U.S. Senate Joint Economic Committee That Says Tennessee Will Miss Out On $486 Million Going Into Its Local Economy When Gov. Bill Lee Ends The State’s Participation In The Federal Unemployment Pandemic Relief Program.

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How Many People Work For The Government In Tennessee?

Tennessee Has The 12th lowest Share Of All States For The Percentage Of The Workforce Employed By The Government. States With A Larger Than Typical Share Of Public Sector Workers Often Have Higher Than Average Government Spending On A Per Capita Basis — And Vise-versa. Tennessee Is No Exception.

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Tennessee Workers Fight for Religious Exemptions to COVID Vaccines

Individuals Working In Tennessee Have The Right To Ask For A Religious Exemption To Taking A COVID-19 Vaccine, But That Does Not Guarantee That The Exemption Will Be Granted By Employers.

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Red States Unite In Rejecting Federal Unemployment Benefits

Red States Around The Nation Are Rejecting Supplemental Federal Unemployment Benefits, Saying The $300 In Additional Weekly Pay On Top Of State Benefits Has Made It Nearly Impossible For Employers To Hire.

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Tennessee Invests $30M To Prepare Students For Work

The Tennessee Department Of Education Is Spending $30 Million In COVID-19 Relief To Help 21 School Districts Create New Paths To Employment For Students Through Its Innovative High School Models Program.

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Many Americans Hesitant About Continuing Federal Unemployment Benefits

Polling Data Shows A Slight Public Opinion Advantage For The Benefits Of Biden’s Newly Proposed Spending Packages, The Survey Also Found Americans Are Less Enthusiastic About Increased Federal Spending, Even To Help Americans Recovering From Covid-Related Economic Hardship.

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Federal Unemployment Benefits Face Congressional Scrutiny After States Turn Away Funds

Federal Supplemental Unemployment Payments Began As A Bipartisan Measure To Remedy The Hardships Of COVID-19 Last Year, But As Businesses Across The Country Struggle To Find Workers, It Is Turning Into A Political Battle.

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Spanish Auto Manufacturer To Locate New Operations In Chattanooga

Sesé industrial Services Has Announced They Will Open New Operations In Chattanooga. This Manufacturing Plant Will Assemble Axle Components For Volkswagen Chattanooga’s (VW) Electric Atlas And SUV.

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