Small Businesses Concerned As Job Openings Hit Record High

The Bureau Of Labor Statistics Released New Data Wednesday Showing That There Were 11.3 Million Open Jobs For The Month Of January, Another New Record High. That Figure Is More Than The Number Of Unemployed Americans, Showing That Many Businesses Are Having Trouble Finding And Keeping Workers.

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New Study Confirms That Federal Unemployment Benefits Kept Millions From Returning To Work

Increased Federal Benefits Last Year Perpetuated Unemployment And Kept Millions Of Americans From Returning To The Workforce, A New Study Released Wednesday Reports.

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Americans Less Concerned About Virus, More Concerned About Economy, Inflation

The Associated Press-NORC Center For Public Affairs Research Released New Polling Monday Showing That Only 37% Of Americans List Covid-19 As One Of Their Top Five Concerns That Government Should Work On, Compared To 68% Who Named An Economic Concern.

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Tennessee Unemployment Drops To Pre-Pandemic Levels

Tennessee’s Unemployment Rate Has Dropped To Its Lowest Level Since March 2020, The Last Month Before Covid-19 Business Closures Impacted Workers Across The State. According To New Data From The Department Of Labor And Workforce Development (TDLWD), Tennessee Recorded An Unemployment Rate Of 4% In November 2021.

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November Job Report Falls Short By Half, Unemployment Rate Declines

Republicans Lay The Blame For The Lackluster Job Creation At The Feet Of President Joe Biden And Argued The Economy Cannot Handle The Administration’s Proposed Federal Debt Spending Through The “Build Back Better” Plan.

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TN Benefited By Leaving Federal Unemployment Program Early, Report Says

Tennessee’s Unemployment Insurance Spending Dropped From $9.6 Million Per Day In April And Early May To $4.2 Million Per Day After The State Dropped Out Of The Federal Supplemental Pandemic Unemployment Program July 3, According To A New Report.

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