Tennessee Finishes 2019 With Steady Unemployment Statewide
Tennessee ends 2019 with steady unemployment that continues to sit near record low levels, according to new data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development. The Volunteer State recorded a seasonally adjusted unemployment rate of three point three percent for the second consecutive month. The December rate is just a percentage point away from Tennessee’s all time low unemployment rate of three point two percent. Over the past year, nonfarm employment in Tennessee has jumped by more than 49 thousand jobs.