Saturday, July 23, 2011

Tennessee Unemployment Rate: June

Here is a quick look at Tennessee’s unemployment rate:
NASHVILLE — Tennessee's unemployment rate in June increased to 9.8 percent, up 0.1 percent from the May figure.
State Labor Commissioner Karla Davis said Thursday that the higher rate is a result of a "decline in employment combined with a slight expansion in the labor force."
The county-by-county numbers usually trickle out shortly after these state-by-state numbers.