Data shows additional drop in Tennessee unemployment rate

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — New data shows a third month of lower unemployment in Tennessee.

(Photo courtesy: Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development)

According to Department of Labor and Workforce Development data, preliminary data shows a drop from 4.9% in June, to 4.6% in August.

The department says this an over 3% drop from the unemployment rate in the state in August of 2020.

The department says job seekers can use to find work.

You can read the department’s full news release here.

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