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Fast Facts

UC unemployment rates steadily climb 

By Amye Anderson UCBJ Managing Editor UPPER CUMBERLAND – While still below the rates reported for the same period in 2017, the January 2018 unemployment rates...

State’s low unemployment rate continues into 2018

January 2018 Statewide Unemployment Rate is More than a Percentage Point Lower than 2017 NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Labor and Workforce Development...

Sales tax collections continue to lag behind state

By Amye Anderson UCBJ Managing Editor UPPER CUMBERLAND – December was a less than stellar month for sales tax collections in the Upper Cumberland, with many...

UC unemployment dips in December

By Amye Anderson UCBJ Managing Editor UPPER CUMBERLAND – As Tennessee’s overall unemployment rate continues to hover at 3.1 percent, making it the eighth-lowest rate in...

State closes 2017 with 3.2 percent jobless rate

By Amye Anderson UCBJ Managing Editor NASHVILLE – Tennessee closed out 2017 with more than 28,000 new jobs added statewide and a December unemployment rate of...

UC sales tax numbers lag behind state

By Amye Anderson UCBJ Managing Editor UPPER CUMBERLAND – A few Upper Cumberland counties reported double-digit state sales tax gains in October but, overall, collections...