Tuesday, September 29, 2020

State/National

Census determines how dollars will be spent for the next decade

WASHINGTON - Next time you’re on your morning commute, merging on to a freeway or crossing a bridge, think of the decennial...

Economy grows 2.3% in 2019

WASHINGTON - Today, the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) released the fourth quarter and annual gross domestic product (GDP) numbers....

COVID-19: Families First Act provides Coronavirus-related credits

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Treasury Department, Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and the U.S. Department of Labor (Labor) announced that small and midsize employers...

FedEx Ground to pay $3.3 million to settle EEOC suit

Consent Decree requires accommodations for deaf and hard-of-hearing package handlers  PHILADELPHIA – FedEx Ground Package System, Inc. will pay $3.3...

Nursing homes request priority, funding from Congress

Nursing homes and assisted living communities ask for funding for testing, PPE supplies and workforce, and priority for vaccine distribution. Nursing homes received...

State’s unemployment rate makes history, again

By Amye Anderson UCBJ Managing Editor NASHVILLE – “Another record broken.” That’s the message the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development recently shared announcing the...