January 2019 Statewide Rate Continues Consecutive Run of Record Low Unemployment
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee and Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Jeff McCord announced Thursday a preliminarily statewide unemployment rate of 3.3 percent for January 2019.
The seasonally adjusted rate for January mirrors the December 2018 unemployment rate of 3.3 percent, which was revised down 0.3 of a percentage point from the month’s preliminary rate of 3.6 percent.
Tennessee has now had a statewide unemployment rate of 3.3 percent for the last four consecutive months.