The Delta Regional Authority (DRA) recently announced a $1,500,000 investment into 11 organizations across the Mississippi River Delta region through the new Delta Workforce Grant Program.  The new program will help train the next generation of workforce, create jobs, and increase economic competitiveness throughout the Delta region by aligning workforce and economic development strategies, enhancing job training and re-employment opportunities, creating sustainable talent pipelines, and supporting workforce productivity through investments in innovative programming and technology. 

2019 apprenticeship proclamation

      On October 24, 2019, the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development released the September 2019 unemployment rates by county for the Northwest Tennessee Workforce Board region:

UI Rates Sept 2019

For more information please see the Department News Release.
        On September 26, 2019, the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development released the August 2019 unemployment rates by county for the Northwest Tennessee Workforce Board region:

UI Rates Aug 2019

For more information please see the Department News Release.

Northwest Tennessee Workforce Board held its Annual Meeting on Tuesday, August 27th. Along with naming Mr. Jon Dougherty of Amteck University as our Board Member of the Year, we recognized Margaret Prater with a Lifetime Achievement Award for her 36 years of service in workforce Development.

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(Above) Northwest TN Workforce Board Executive Director, Jennifer Bane, with Board Member of the Year, Jon Dougherty of Amteck University

        On August 22, 2019, the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development released the July 2019 unemployment rates by county for the Northwest Tennessee Workforce Board region:

UI Topper Julyui rates July 2019

For more information please see the Department News Release.
 
 
      On July 25, 2019, the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development released the June 2019 unemployment rates by county for the Northwest Tennessee Workforce Board region:

ui rates june 2019

 
For more information please see the Department News Release.
       On June 27, 2019, the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development released the May 2019 unemployment rates by county for the Northwest Tennessee Workforce Board region:

 

UI Rates May 2019

 
For more information please see the Department News Release.

 On May 23, 2019, the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development released the April 2019 unemployment rates by county. Below are the rates by county for the Northwest Tennessee Workforce Board region:

UI Rates Apr 2019

 
For more information please see the Department News Release.
 On April 25, 2019, the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development released the March 2019 unemployment rates by county. Below are the rates by county for the Northwest Tennessee Workforce Board region:
UI rates March 2019
 
For more information please see the Department News Release.

WORKlife top of flyerThe Northwest Tennessee Workforce Board and the American Job Centers of Northwest Tennessee are excited to announce #WORKlife, a new youth work experience program! The purpose of this new program is to assist young adults transitioning from high school to either work or postsecondary education.