Tennessee jobless rate climbs in May to 8.3 percent

Tennessee jobless rate climbs in May to 8.3 percent

June 20th, 2013 by Staff Report in Local - Breaking News

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The unemployment rate for May in Tennessee was 8.3 percent, a gain of three tenths of a percent from the April revised rate of 8 percent.

Tennessee Labor a Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips made the announcement.

The Tennessee rate was higher than the national rate of 7.6 percent.