construction http://wmot.org en Tenn. Sees Employment Gains Eighth Straight Month http://wmot.org/post/tenn-sees-employment-gains-eighth-straight-month <p style="line-height: 200%;"><span style="line-height: 200%; font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 14pt;">NASHVILLE, <span style="color: red;">Tenn</span>. (AP/WMOT) &mdash; Good news on the jobs front as Tennessee&rsquo;s March unemployment rate dipped just below 8 percent.<o:p></o:p></span></p> Fri, 20 Apr 2012 14:58:03 +0000 AP/WMOT 10000 at http://wmot.org Construction Employment on the Rise in Tennessee http://wmot.org/post/construction-employment-rise-tennessee <p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)&nbsp; --&nbsp; There are indications that construction in Tennessee is starting to rebound.</p><p>Unemployment in the construction trades fell in the state by an average of more than nine percent per month over the winter.</p><p>Bill Young is a spokesman for the 600 member Associated General Contractors of Tennessee.&nbsp; He says the AGC&rsquo;s member companies are now reporting an improved business climate.</p> Tue, 10 Apr 2012 16:44:10 +0000 Mike Osborne 9628 at http://wmot.org