LAWRENCEBURG, Tenn. (AP/WMOT) — Goodwill Career Solutions is sponsoring two Middle Tennessee job fairs Tuesday.
The fairs will be held in Lawrenceburg and Springfield beginning at 10 a.m.
In Lawrence County, where unemployment rates are among the state's highest, Goodwill is working with two employers to find workers in office administration, manufacturing, production, material handling and home-based health care.
In Robertson County, the fair is looking for home-based health caregivers.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee residents will continue to get federal extended unemployment benefits for at least another year.
The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development had warned late last month that the benefits were about to expire.
But the agency announced this week that they have been extended through Jan. 1, 2014.
Congress created the Emergency Unemployment Compensation program in 2008 to provide unemployment benefits to workers who had exhausted their state benefits. The legislation has been amended 10 times since it became effective.