Department of Labor

Senate Minority LeaderĀ  Mitch McConnell of Kentucky has joined with several of his colleagues to introduce legislation to block the Department of Labor from enacting proposed regulations regarding youngsters working on farms. TheĀ  issue has drawn widespread concern among farm families and farm organizations across the country.

TN Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development

New guidelines issued by the U-S Department of Labor mean claimants will have to conduct documented work searches to continue receiving jobless benefits. Under terms of federal legislation enacted in February, claimants will also be required to meet face to face with state job service workers.