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GM and LG Chem of Korea looking to Manufacture Electric Batteries in Tennessee

General Motors says it’s looking for a site to build a second U.S. battery factory with joint venture partner LG Chem of Korea. GM spokesman Dan Flores says the companies hope to have a decision on a site in the first half of the year. He would not say where the company is looking, but …

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More People Needing Jobs

The latest jobless numbers show unemployment increased in each of Tennessee’s counties during December 2020. Williamson County recorded December’s lowest unemployment rate among Tennessee’s 95 counties. Lake County had the state’s highest unemployment rate for the month at 10.6. Area Counties Nov./Dec.: Bedford-4.8/6.2 Cannon-4.1/5.3 Coffee-4.6/5.9 Franklin-4.4/5.4 Grundy-6.0/8.0 Lincoln-5.3/6.6 Moore-3.5/4.6 Rutherford-3.9/4.9 Warren-5.4/7.0

Tennessee Unemployment on the Rise

Statewide unemployment inched upwards during the final month of 2020, according to newly released data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD). The preliminary, seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for December 2020 is 6.4%, an increase of 1.2 percentage points from November’s revised rate of 5.2%. Tennessee’s latest jobless statistic remains below the …

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