Policy: Labor

State taking mobile career centers to 34 counties


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee jobs officials are taking the state's Career Center services to more than 30 counties this spring and summer.

The Department of Labor and Workforce Development's three "Career Coaches" are mobile units that are staffed with state interviewers. The interviewers can help job applicants register for work, search for a job and follow up later.

Labor Commissioner Burns Phillips says the mobile units will go to counties with high unemployment rates.

To see a schedule of Career Coach visits, go to . Counties to be visited are Carroll, Claiborne, Clay, Cocke, Dickson, Fentress, Gibson, Grainger, Greene, Hancock, Haywood, Hickman, Houston, Humphreys, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Lewis, Marion, McNairy, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Obion, Perry, Pickett, Polk, Rhea, Scott, Sequatchie, Van Buren and Wayne.

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