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Division Contacts

*If you have questions about unemployment, please go to the Employment Security Division section below.
 
Employment Security Division
Unemployment Claims Center   
Ph: 1-877-813-0950



Linda Davis, Administrator
 
Appeals Operations
Automated Partial Claims
Benefit Charge Unit
Employer Services - Wage & Tax Reporting
Questions Concerning Unemployment Claim Click here
Separation Notices
Labor Market Information
Labor Research and Statistics (Fatal & Non-Fatal Injuries and Illnesses)
 
Communications, Constituent and Government Relations
Ph: 615-741-2257

Melinda Williams, Administrator
Jeff Hentschel, Communications Director

 

 

  • Media Inquiries Only
  • Media Releases
  • TN Employer Poster Packets
Download employer posters free of charge at www.tn.gov/labor-wfd/poster.shtml.
 
Workforce Services Division
Ph: 615-741-1031

Sterling van der Spuy, Administrator

 


  • Alien Labor Certification
  • Career Coaches/Re-Employment Services
  • Dislocated Workers/ Rapid Response
  • Field Operations
Mike.Daniel@tn.gov
  • Food Stamps Employment and Training
Paul.Hines@tn.gov
  • Senior Community Service Employment Program
  • Title V
  • Trade Act Assistance (TAA)
Robin.V.Wright@tn.gov
  • Veterans Services
Michael.Needel@tn.gov
  • WIA Fiscal
  • WIA Training Providers
  • WIA Youth Services
  • Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC)
 
Internal Audit
Ph: 615-741-6537

Chris Risher, Internal Audit
 
Adult Education Division
Ph: 615-741-7054

Marva Doremus, Administrator

 

 

  • GED Services
 
General Counsel
Ph: 615-741-6642

Stephanie K. Mitchell, General Counsel
Please contact by phone at
(615) 741-6642
 
TN Occupational Safety and Health Administration (TOSHA)
Ph: 615-741-2793


Steve Hawkins, Administrator

 

 

  • TOSHA (TN Occupational Safety and Health Administration)
  • TOSHA Review Commission
  • TOSHA Advisory Council
 
Workers' Compensation Division
Ph: 615-741-2395

Abbie Hudgens, Administrator
Jeff Francis, Assistant Administrator, Ph: 615-253-6269

 

 

  • Benefit Review Conferences
  • Disability Claims/Questions
  • Drug-Free Workplace Program
  • Employee Misclassification
  • Medical Fee Schedule
  • Second Injury Fund
  • Settlement Approvals
  • Uninsured Employers Fund
  • Utilization Review
  • WC Poster (Certificate of Compliance)
  • Workers' Compensation Claims
  • Workers' Compensation Forms
 

Workplace Regulations & Compliance Division
Ph: 615-741-1627


Kim Y. Jefferson, Administrator
Ph: 615-253-2741
Carolyn Sherrod, Executive Administrative Assistant
Ph: 615-532-2784

 

 

  • Boilers
    Ph: 615-741-6139
  • Elevators and Amusement Devices
    Ph: 615-741-0487
  • Mine Safety
    Ph: 423-566-9709
Labor Standards
 
  • Tennessee Lawful Employment
  • Non-Smoking
  • Illegal Aliens
Cathy.Pardue@tn.gov
  • Child Labor
Yvette.Amick@tn.gov
  • Prevailing Wage
  • Wage Regulations
Christina.Tugman@tn.gov