• Governor Awards Henderson Co. Company Job Training Grant

    Tuesday, October 10, 2006 | 7:00pm

    VOLVO PENTA MARINE PRODUCTS, LLC AWARDED $41,823

    NASHVILLE – Governor Phil Bredesen and Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner James Neeley have awarded $41,823 to Volvo Penta Marine Products, LLC in Lexington, Tennessee, for incumbent worker training. More than $3 million in Incumbent Worker Training Grants was awarded in fiscal year 2005-06 benefiting almost 15,000 Tennessee workers who retained their jobs and received skill upgrades.

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  • Governor Awards Madison Co. Company Job Training Grant

    Tuesday, October 10, 2006 | 7:00pm

    WHIRLPOOL JACKSON DISHWASHING PRODUCTS AWARDED $31,013

    NASHVILLE – Governor Phil Bredesen and Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner James Neeley have awarded $31,013 to Whirlpool Jackson Dishwashing Products in Jackson, Tennessee, for incumbent worker training. More than $3 million in Incumbent Worker Training Grants was awarded in fiscal year 2005-06 benefiting almost 15,000 Tennessee workers who retained their jobs and received skill upgrades.

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  • Governor Awards Loudon Co. Companies Job Training Grants

    Tuesday, October 10, 2006 | 7:00pm

    ASTEC UNDERGROUND AND KIMBERLY-CLARK CORPORATION AWARDED

    NASHVILLE – Governor Phil Bredesen and Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner James Neeley have awarded $31,835 to Astec Underground, and $17,566 to Kimberly-Clark Corporation, both of Loudon, Tennessee, for incumbent worker training. More than $3 million in Incumbent Worker Training Grants was awarded in fiscal year 2005-06 benefiting almost 15,000 Tennessee workers who retained their jobs and received skill upgrades.

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  • Governor Awards Coffee Co. Company Job Training Grant

    Tuesday, October 10, 2006 | 7:00pm

    MICRO CRAFT, INC. AWARDED $49,788

    NASHVILLE – Governor Phil Bredesen and Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner James Neeley have awarded $49,788 to Micro Craft, Inc. in Tullahoma, Tennessee, for incumbent worker training. More than $3 million in Incumbent Worker Training Grants was awarded in fiscal year 2005-06 benefiting almost 15,000 Tennessee workers who retained their jobs and received skill upgrades.

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  • Governor Awards Rutherford Co. Company Job Training Grant

    Tuesday, October 10, 2006 | 7:00pm

    INGRAM BOOK GROUP AWARDED $14,000

    NASHVILLE – Governor Phil Bredesen and Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner James Neeley have awarded $14,000 to Ingram Book Group in LaVergne, Tennessee, for incumbent worker training. More than $3 million in Incumbent Worker Training Grants was awarded in fiscal year 2005-06 benefiting almost 15,000 Tennessee workers who retained their jobs and received skill upgrades.

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  • Governor Awards Knox Co. Company Job Training Grant

    Tuesday, October 10, 2006 | 7:00pm

    BUSH BROTHERS AND COMPANY AWARDED $50,000

    NASHVILLE – Governor Phil Bredesen and Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner James Neeley have awarded $50,000 to Bush Brothers & Company in Knoxville, Tennessee. More than $3 million in Incumbent Worker Training Grants was awarded in fiscal year 2005-06 benefiting almost 15,000 Tennessee workers who retained their jobs and received skill upgrades.

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  • Governor Awards Roane Co. Companies Job Training Grants

    Tuesday, October 10, 2006 | 7:00pm

    TWO COMPANIES AWARDED MORE THAN $19,000

    NASHVILLE – Governor Phil Bredesen and Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner James Neeley have awarded $11,273 to Sunbridge in Harriman, and $8,000 to Chase Scientific Instruments in Rockwood, Tennessee. More than $3 million in Incumbent Worker Training Grants was awarded in fiscal year 2005-06 benefiting almost 15,000 Tennessee workers who retained their jobs and received skill upgrades.

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  • Governor Awards Campbell Co. Company Job Training Grant

    Tuesday, October 10, 2006 | 7:00pm

    SUNBRIDGE CARE AND REHABILITATION AWARDED $11,413

    NASHVILLE – Governor Phil Bredesen and Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner James Neeley have awarded $11,413 to Sunbridge Care and Rehabilitation in LaFollette, Tennessee. More than $3 million in Incumbent Worker Training Grants was awarded in fiscal year 2005-06 benefiting almost 15,000 Tennessee workers who retained their jobs and received skill upgrades.

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  • Governor Awards Giles Co. Companies Job Training Grants

    Tuesday, October 10, 2006 | 7:00pm

    FIVE COMPANIES AWARDED CLOSE TO $123,000

    NASHVILLE – Governor Phil Bredesen and Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner James Neeley have awarded close to $123,000 to five companies in Ardmore, and Pulaski, Tennessee . The five companies are Tenneplas, Tennessee Stampings, LLC, Wolverine Tube, Inc., Bert-Co and Audio Enhancers, Inc. The grant amounts for each company are listed at the end of this release.

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  • Governor Awards Maury Co. Companies Job Training Grants

    Tuesday, October 10, 2006 | 7:00pm

    TWO COMPANIES AWARDED MORE THAN $77,000

    NASHVILLE – Governor Phil Bredesen and Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner James Neeley have awarded more than $77,000 to two companies in Mt. Pleasant, Tennessee . The two companies are Smelter Service Corporation receiving $40,285 and Cowley Container Company receiving $36,784. More than $3 million in Incumbent Worker Training Grants was awarded in fiscal year 2005-06 benefiting almost 15,000 Tennessee workers who retained their jobs and received skill upgrades.

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  • New Career Center for Union City Dedicated

    Monday, October 09, 2006 | 7:00pm

    SPECIAL GUESTS INVITED TO RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY

    Nashville―Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner James Neeley and special guests attended a ribbon cutting ceremony held Friday, October 6, at the new Tennessee Career Center at Union City at 126 East Main, Suite C. The new center relocated from their previous location at 1418 Stad Avenue in late August. The new location features a state-of-the-art resource area with computers and a resource library. There is also a classroom available for training activities and for employers to utilize. The center offers employers free access to the center for interviewing and screening potential job applicants.

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  • Media Advisory: State Honors Employees Who Have Survived Breast Cancer

    Wednesday, October 04, 2006 | 7:00pm

    FIRST LADY ANDREA CONTE TO ATTEND CELEBRATION OF LIFE

    NASHVILLE — October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Tuesday, October 10, First Lady Andrea Conte will join officials across state government and several local television celebrities to honor state employees who have survived breast cancer. More than 100 survivors will be honored at an event that will take place at the Millennium Maxwell House Hotel in MetroCenter, Nashville.

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  • Media Advisory: Lucite International to Receive Workplace Safety Award

    Sunday, September 24, 2006 | 7:00pm

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    LUCITE INTERNATIONAL TO RECEIVE WORKPLACE SAFETY AWARD

    NASHVILLE — Lucite International in Memphis will receive the Volunteer STAR (Safety Through Accountability and Recognition) award on Tuesday, September 26, at 11:00 a.m. (CDT). The ceremony will take place at the facility located at 2665 Fite Road in Memphis. Lucite International – Fite Road manufactures methyl methacrylate monomers and Lucite ® cast acrylic.

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  • Governor Bredesen Proclaims Employ Older Worker Week

    Sunday, September 24, 2006 | 7:00pm

    ENNESSEE CAREER CENTERS TO HOLD OPEN HOUSES SEPTEMBER 29

    NASHVILLE — Governor Phil Bredesen has proclaimed September 24-30 “Employ Older Workers Week.” Tennessee Career Centers across the state will host an older workers open house on Friday, September 29, from 10:00 a.m. to noon. Workers age 40 and beyond will get a tour of the Tennessee Career Centers and learn about the services offered.

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