The Tennessee Valley Authority will cut more than 10 percent of its staff positions this year as it shutters more coal plants and trims operations to bring the federal utility more in line with competitors’ staffing levels.
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Fast food restaurant Bojangles announced it will hold a job fair March 26 from 9 a.m.- 4 at The Hampton Inn West, 9128 Executive Park Drive in West Knoxville.
A Virginia company announced Thursday that it will open a call center in Alcoa and hire 300 employees.
More than 145,000 people work at one of the Knoxville area’s 100 largest employers. That’s almost 40 percent of the workforce in the Knoxville MSA — defined as Anderson, Blount, Knox, Loudon and Union counties, although our list also includes a few employers in Roane and Sevier counties.
Many Knoxville business leaders expect new year to bring growth, improved economy
Officials at the Knoxville Chamber said Tuesday that a Texas company will move its headquarters to Knox County and open a manufacturing facility, creating 240 jobs in the process.
Managers at Maremont Exhaust Products, a leading employer in the city of Loudon for decades, told workers this morning that the muffler-making facility will be closing in 30 days.
NASHVILLE — Gov. Bill Haslam’s administration has touted its ability to give taxpayers more bang for their buck when it comes to economic development by leveraging increasingly smaller grants for projects that promise more jobs than deals under previous governors.
The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development on Monday announced that Gerdau will expand into a vacant building in the WestBridge Business Park, near the intersection of Wescott Boulevard and Hardin Valley Road.
Alcoa Inc. plans a $275 million expansion of its Blount County operation that officials said will help insure the company remains a key player in the local economy for decades.