NASHVILLE — Nearly four years after the state closed Scott County’s full-time employment security office, local unemployed workers are once again being impacted by state cuts, which will this time leave the nearest career center a 90-minute drive away in Crossville.
The State Department of Labor & Workforce Development announced Friday that 34 career centers across the state will “permanently suspend job services” as part of a cost-saving measure.
Among the center closures will be Campbell County, which has served Scott County’s unemployed workers needing assistance with unemployment insurance benefit claims since 2009.To continue reading, please subscribe to the Independent Herald. If you are already a subscriber, email firstname.lastname@example.org to receive login credentials. If you are a subscriber who is logged in and believe you are seeing this message in error, please email email@example.com or call 423-569-6343.