NASHVILLE — Tennessee’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped from 3.7 percent to 3.6 percent in November.
That brought the state slightly below the national unemployment rate, which held steady at 3.7 percent for the third consecutive month. According to the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development, each of Tennessee’s 95 counties experienced lower unemployment in November.
Shelby County’s unemployment rate was 3.9 percent, down from 4.4 cent.
While Lauderdale County had the highest jobless rate in November at 5.8 percent that figure was still a percentage point lower than October.