Tennessee Unemployment Department
The department in this state that handles unemployment insurance is called Tennessee Labor and Workforce Development. If you have questions or issues about filing a new or weekly unemployment claim, they should be able to assist you. We provide the contact information for the Tennessee Unemployment Department below including the location, phone number and government website where you can find out how to file your claims, report fraud, find a job for employees and help businesses grow for employers. We also provide the information on how to file for TN unemployment online and file for unemployment over the phone.
If you lost your job at no fault of your own, then it is important to file your claim right away. You may file a claim for benefits the first day after becoming separated from employment or after your employer has significantly reduced your work hours. Information will be gathered from you as well as your separating employer and an agency determination will be based on whether you meet the eligibility requirements under state law. At the time of filing you will need information including your Social Security Number. Driver’s License Number, address, telephone Number, a valid email address. Tennessee Unemployment Insurance claimants receive their benefits via the Tennessee Automated Payment (TAP) debit card or direct deposit. To receive benefits by direct deposit, you’ll need to provide your bank routing number and account number and more. To see if you are eligible to receive these benefits and what additional information is needed when applying, find out how to file your Tennessee unemployment claim. As a reminder, unemployment insurance benefits are taxable. You must report any unemployment benefits you receive as part of your gross income on your taxes.
- Unemployment Department Location
Tennessee Labor and Workforce Development
220 French Landing Drive
Nashville, TN 37243
- Unemployment Claim Phone Number
It appears there is not an option to file a TN unemployment claim over the phone.
- Unempoyment Claim Online
The easist way to file your claim is through their online system. To file for TN unemployment online, click here.