Since March Unemployment Office Failed to Meet Federal Standard

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Governor Bill Lee speaking in front of Nashville General Hospital at the unveiling of two emergency COVID-19 wards on June 5. & NASHVILLE, TN – Latest figures from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics show Tennessee failed to meet the federal payment standard in March, April, and May. “We have consistently exceeded the requirement of the federal government on the days it takes to pay a claim. The requirement is 87% of claims being paid within 21 days or less and we have exceeded that throughout the pandemic,” Lee told reporters on June 5. That could be true if you don’t count the thousa...