Project Labor Agreements
Adopted ABC model government-neutrality bill.
Only for highway contractors and subcontractors; $50,000.
Right to Work
Statute authorizes the Department of Transportation to enter into P3s to develop a tollway or toll facility, as well as mass transit projects and their associated facilities. Bridges, highways and tunnels are excluded. Unsolicited bids are allowed, but competing bids are accepted during a subsequent 90-day review process.
Workforce Development Incentives
Current labor supply satisfies 62.8% of peak labor demand.
State offered $99,264,821 in grants and incentives for workforce preparation and development in 2021.
Career and Technical Education
98% of CTE high school graduates are placed in colleges or careers.
Tennessee does recognize NCCER as an approved curriculum for CTE programs.
Job Growth Rate