Tennessee Government Agencies

1. Discrimination/Harassment
2. Safety & Health (workplace health & safety complaints and information)
3. Unemployment Insurance
4. Wage & Hour/Labor Standards Violations
5. Workers’ Compensation (for work related injuries and illness)

1. Discrimination/Harassment

For more information about filing a discrimination or harassment claim in Tennessee, see our page on filing a discrimination complaint: Tennessee

Discrimination/Harassment – State Agency

Tennessee Human Rights Commission (THRC)

General Information Statewide Phone: (800) 251-3589

Nashville Office: 312 Rosa L. Parks Ave. 23rd Floor Nashville, TN 37243 Phone: (615) 741-5825 Fax/3rd Floor: (615) 253-1886 Fax/4th Floor: (615) 532-2197 Toll-Free: 1-800-251-3589

Chattanooga Office: Krystal Building, Suite 503 100 West Martin Luther King Blvd Chattanooga, TN 37402 Phone: (423) 634-6837 Fax: (423) 634-6986

Memphis Office: One Commerce Square 40 South Main St 2nd Floor, Suite 200 Memphis, TN 38103 Phone: (901) 543-7389 Fax: (901) 543-6042

Knoxville Office: 7175 Strawberry Plains Pike Suite 201 Knoxville, TN 37914 Phone: (865) 594-6500 Fax: (865) 594-6178 Housing/Toll-Free: 1-800-325-9664

Agency Description/Mission: The Commission is an independent state agency charged with preventing and eradicating discrimination in employment, public accommodations, and housing. The Commission has cooperative agreements with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Discrimination/Harassment – Local Offices of Federal Agency (EEOC)

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

Memphis District Office 1407 Union Avenue Suite 521 Memphis, TN 38104 Phone: 1-800-669-4000 Fax:901-544-0111 TTY: 1-800-669-6820 Nashville Area Office 220 Athens Way Suite 350 Nashville, TN 37228-9940 Phone: 1-800-669-4000 Fax: 615-736-2107 TTY: 1-800-669-6820 ASL/Video: 844-234-5122

For more information about this agency, see the EEOC section of our page on federal agencies

2. Safety & Health (workplace health & safety complaints and information)

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development

Tennessee OSHA Central Office 220 French Landing Drive, Nashville, TN 37243 (615) 741-2793

Chattanooga Local Office 1301 Riverfront Pkwy, Suite 202 Chattanooga, TN 37402-2066 (423) 634-6424

Jackson Local Office 225 Martin Luther King Boulevard, Jackson, TN 38301 (731) 423-5640 Kingsport Local Office 1908 Bowater Drive, Kingsport, TN 37660 (423) 224-2042 Knoxville Local Office 2700 Middlebrook Pike, Suite 100, Knoxville, TN 37921 (865) 594-6180 Memphis Local Office 40 South Main St., Suite 500, Memphis, TN 38103 (901) 543-7259 Murfreesboro Local Office 1313 Old Fort Parkway, Murfreesboro, TN 37129 (615) 896-8809

Web Address: https://www.tn.gov/workforce/section/tosha

Agency Description/Mission: The mission of the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development Division of Occupational Safety and Health (TOSHA) is to save lives, prevent injuries, and protect the health of Tennessee workers. To accomplish this, we work in partnership with the more than three million working men and women and more than 140,000 employers who are covered by the Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1972.

How to File a Complaint

TOSHA Safety & Health Resources

3. Unemployment Insurance

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development

Phone: 844-224-5818

Web Address: https://www.tn.gov/workforce/section/unemployment

This site is a frame-based site, so key pages cannot be accessed through individual links. However, worker/claimant information can be accessed through the “Apply for Benefits” menu on the main page.

4. Wage and Hour/Labor Standards Violations

Wage and Hour/Labor Standards – State Agency

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development

Division of Labor Standards 220 French Landing Drive Nashville, TN 37243-0655 Division of Labor Standards Phone: (844) 224-5818 Web Address:https://www.tn.gov/workforce/topic/workforce-labor-standards-unit

5. Workers’ Compensation (for job-related injuries or illness)

Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development

Bureau of Workers’ Compensation Memphis One Commerce Square 40 South Main Street, Suite 500 Memphis, TN 38103 Telephone: (901) 543-6077 Fax: (901) 343-6039

Nashville 220 French Landing Drive, Suite 1B Nashville, TN 37228 Telephone: (615) 741-1383 Fax: (615) 253-2480 Cookeville 444-A Neal Street Cookeville, TN 38501 Telephone: (931) 520-4290 Fax: (931) 520-4316 Knoxville 520 Summit Hill, Suite 103 Knoxville, TN 37902 Telephone: (865) 594-5177 Fax: (865) 594-5172 Jackson 225 Dr. MLK Drive, 1st Floor Jackson, TN 38301 Telephone: (731) 423-5646 Fax: (731) 265-7022 Murfreesboro 845 Esther Lane Murfreesboro, TN 37219 Telephone: (615) 848-6743 Fax: (615) 217-9378 Chattanooga 1301 Riverfront Parkway, Suite 202 Chattanooga, TN 37402 Telephone: (423) 634-6422 Fax: (423) 634-3115 Kingsport 1908 Bowater Drive Kingsport, TN 37660 Telephone: (423) 224-2057 Fax: (423) 224-2056 Email: WC.Info@tn.gov For additional information call 615-532-4812 or 800-332-2667

Agency Description/Mission: We administer the workers’ compensation system and promote a better understanding of the program’s benefits by informing employees and employers of their rights and responsibilities. We administer a mediation program for disputed claims, encourage workplace safety, participate with law enforcement in combating fraud, and oversee an information awareness program for educating the public on laws and regulations which define workers’ compensation requirements. We ensure that companies properly provide benefits and both assess and collect penalties for noncompliance from employers and insurance companies.

A Guide to Workers’ Compensation

Injured Employees’ Guide