Fri., November 30, 2012 10:00am (EST)

State Reaches Out To Ga.'s Hostess Workers
By Associated Press
Updated: 1 year ago

ATLANTA  —  
State officials are reaching out to over 500 people who lost their jobs in the recent Hostess company liquidation. (Photo Courtesy of <a href=http://www.flickr.com/photos/sshb/476049340/>Scorpions and Centaurs via Flickr</a>.)
State officials are reaching out to over 500 people who lost their jobs in the recent Hostess company liquidation. (Photo Courtesy of Scorpions and Centaurs via Flickr.)
State officials are reaching out to over 500 people who lost their jobs in the recent Hostess company liquidation.

Officials say 558 people in Georgia were impacted by the closure of Hostess Brands Inc. earlier this month.

The Governor's Office of Workforce Development and the Georgia Department of Labor are asking job seekers to visit their local department of labor career center for information on unemployment insurance.

Officials say job seekers will also find information on new jobs as they become available.

Aside from providing unemployment insurance, the organizations