Tue., August 14, 2012 7:56am
A federal agency's decision might lead to thousands of Georgia bus drivers, cafeteria workers and private school teachers getting summer unemployment benefits after the state denied them the money. State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler had instituted a benefits change earlier this year, saying it was unfair to pay the seasonal benefits when public school system employees don't get them.
Mon., August 6, 2012 5:57am
Georgia is receiving a 750 thousand dollar grant over the next two years to help returning veterans find jobs. Georgia could have as many as 80-thousand vets looking for work in the next few years.
Mon., May 21, 2012 5:00am
Any Georgian who’s laid off from work after July 1 will receive fewer weeks of unemployment benefits. The change is part of a new law passed this year by state lawmakers. Labor department officials say it will help the state repay a $700 million federal loan in two years, rather than six.
Thu., April 19, 2012 7:30am
Georgia's unemployment rate has dropped for eight straight months, and the state's labor commissioner said that's a sign more Georgians are getting back to work. The Georgia Department of Labor reported the state's unemployment rate for March was 9 percent, compared to 9.1 percent in February.
Mon., March 7, 2011 11:11pm
Merriam-Webster dictionary defines a dynasty as “a succession of rulers of the same line of descent.” From that definition, you can see why the world of sports has adopted the word “dynasty” to describe its most dominant teams.
Tue., August 17, 2010 7:12am
Atlanta’s School Superintendant Beverly Hall wants to implement Ethics training for teachers and administrators to tackle cheating allegations brought on by a state review.