Thu., October 11, 2012 8:13am
The Georgia Department of Labor is teaming up with business and community leaders in two northwest Georgia counties to try to help job seekers get matched up with employers looking to fill vacant positions.
Mon., September 3, 2012 5:30am
The city has lost more jobs per capita in the past year than any other in the U.S.
Thu., July 26, 2012 11:02am
Unemployment rates jumped in all of Georgia’s metro areas in June. The state Labor Department blamed the rise on a growing labor force in most areas along with layoffs.
Thu., March 29, 2012 9:00am
Most of Georgia’s metro areas saw slight drops in their unemployment rates in February. Statewide, February’s unemployment rate was 9.1 percent.
Thu., January 26, 2012 1:00pm
The Dalton area had the highest unemployment rate among Georgia's metro areas last month at 12.1 percent. The Athens and Warner Robins areas had the lowest rates at 7.3 percent. In metro Atlanta, the rate increased to 9.4 percent.
Thu., December 22, 2011 8:57am
More detailed unemployment data from the state labor department shows the Dalton area has the highest jobless rate at 11.8 percent. Metro Athens posted the lowest unemployment rate in November at 6.9 percent.