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  • Wed., April 10, 2013 3:00pm
    About 8,000 Georgians with new disabilities have been unable to receive training needed to get a job. Georgia's Vocational Rehabilitation...
  • Sat., June 2, 2012 8:53am
    Georgia's Labor Department is asking employers and others to turn in people collecting unemployment benefits who fail drug screenings, but so...
  • Tue., May 1, 2012 5:30am
    Workers will still file unemployment claims as they have been. But with a new electronic system, the labor department will send an email to...
  • Fri., April 20, 2012 2:13pm
    There are 15,000 Georgians who are losing extended unemployment pay this weekend. The loss of the extra benefits comes because the state’s jobless...
  • Fri., April 13, 2012 6:40am
    The Department of Labor is shuttering seven of its career centers in a move to cut costs. No employees are losing their jobs as a result of the...
  • Wed., April 4, 2012 3:35pm
    A new computer system is helping a state agency collect more fines. The State Board of Workers Compensation used to rely on complaints and random...
  • 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., 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...
  • Fri., November 25, 2011 6:40am
    The Georgia Department of Labor reported Friday the lowest unemployment rate in Georgia is in Athens with 7.5 percent; the highest is Dalton with 12....
  • Mon., November 7, 2011 5:00pm
    Starting this month, the U.S. Department of Labor is stepping up enforcement of labor laws in Georgia. The effort is primarily focused on restaurants...