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  • Thu., May 24, 2012 8:18am
    The Athens and Gainesville metro areas have the lowest unemployment rates in Georgia, according to new numbers released Thursday by the state Labor...
  • Fri., May 18, 2012 4:40pm
    Some public school workers employed by private companies say, they got a nasty surprise a few weeks ago. State labor officials last year proposed...
  • 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 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...
  • Fri., December 2, 2011 6:23pm
    While the national unemployment rate improves, Georgia leads the nation in job losses. The US Labor Department says the national jobless rate...
  • Thu., October 20, 2011 11:03am
    State labor officials say Georgia's unemployment rate has risen to 10.3 percent, the highest level since January. The Georgia Department of...
  • Wed., August 3, 2011 7:56am
    Georgia is getting a federal labor grant of $3.75 million to help hundreds of workers affected by the closure of the Northwest Georgia Regional...
  • Thu., July 28, 2011 8:40am
    The Georgia Department of Labor reports that metro unemployment rates rose throughout the state in June. The figures are not seasonally adjusted,...
  • Thu., May 19, 2011 6:55am
    For the first time in nearly 2 years, Georgia’s unemployment rate has fallen below double-digits. The 9.9 percent mark for April is down one-tenth of...
  • Thu., March 17, 2011 9:23am
    State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler says that while there is a reduction in new layoffs, the unemployment rate declined last month.