Thu., May 16, 2013 4:33pm
State labor officials reported an 8.2% April jobless rate. That's down 0.2% from March and a full point from April of last year. The hospitality industry led the growth with a monthly gain of 10,000 jobs.
Thu., May 16, 2013 9:00am
State labor officials say Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has dropped to 8.2 percent in April. That's down from 8.4 percent in March, and 9.1 percent a year ago. Georgia employers created more than 31,000 jobs in April.
Thu., April 18, 2013 9:53am
Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 8.4 percent in March, the lowest rate since December 2008. That is down from 8.6 percent in February, and 9.1 percent in March a year ago.
Thu., March 21, 2013 8:31am
Georgia's seasonally adjusted jobless rate for February was the lowest since January 2009, down to 8.6 percent from 8.7 percent in January. The Georgia Department of Labor announced the February numbers early Thursday.
Thu., March 7, 2013 10:52am
State labor officials say Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate of 8.7 percent in January was unchanged from the December rate. The jobless rate was down from 9.3 percent a year ago.
Thu., January 17, 2013 8:47am
Georgia labor officials say the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has risen slightly to 8.6 percent. The December figure is up one-tenth of a percentage point from 8.5 percent in November. The rate was 9.4 percent in December a year ago.
Thu., December 27, 2012 11:00am
Valdosta is the lone metro area in Georgia posting a higher local unemployment rate for November, according to new numbers released Thursday morning by the state labor department.
Thu., December 20, 2012 11:00am
State labor officials said Thursday morning that Georgia's seasonally adjusted jobless rate declined to 8.5 percent in November. State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said that is the lowest state unemployment rate in nearly four years, since it was 8.5 percent in January 2009.
Thu., November 15, 2012 10:00am
State labor officials reported Thursday that 36,000 new jobs in October pushed Georgia’s unemployment rate down from 9 percent to 8.7 percent.
Thu., October 18, 2012 9:45am
Georgia’s unemployment rate fell back to 9 percent in September, a drop of two-tenths of a point as the fewest number of Georgians filed new unemployment insurance claims since September 2007.