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., 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., September 27, 2012 7:47am
Fewer layoffs and a shrinking labor force pushed unemployment down in all of Georgia’s metropolitan areas last month. Meanwhile, the statewide unemployment rate held steady in August.
Thu., September 20, 2012 10:05am
Georgia’s unemployment rate held steady last month at 9.2 percent, the same as July’s seasonally adjusted rate. Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said the state’s labor force is growing as more people resume their job search and the number of jobs is increasing.
Thu., August 23, 2012 8:05am
A growing labor force and layoffs pushed local unemployment rates up in July across Georgia. The Rome metro area saw the largest jobless rate increase – up four-tenths of a point to 11.2 percent.
Thu., August 16, 2012 7:48am
Georgia's jobless rate rose to 9.3 percent in July, which is up from 9 percent in June. Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said a main reason for the increase is a large number of temporary layoffs in manufacturing.
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., July 19, 2012 7:43am
Georgia’s jobless rate inched upward in June, the first time it’s increased in nearly a year. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 9 percent, up a tenth of a point from May.