Thu., July 24, 2014 5:24pm (EDT)

  • Fri., February 1, 2013 7:46pm
    State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler has announced the Georgia Department of Labor will offer assistance to workers who are temporarily out of a job...
  • 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...
  • Thu., June 14, 2012 7:44am
    Georgia’s unemployment rate stayed the same between April and May, holding at 8.9 percent. Labor officials said it’s the first time in 10 months the...
  • 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...
  • Thu., May 17, 2012 8:30am
    Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has fallen below 9 percent for the first time in more than three years. The jobless rate...
  • 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...
  • Thu., March 22, 2012 7:03am
    Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday morning the state's February seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined for the seventh...
  • Wed., December 22, 2010 3:40pm
    No metro area in the state was spared the pain of further job losses from October to November. Nearly all major metro areas had spikes in...
  • Fri., November 5, 2010 2:43pm
    This week State Senator Robert Brown suggested that Labor Commissioner Michael Thurmond should become head of Georgia’s Democratic party. Susanna...
  • Thu., July 22, 2010 8:28am
    A close race in the Democratic primary for state labor commissioner could end in a recount.