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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Fri., September 7, 2012 8:00am
    Georgia’s labor commissioner is refusing to restart jobless benefits to seasonally unemployed teachers and bus drivers, setting up a showdown between...
  • 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...
  • Tue., August 14, 2012 7:56am
    A federal agency's decision might lead to thousands of Georgia bus drivers, cafeteria workers and private school teachers getting summer...
  • 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...
  • Mon., May 21, 2012 5:00am
    Any Georgian who’s laid off from work after July 1 will receive fewer weeks of unemployment benefits. The change is part of a new law passed this...