Thu., July 21, 2011 8:55am
State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler says Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to 9.9 percent in June, up one-tenth of a percentage point from a revised 9.8 percent in May. Butler said Thursday the end of the school year is a factor in the increase. He says non-contract school workers are usually laid off for the summer, and new graduates looking for jobs are considered unemployed.
Thu., March 3, 2011 10:05am
Georgia’s unemployment rate remains at an all-time high. January's 10.4 percent mark is equal to December, and includes even more people added to the state "long term" jobless rolls.
Wed., April 21, 2010 8:26am
Georgia's labor commissioner says he will run for the U.S. Senate seat curr
Thu., December 17, 2009 7:10pm
On Thursday, State Labor Commissioner Michael Thurmound announced the state