Tue., January 7, 2014 12:54pm
Legislation to renew jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed has cleared an initial Senate hurdle, but the bill's fate remains in doubt....
Wed., March 27, 2013 5:20pm
A bill that would deny jobless benefits to school workers employed by private firms during holidays is close to becoming law. The state Senate passed...
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...
Wed., March 14, 2012 3:12pm
Georgia’s labor commissioner wants lawmakers to okay jobless benefit changes. The plan would help re-pay $700 million the state borrowed to cover...
Wed., September 28, 2011 1:05pm
The state is considering cutting unemployment insurance benefits. It's one of few options to help pay back a $720 million loan from the federal...
Wed., September 28, 2011 10:07am
Georgia could cut jobless benefits for people who are out of work in order to repay the federal government for $721 million the state borrowed to...
Thu., July 29, 2010 4:40pm
State Labor Commissioner Michael Thurmond announced Thursday that federal extended unemployment insurance benefits are now being paid to nearly 91,...
Thu., November 12, 2009 8:36am
There is a mixed bag of news from Georgia’s Department of Labor. While the