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 declined for the ninth consecutive month in April to 8.9 percent.
Thu., April 19, 2012 7:30am
Georgia's unemployment rate has dropped for eight straight months, and the state's labor commissioner said that's a sign more Georgians are getting back to work. The Georgia Department of Labor reported the state's unemployment rate for March was 9 percent, compared to 9.1 percent in February.
Thu., March 29, 2012 9:00am
Most of Georgia’s metro areas saw slight drops in their unemployment rates in February. Statewide, February’s unemployment rate was 9.1 percent.
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 consecutive month to 9.1 percent. That's the lowest rate since March 2009. It’s also a drop of 0.1 percent from January.
Thu., March 1, 2012 8:18am
Georgia's labor commissioner reported the state's unemployment rate declined in January for the sixth straight month to 9.2 percent. That number is the lowest rate since March 2009, when it was 9.1 percent.
Thu., October 20, 2011 11:03am
State labor officials say Georgia's unemployment rate has risen to 10.3 percent, the highest level since January. The Georgia Department of Labor said the seasonally adjusted jobless rate for September was up one-tenth of a percentage point from 10.2 percent the previous month.
Thu., August 18, 2011 8:22am
The latest numbers from the state’s labor department reflect a still sputtering economy in Georgia. The jobless rate rose into double-digits in July. It was up two-tenths of a point to 10.1 percent. Georgia lost more than 30,000 jobs last month, with the bulk of those seasonal layoffs in state and local education.
Thu., March 17, 2011 9:23am
State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler says that while there is a reduction in new layoffs, the unemployment rate declined last month.
Thu., January 20, 2011 8:27am
Georgia's unemployment rate is up, topping the national rate for over three years.
Thu., December 16, 2010 9:46am
According to state labor officials, there are more than a quarter of a million Georgians that have been out of work for 27 weeks or more. Georgia's unemployment rate is up from last month and back into the double digits.