Wed., February 6, 2013 4:50pm
Home Depot announced Wednesday it has begun hiring 80 thousand seasonal workers, more than 4 thousand of them in Georgia. One expert says this could be a harbinger of a stronger economy.
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 state and federal officials. The U.S. Labor Department said last month that Georgia was violating employment law by denying the benefits.
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 unemployment benefits after the state denied them the money. State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler had instituted a benefits change earlier this year, saying it was unfair to pay the seasonal benefits when public school system employees don't get them.
Fri., November 25, 2011 6:45pm
Those shoppers who crammed stores on Black Friday in many cases depended on seasonal employees to help them with their purchases. Career guru Brandon Smith says getting a part-time holiday job can bulk up your resume and unlock new career paths.
Mon., April 18, 2011 1:47pm
Georgia has launched an aggressive ad campaign for its vidalia onions that ship out today. The state's Agricultural Chief says that may help address a possible boycott of Georgia’s farm goods which some groups are threatening in light of an immigration reform bill that awaits the governor’s signature.