Fri., May 18, 2012 4:40pm
Some public school workers employed by private companies say, they got a nasty surprise a few weeks ago. State labor officials last year proposed eliminating a policy that allowed such workers to collect jobless benefits over the summer. The workers say, they didn't find out about the change until recently. Union officials say, the workers now face months without income.
Wed., May 9, 2012 7:08pm
Georgia’s hard-hit manufacturing industry is starting to come back. The state has gained 12,800 manufacturing jobs since the industry reached bottom in 2010.
Wed., May 25, 2011 12:40pm
State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler says application deadlines are approaching to file initial claims for disaster unemployment assistance benefits relating to tornadoes that struck the state late last month.
Mon., April 18, 2011 12:41pm
State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler says includes the words "encouraging" and "economy improving" in his comments Monday concerning the latest Georgia unemployment report. The seasonally adjusted jobless rate fell to 10.0 percent in March, down two tenths of a point from February's 10.2.