Fri., April 15, 2011 12:38am
State lawmakers at the 11th hour agreed to a small change to state unemployment law. It will allow 22,000 Georgians to receive an additional 20 weeks...
Fri., March 25, 2011 11:44am
State officials are trying to figure out how to meet Georgia's unemployment insurance obligations. Officials say the fund is running out of...
Thu., February 17, 2011 8:56am
Laid-off workers filing for unemployment benefits rose by more than 18 percent in January over the month before. 89,659 laid-off workers filed...
Mon., November 22, 2010 3:11pm
Unemployment in Georgia continues above the national average. That meant the State had to borrow money from the federal government to help pay...
Thu., November 18, 2010 9:41am
State labor officials report no change in Georgia's unemployment rate for the last few months. Some increase were seen in payroll jobs in...
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,...
Wed., July 21, 2010 4:25pm
The U.S. Senate voted to extend unemployment benefits Tuesday and this week the measure is up for a vote in the House. The decision could bring some...
Tue., July 6, 2010 3:58pm
Isakson says he's not against extending unemployment benefits but he is against any new spending
Thu., December 17, 2009 7:10pm
On Thursday, State Labor Commissioner Michael Thurmound announced the state
Thu., October 8, 2009 7:47am
New numbers from the state Department of Labor show a rise of 17.6 percent