Thu., May 16, 2013 9:00am
State labor officials say Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has dropped to 8.2 percent in April. That's down from 8.4 percent in March, and 9.1 percent a year ago. Georgia employers created more than 31,000 jobs in April.
Tue., May 14, 2013 4:57pm
Over the last week thousands of students have graduated from colleges across Georgia and many of them already have offers of full time employment.
Thu., April 25, 2013 9:29am
State labor officials say metro Atlanta's unemployment rate dropped to 7.9 percent in March. That is down four-tenths of a percentage point from 8.3 percent in February. The Georgia Department of Labor announced the new rate early Thursday morning.
Thu., April 18, 2013 9:53am
Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 8.4 percent in March, the lowest rate since December 2008. That is down from 8.6 percent in February, and 9.1 percent in March a year ago.
Thu., March 7, 2013 10:52am
State labor officials say Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate of 8.7 percent in January was unchanged from the December rate. The jobless rate was down from 9.3 percent a year ago.
Thu., January 17, 2013 8:47am
Georgia labor officials say the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has risen slightly to 8.6 percent. The December figure is up one-tenth of a percentage point from 8.5 percent in November. The rate was 9.4 percent in December a year ago.
Thu., December 27, 2012 11:00am
Valdosta is the lone metro area in Georgia posting a higher local unemployment rate for November, according to new numbers released Thursday morning by the state labor department.
Thu., November 15, 2012 10:00am
State labor officials reported Thursday that 36,000 new jobs in October pushed Georgia’s unemployment rate down from 9 percent to 8.7 percent.
Thu., October 18, 2012 9:45am
Georgia’s unemployment rate fell back to 9 percent in September, a drop of two-tenths of a point as the fewest number of Georgians filed new unemployment insurance claims since September 2007.
Thu., September 27, 2012 7:47am
Fewer layoffs and a shrinking labor force pushed unemployment down in all of Georgia’s metropolitan areas last month. Meanwhile, the statewide unemployment rate held steady in August.