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Macon-Bibb County will attempt to shore up its understaffed deputy ranks with part-time officers.
It's still a worker's job market, with 11.3 million open jobs at the end of May, according to new data from the Labor Department.
The International Labour Organization says employment losses could increase to seven million if hostilities continue, but that rapid recovery would be possible if fighting were to stop immediately.
U.S. employers added 431,000 jobs in March, as the unemployment rate fell to 3.6% from 3.8% in February. The tight job market is putting upward pressure on both wages and prices.
The U.S. Senate still must pass the CROWN Act before it can be approved by President Biden.
The Federal Reserve is preparing to raise interest rates sooner and — perhaps — more aggressively after inflation reached the highest in nearly 40 years.
Wall Street has a big problem on its hands: Many of the young people it needs to fill its talent pool are having doubts about working in the industry.
Historically, the LGBTQ community has faced higher-than-average unemployment rates and workplace cultures that are often difficult to navigate. COVID-19 has only deepened those difficulties for those seeking work. So the city of Atlanta and Goodwill of North Georgia are now taking a step to connect LGBTQ Atlantans with more job opportunities by partnering up for the city's second annual virtual LGBTQ Opportunity Fair.
Average wages for nonmanagers at restaurants and bars hit $15 an hour in May, but many say no amount of pay would get them to return. They are leaving at the highest rate in decades.
Some business owners say they are struggling to hire enough people to keep their customers happy as tourists return to traveling.
U.S. employers added 559,000 jobs last month, as the unemployment rate fell to 5.8% from 6.1% in April. Employers say they could use even more workers as demand surges and pandemic fears recede.
Guidance from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says employers can legally require workers to get a COVID-19 vaccine before returning to the office. But workers can claim exceptions.
Ivey Hall, Executive Director of the Macon Area Habitat for Humanity said this unique partnership between the Bibb County Schools and Habitat continues to provide many opportunities during such a difficult time for many in the community.
Meanwhile, the unemployment rate dipped to 6.2% last month as the winter wave of coronavirus infections eased.