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State Inadvertently Shares Social Security Numbers

Authorities say Social Security numbers and other information about thousands of Georgians have been inadvertently shared by a state agency.


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Georgia Labor Department Hosting Bilingual Job Fair

The Georgia Department of Labor is planning to help an insurance company find bilingual insurance claims associates in the metro Atlanta area.


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Ga. Jobless Rate Hits Lowest Level Since Early ’09

ATLANTA (AP) — State labor officials say Georgia’s unemployment rate has dropped 8.6 percent, its lowest level in the past four years. Georgia’s seasonally adjusted jobless rate for February was the lowest since January 2009, […]


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Georgia Jobless Rate Holds Steady At 8.7 Percent

ATLANTA (AP) — State labor officials say Georgia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate of 8.7 percent held steady in January, unchanged from the December rate. The jobless rate was down from 9.3 percent a year ago. […]


Union Of Unemployed Workers Protests Cut In Unemployment Benefits

Reduced Ga. Unemployment Benefits

ATLANTA (AP) — State officials have announced extended jobless benefits for the unemployed are being reduced because of automatic budget cuts. Georgia Department of Labor Spokesman Sam Hall Monday said the U.S. Department of Labor […]


Georgia Wants You To Work!

As the weather cools and the leaves on the trees wither away, we enter into a new season in the state of Georgia.