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Georgia’s Unemployment Rate Drops To 8.7 Percent

Georgia’s unmployment rate has dropped to 8.7 percent.


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Metro Atlanta Jobless Rate Rises To 8.9 Percent

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) — State labor officials say metro Atlanta’s unemployment rate has risen to 8.9 percent. The Georgia Department of Labor announced the new numbers early Thursday. The 8.9 percent jobless rate for June was […]


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Atlanta’s Unemployment Rate Declines For Six Months Straight

Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that the state’s unemployment rate has declined for the sixth month in a row.


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Unemployment Up Again

ATLANTA – State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said today that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in metro Atlanta increased to 10.4 percent in August, up one-tenth of a percentage point from 10.3 percent in July. […]