Metro area employment boost from Masters Tournament sees 4,000 jobs in April

...ment employment bump with a net gain of 4,100 jobs in April, according to data released Thursday by the Georgia Department of Labor.Most of the gain was in the hospitality and leisure sector, which added 3,300 jobs last month, with 200 more...

Jenkins County adding 100 jobs with plant expansion

...unemployment rate dipped to 8.4 percent in March, down from 10.5 percent the previous year, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.In late March, South Korea-based Wells Lighting announced that it would put the company's North American...

Rants & Raves

...that any student can come up with. I think we need an investigation and cleanup of Human Resources by the Georgia Department of Labor. Then restoration and restitution for any pay raises for staff at both ends of GRU. THANKS YOU SO MUCH for having...

Career expo held at Fort Gordon

More than 50 companies participated in the Georgia Department of Labor and Fort Gordon's Army Career and Alumni Program's career expo.

Georgia's jobless rate remains unchanged at 6.3 percent

...is unchanged from the previous month, and still well below the 7.3 percent rate from a year ago.The Georgia Department of Labor on Thursday announced the most recent numbers from March. The 6.3 percent rate in February and March is the state's...

Jobless rate declines for Augusta area

The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that Metro Augusta's unemployment rate for March was 6.4 percent, down from 6.7 percent in February.The...

Veterans job and career expo set for May 5

The Georgia Department of Labor and Fort Gordon's Army Career and Alumni Program are holding a job and career expo May 5 for veterans and other job seekers in...

Georgia Department of Labor reports net gain of 600 jobs in August

...of 600 jobs in August, according to the Georgia Department of Labor.The Labor Department reported Thursday that there...rate to come down. We've talked with the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics, which conducts the...

Department of Labor event in Augusta helps veterans looking for jobs

...articulate resume to veterans Friday at a Georgia Department of Labor workshop."Employers will look at resumes for maybe...in the first quarter of the resume."The Georgia Department of Labor held a Job Readiness Kickoff on Friday at First Baptist...

Georgia jobless rate declines to 6.3 percent

...officials say Georgia's jobless rate has dropped to 6.3 percent, its lowest mark since January 2008.The Georgia Department of Labor on Thursday announced the new unemployment rate for February. It was down from 7.3 percent in February 2014...