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Path out of poverty

...of welfare can fill the gap as effectively."We reflect on this study in light of new figures from the U.S. Department of Labor.The good news is that employers added 288,000 jobs in June, the fifth month in a row in which hiring topped...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-07-27/path-out-poverty
Augusta's Jobs: By the numbers

...jobs in June 2009Post-recession peak27,300 jobs in May 2014Currently25,800 jobs in June 2014 Source: Georgia Department of Labor, Workforce Statistics & Economic Research

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-25/augustas-jobs-numbers
Metro Augusta's unemployment rate rises to 7.4 percent in June

Metro Augusta's unemployment rate increased to 7.4 percent in June, the Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday.The rate in May was 6.9 percent. The rate was 8.9 percent in June a year ago.The rate increased because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-24/metro-augustas-unemploymen
Democrats deceive blacks

...and opportunities, mostly for minorities. The unemployment rate for blacks is over 22 percent, according to the Department of Labor Statistics, and is predicted to be 50 percent in a few short years. This administration does not have anyone's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-07-19/democrats-deceive-blacks
Whole Foods job event set for Tuesday

...employees.Three sessions, beginning at 8 a.m., 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., will be held Tuesday at the Georgia Department of Labor's local office at 601 Greene St.The company is looking to hire between 120 and 150 employees before the new...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-07-10/whole-foods
BIZ BITS

Augusta's unemployment numbers rise to 7 percent in MayATLANTA ? The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that Metro Augusta's unemployment rate increased to 7 percent in May, up seven-tenths of a percentage point...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-26
Metro Augusta jobless rate up

...Augusta unemployment rate increased to 7 percent in May, according to a report released Thursday by the Georgia Department of Labor.The jobless number is higher than the 6.3 percent rate reported in April, but lower than the 8 percent rate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-06-26/metro-augus
Rants & Raves

...wanting to squeeze everything they can from their employees? Sad that we might need the unions again - even the Department of Labor now sides with employers. Have we really come full circle? YOUR REPORT ABOUT Hollander coming to Thomson made...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-24/rants-raves
Augusta metro area gains professional jobs, loses hospitality jobs in May

...the job gains from April and the Masters Tournament.There was a net loss of 700 jobs last month, the Georgia Department of Labor reported Thursday. Every month, the labor department releases the results of the survey of employers, which differs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-06-19/augusta-met
Invitation for Bids The Housing Authority of The City of Augusta, ...

...goal of awarding 20% of the dollar value of contracts to Section #3. General contractors may contact the Georgia Department of Labor, Veteran Outreach Program at 601 Greene Street for qualified veteran owned business. The Housing Authority of...

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