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Residents use fuel rewards, club memberships for huge gas savings

...memberships to take advantage of huge savings at the pump ? and the perks have been even sweeter as of late.The U.S. Department of Labor reported last week wholesale gas prices experienced its steepest drop in more than two years in December, plunging...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-20/residents-use-fuel-rewards-a
Unisys to begin operations in Augusta next week

...Unisys to choose Augusta for the new center.Drake said Unisys has been pleased with the support from the Georgia Department of Labor, Augusta Economic Development Authority, Fort Gordon and local technical schools."The feedback I got from my...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-01-16/unisys-begi
Slight decline in Augusta jobless rate for December

Metro Augusta's unemployment rate declined to 6.5 percent in December, the Georgia Department of Labor reported Thursday.The rate was 6.6 percent in November and 7.1 percent in December 2013.Columbia County at 5.2 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-29/slight-decline-augusta-job
Unisys recruitment set for Jan. 6

The Georgia Department of Labor will host another customized recruitment day for Unisys on Jan. 6 to fill positions for the company's new Augusta facility...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-29/unisys-recruitment-set-jan
Augusta unemployment rate drops to 6.6 percent

The Metro Augusta unemployment rate for November was 6.6 percent, down from the month before, the Georgia Department of Labor reported Thursday.The jobless rate was 7 percent in October and 7.3 percent in November 2013.The rate fell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-25/augusta-unemployment-rate-
Georgia jobless rate drops to 7.2 percent

ATLANTA - State officials say Georgia's unemployment rate has dropped to 7.2 percent.The Georgia Department of Labor on Thursday announced the new figure, which is the seasonally adjusted jobless rate for November.State officials...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-18/georgia-jobless-rate-drops
Haley names new director of state's troubled Department of Social Services

...the governor's office. That means she's taking a $10,000 pay cut.Last week, Haley announced that the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation was getting a new director but declined then to say where Pisarik, the director since...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-12-15/haley-names-new-director-states-tro
Georgians passing GED test

...In Clarke County, about 20 percent of the labor force has less than a high school education, according to state Department of Labor statistics. In nearby Elbert County, 30 percent of workers lack a high school diploma or GED, and in some high-poverty...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-12-15/georgians-passing-ged-tes
Proposal would boost hourly wages in South Carolina

...minimum wage, at $5.15 per hour, of the 45 states that have a minimum wage requirement, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.The federal minimum wage applies only to workers covered under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act. In Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-12/proposal-would-boost-hourl
More being limited in job choice by non-compete agreements

...asked the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Labor to investigate."It has a chilling effect on people...maids to sign non-competes, according to a U.S. Department of Labor complaint. The government said the maids scrubbed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-04/more-being-limited-job-cho