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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-18/georgia-department-labor-r
Job recruitment event for new pigments plant well-attended

...Augusta Regional Airport filtered into the James Brown Arena for pre-screening interviews conducted by Georgia Department of Labor representatives. Huntsman is looking to hire about 100 workers, including operators, supervisors and technicians...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-10-23/job-recruit
Metro Augusta unemployment declines to 7.3 percent for September

...Metro Augusta's unemployment rate was 7.3 percent in September, down from 8 percent in August, the Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday.The labor department cited more jobs and fewer layoffs for the percentage decline.The rate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-23/metro-augusta-unemployment
Augusta gains 200 jobs in September

The number of jobs in the Augusta metro area went up in September, the Georgia Department of Labor reported Thursday.In its monthly survey of employers, the labor department said there were 222,600 jobs in the metro area...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-16/augusta-gains-200-jobs-sep
Georgia jobless rate improves

...Georgia's jobless rate has dropped to 7.9 percent.That's down from 8.1 percent in August.The Georgia Department of Labor announced the new seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for September early Thursday morning.State Labor Commissioner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-16/geoirgia-jobless-rate-impr
Asphyxia killed Kia plant worker

...he was killed Tuesday morning. Cook said Dunnivant was moving something very heavy when it fell on him. U.S. Department of Labor spokeswoman Lindsay Williams said the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating. The plant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-09/asphyxia-killed-kia-plant-wo
Holiday hiring in full swing

...Though it's too early to predict how many seasonal hires will be made this year on a local level, the Georgia Department of Labor provided figures on jobs added to "holiday industries" across metro Augusta from October to December over the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-10-10/holiday-hir
Huntsman starts to hire for Augusta plant

Huntsman is beginning to hire.The Georgia Department of Labor said Wednesday that it will help Huntsman Pigments recruit about 100 workers for its new manufacturing facility under construction...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-08/huntsman-starts-hire-augus
Keep Butler on the job

...noticed something important shortly after he became the state's labor commissioner in 2011.Speaking to other Department of Labor managers around the state, Butler saw a pattern: Jobless people tended to most vigorously look for work as they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-09-30/keep-butler-job
Candidates for Ga. governor spar over jobless rate

...Nathan Deal while the Republican incumbent questioned the federal statistics used to develop the number.Georgia's Department of Labor reported the employment rate had increased in August to 8.1 percent ? up from 7.7 percent in July and close...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-09-18/candidates-ga-