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University Hospital moves to protect workers as scrutiny on injury increases

...those injuries occur. Officials at Univer sity Hospital say they are already addressing the problem.The U.S. Department of Labor's Oc cu pational Safety and Health Ad min istration announced last week that it was sending a memorandum to staff...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-07-02/university-hospital-moves-pr
May unemployment rises for Augusta metro area

...Tournament shedding of hospitality jobs hiked the metro unemployment rate to 6.6 percent in May, the Georgia Department of Labor reported Thursday.The jobless rate was 6.1 percent in April, and 7.3 percent in May a year ago.The number...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-25/may-unemployment-rises-aug
Slight change in Ga. jobless rate

...ATLANTA - State labor officials say Georgia's unemployment rate has risen slightly to 6.3 percent. The Georgia Department of Labor on Thursday announced the May jobless figure, a seasonally-adjusted rate that's up from a revised 6.2 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-18/slight-change-ga-jobless-r
Staff cuts take a toll on IRS tax enforcement efforts, agency watchdog says

...provide community development credit to traditionally underserved areas.A huge $153 billion measure funding the departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education won initial approval by the spending panel as well.The panel proposed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-17/staff-cuts-take-toll-irs-t
Augusta job expo set for June 25

...June 25 career expo in Augusta.The expo, sponsored by the Greater Augusta Employer Committee and the Georgia Department of Labor, will be from 1-4 p.m. at Georgia Regents University's Christenberry Fieldhouse, 3109 Wrightsboro Road...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-12/augusta-job-expo-set-june-
Augusta area unemployment dropped in April

...April, mostly related to the Masters Tournament, it pushed down the metro Augusta unemployment rate.The Georgia Department of Labor reported Thursday that the metro's unemployment rate was 6.1 percent in April, a decrease from 6.4 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-28/augusta-area-unemployment-
Rick Allen says migrant worker legislation will help farmers

...on June 2, reduces the number of days required for employers to file paperwork requesting migrant work."The Department of Labor understands zero about agriculture ? the sensitivity, the timing, all of those forces," Allen said to the Rotary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-08/rick-allen-says-migrant-work
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-21/masters-delivers-job-gain-
Unisys recruitment event April 15

The Georgia Department of Labor will host another customized recruitment day for Unisys on April 15 to fill positions for the company's new Augusta facility...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-07/unisys-recruitment-event-a
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-05-13/jenkins-cou