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...

Stroke survivor bounces back to cook again

...therapy, but her insurance only took her so far.After her policy ran dry, she received a grant from the Georgia Department of Labor to continue eight weeks of physical, occupational and speech therapies at NeuroRestorative, a five-bedroom...

Georgia jobless rate declines

ATLANTA - Georgia's unemployment rate has dropped to 7.7 percent.The Georgia Department of Labor early Thursday morning announced the new October jobless figure.The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate of 7.7 percent is...

First Unisys job event held in Augusta, hiring to start this week

...global information technology firm Unisys.The Georgia Department of Labor held a recruitment event for the Pennsylvania-based...church doors within the first two hours Monday, Georgia Department of Labor Regional Coordinator Ginger Carrington said...

Worker shortage felt by some local builders

...metro Augusta, mining, logging and construction jobs have dipped 14 percent in the past decade, according to Georgia Department of Labor employment statistics.In the summer of 2004, there were 13,500 jobs in that sector compared to 11,600 this...

Unisys to host recruitment event at Augusta First Baptist Church

The Georgia Department of Labor will host a customized recruitment for Unisys on Monday to fill positions for the company's new Augusta facility.The recruitment...

Local job seekers say work hard to come by

...is increasing. So last week, he sat at the Georgia Department of Labor office on Greene Street, sifting through online...percent.Statistics released Oct. 23 by the Georgia Department of Labor show nearly 6,000, or 3 percent, more jobs...

Employer summit addresses workplace challenges

A business and employer summit held Tuesday by the Georgia Department of Labor was attended by about 40 staffing and human resources personnel.

Augusta unemployment unchanged at 8 percent

Metro Augusta's unemployment rate stayed at 8 percent in August, the Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday.The rate was 8.3 percent in August a year ago.Although the rate remained unchanged, the number of jobs...

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...