Augusta-area jobs decline in June

End of school job losses drove down the number of jobs in the Augusta metro area in June, according to the Georgia Department of Labor.The education and health services job sector, which includes teachers and aides, declined by 1,400 jobs...

Georgia's jobless rate down slightly to 6.1 percent in June

...state's unemployment rate dipped slightly to 6.1 percent in June, down from 6.3 percent in May.The Georgia Department of Labor said Thursday unemployment is at its lowest rate in seven years. The seasonally-adjusted jobless rate was...

May unemployment rises for Augusta metro area

...post-Masters 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...

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...

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...

Augusta job expo set for June 25

...at a 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...

Metro area employment boost from Masters Tournament sees 4,000 jobs in April

...na 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...

Rants & Raves

...dishonesty that any student can come up with. I think we need an investigation and cleanup of Human Resources by the Georgia Department of Labor. Then restoration and restitution for any pay raises for staff at both ends of GRU. THANKS YOU SO MUCH for...

Career expo held at Fort Gordon

More than 50 companies participated in the Georgia Department of Labor and Fort Gordon's Army Career and Alumni Program's career expo.

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...