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Metro Augusta jobless rate falls slightly in September

The Augusta metro area had a slight decline in the unemployment rate in Septem ber, the Georgia Department of Labor reported Thursday.The jobless rate was 6.3 percent in September, down from 6.5 percent in August. The percentage of people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-22/metro-augusta-jobless-rate
Augusta metro area government jobs increase in September

...local government employment resulted in a net increase of jobs for the Augusta metro area in September.The Georgia Department of Labor reported there were 230,600 jobs in the seven-county Augusta metro area last month, an increase of 1...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-16/augusta-metro-area-governm
Georgia unemployment at a 7-year low

...rate is down to 6 percent, its lowest mark in more than seven years but still above the national average. The Georgia Department of Labor on Thursday announced the new seasonally adjusted figure for July. It is down from 6.1 percent in June and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-20/ga-unemployment-7-year-low
Scuttlebiz: Some stocks benefit from Wall Street corrections

...have been taking a beating, all trading near their 52-week low. THREE POINTS ABOUT THE JOBS NUMBERS: The Georgia Department of Labor monthly will release the results of a survey of public and private employers and then extrapolate how many jobs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-19/scuttlebiz-some-stocks-ben
Georgia's unemployment rate declines to 5.9 percent

...Georgia's unemployment rate has dropped to 5.9 percent, its lowest level since the spring of 2008.The Georgia Department of Labor on Thursday morning announced the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for August. It's down from 6 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-17/georgias-unemployment-rate
Forecast: Stock market rollercoaster won't dampen Augusta economy

...260 and construction's 220 in the first half of the year.The forecast is welcome news on a day when the Georgia Department of Labor announced that the July unemployment rate in metro Augusta rose from 6.8 percent to 7.1 percent in the previous...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-27/forecast-stock-market-roll
Augusta metro area loses 500 jobs in July

...seven-county Augusta metro area had a net loss of 500 jobs in July, according to data released Thursday by the Georgia Department of Labor.The metro area lost 800 jobs in government, along with 100 jobs each in retail, transportation, and professional...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-20/augusta-metro-area-loses-5
James Brady

...service in WWII, Korea and Vietnam. After retiring from the Army he served as a Senior Administrator with the Georgia Department of Labor, retiring in 1985. He volunteered with the Downtown Cooperative Church Ministries as a Board member and as...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000176039472
Augusta Tech offers new health programs to keep pace with medical industry

...promoting economic development and meeting the state's growing employment needs.According to a report by the Georgia Department of Labor, health care and social assistance is projected to have the highest rate of employment growth in the state by 2020...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-08-06/augusta-tech-offers-new-h
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-16/augusta-area-jobs-decline-