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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
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
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
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-
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-25/may-unemployment-rises-aug
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-16/georgias-jobless-rate-down
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-18/slight-change-ga-jobless-r
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...

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-