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Augusta metro jobless rate rises to 8 percent

Metro Augusta's unemployment rate increased to 8 percent in July, the Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday.The rate in June was 7.4 percent. The rate was 8.8 percent in July a year ago.Like June, the rate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-21/augusta-metro-jobless-rate
Georgia jobless rate worsens

ATLANTA - State labor officials say Georgia's unemployment rate has risen to 7.8 percent. The Georgia Department of Labor on Thursday announced the new jobless figure, which is up from 7.4 percent in June. State Labor Commissioner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-14/georgia-jobless-rate-worse
Augusta metro area has net gain of 200 jobs in July

...services jobs in July.The area had a net gain of 200 jobs in July, according to data released Thursday by the Georgia Department of Labor.The metro area lost 900 jobs in local government, education and health services and hospitality, while gaining...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-14/augusta-metro-area-has-net
Augusta's Jobs: By the numbers

...jobs in June 2009Post-recession peak27,300 jobs in May 2014Currently25,800 jobs in June 2014 Source: Georgia Department of Labor, Workforce Statistics & Economic Research

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-25/augustas-jobs-numbers
Metro Augusta's unemployment rate rises to 7.4 percent in June

Metro Augusta's unemployment rate increased to 7.4 percent in June, the Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday.The rate in May was 6.9 percent. The rate was 8.9 percent in June a year ago.The rate increased because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-24/metro-augustas-unemploymen
Whole Foods job event set for Tuesday

...employees.Three sessions, beginning at 8 a.m., 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., will be held Tuesday at the Georgia Department of Labor's local office at 601 Greene St.The company is looking to hire between 120 and 150 employees before the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-07-10/whole-foods
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Augusta's unemployment numbers rise to 7 percent in MayATLANTA ? The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that Metro Augusta's unemployment rate increased to 7 percent in May, up seven-tenths of a percentage point...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-26
Metro Augusta jobless rate up

...metro Augusta unemployment rate increased to 7 percent in May, according to a report released Thursday by the Georgia Department of Labor.The jobless number is higher than the 6.3 percent rate reported in April, but lower than the 8 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-06-26/metro-augus
Augusta metro area gains professional jobs, loses hospitality jobs in May

...shedding of the job gains from April and the Masters Tournament.There was a net loss of 700 jobs last month, the Georgia Department of Labor reported Thursday. Every month, the labor department releases the results of the survey of employers, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-06-19/augusta-met
Veteran job fair planned May 6

A job fair for veterans will be held May 6.The Georgia Department of Labor has joined forces with Fort Gordon's Army Career and Alumni Program to host a career expo for veterans and other job seekers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-04-24/veteran-job