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Georgia jobless rate worsens

...Labor on Thursday announced the new jobless figure, which is up from 7.4 percent in June. State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said the increase is mostly due to temporary, seasonal layoffs in local government and manufacturing. Butler said...

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

...primarily due to temporary seasonal layoffs in local government and manufacturing," said state Labor Com missioner Mark Butler. "Most of those individuals have already gone back to work."There were 4,098,400 jobs in Georgia in July...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-14/augusta-metro-area-has-net
Augusta metro loses 2,000 jobs in June

...really good news is that Georgia employers have created 81,100 jobs since last June," said State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler, "which is the largest June-to-June job growth since 2006."In June there were 1,689 initial claims for unemployment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-17/augusta-metro-loses-2000-j
Masters delivers job boost to Augusta metro in April

...created 41,300 new jobs, which is the largest March to April increase since 2005," said state Labor Commissioner Mark Butler.The number of jobs in Georgia increased to 4.1 million in April, up 1 percent from March. Like Augusta, most...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-15/masters-delivers-job-boost
Georgia's jobless rate declines to 7.3 percent

...morning. It is down from 7.4 percent in December and 8.6 percent in January a year ago.State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler says the rate fell because nearly 16,000 more Georgians were employed. Also, the number of new layoffs for January...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-06/georgias-jobless-rate-decl
Columbia County sample ballot

...DawesAllen Bowles FortNancy T. JesterT. Fitz JohnsonKira G. WillisRichard L. Woods For Commissioner Of LaborJ. Mark Butler * For Public Service Commissioner(To Succeed H. Doug Everett)Herman D. "Doug" Everett * For Public Service Commissioner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-05-17/columbia-count
Richmond County sample ballot

...DawesAllen Bowles FortNancy T. JesterT. Fitz JohnsonKira G. WillisRichard L. Woods For Commissioner Of LaborJ. Mark Butler *For Public Service Commissioner(To Succeed H. Doug Everett)Herman D. "Doug" Everett * For Public Service Commissioner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-05-17/richmond-count
Georgia jobless rate remains unchanged at 7 percent

...employers created 41,300 new jobs, which is the largest March to April increase since 2005," state Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said in a statement. "And, to make things even better, more jobseekers are entering the labor force and getting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-15/georgia-jobless-rate-remai
State report: Augusta gained 700 jobs in March

...next week."This is the ninth month in a row that Georgia's unemployment rate has dropped," Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said in a statement. "It's down because we continue to see employers creating more jobs and laying off fewer workers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-17/state-report-augusta-gaine
Georgia unemployment rate improves

...December, mostly due to seasonal hiring in retail trade, transportation and warehousing," said State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler. "And, I'm particularly pleased that we had some 90,000 more jobs this December than last, which is the best...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-23/georgia-unemployment-rate-