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Keep Butler on the job

Mark Butler noticed something important shortly after he became the state's labor commissioner in 2011.Speaking to other Department of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-09-30/keep-butler-job
Employer summit addresses workplace challenges

...giving it to everybody," Kelly said of the benefits allocated by the state labor department.State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler spoke to the crowd about changes made to the department, such as developing programs to prepare Georgia residents for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-09-30/employer-su
Business and employer summit set for Sept. 30

...set for 8:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. in Building 1000 at Augusta Technical College, Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler and others will discuss three top issues faced by the business community: the emerging workforce, unemployment insurance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-09-10/business-an
Georgia Department of Labor reports net gain of 600 jobs in August

...conducts the monthly household survey that determines the national and state unemployment rates," Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said in a statement. "They say the 'volatility' in the monthly survey numbers 'is expected' and that it's often 'smoothed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-18/georgia-department-labor-r
Business news

...summit, set for 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Building 1000 at Augusta Technical College, Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler and others will discuss three top issues faced by the business community: the emerging workforce, unemployment insurance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-10/business-news
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
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