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Augusta unemployment rate drops to 6.6 percent

...3 percent in November 2013.The rate fell as new jobs were added and new layoffs, as measured by initial unemployment insurance claims, dropped.The six-county metro area added 1,500 new jobs in November, pushing the total to 226...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-25/augusta-unemployment-rate-
Ga., SC differ on jobless help

...are harder to employ."And that's helpful, said Wentworth, because, "South Carolina has a pretty harsh unemployment insurance law."He noted that in most states, an individual who was laid off may collect benefits for up to 26 weeks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-12-05/ga-sc-diffe
S.C. businesses to get unemployment insurance refunds

COLUMBIA - South Carolina's unemployment insurance agency will be sending refund checks to businesses...they can apply the past overpayments to future unemployment insurance bills. That's how $65 million in overpayments...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-09-15/sc-businesses-get-unemploymen
Unemployment insurance cost changes in SC now real

COLUMBIA - The unemployment insurance bills South Carolina companies have been expecting for months are arriving this week, with good news for some companies and big...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2011-02-03/unemploymen
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Employer summit addresses workplace challenges

...as a conduit for employers with questions on unemployment insurance claims.To get a refresher course on nuances...said.The first issue of the day focused on unemployment insurance and included a presentation by state labor consultant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-09-30/employer-su
Augusta unemployment unchanged at 8 percent

...Although the rate remained unchanged, the number of jobs increased by 600 and the number of initial claims for unemployment insurance, a measure of new layoffs, declined 28 percent, the state reported.Columbia County at 6.6 percent was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-25/augusta-unemployment-uncha
Business and employer summit set for Sept. 30

...Mark Butler and others will discuss three top issues faced by the business community: the emerging workforce, unemployment insurance regulations and health care compliance.The event is sponsored by Georgia's labor department and Augusta area...

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

...employment in restaurants, hotels, construction and professional services. There were 1,408 new claims for unemployment insurance filed in August, a 28 percent decrease from July. The state had a 27 percent decrease. Most of the August...

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

...Mark Butler and others will discuss three top issues faced by the business community: the emerging workforce, unemployment insurance regulations and health care compliance.The event is sponsored by Georgia's labor department and Augusta area...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-10/business-news
Augusta metro area has net gain of 200 jobs in July

...June, with the bulk of the loss in local government educational services. There were 42,658 new claims for unemployment insurance filed in July, an increase of 12.5 percent from June. About one-third of the new claims were from temporary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-14/augusta-metro-area-has-net