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Augusta metro loses 2,000 jobs in June

...higher than May. There were 1,818 claims in June 2013.For the state, there were 37,917 new claims for unemployment insurance filed in June, an increase of 14.2 percent from May. Of the increase, 3,376 claims were in manufacturing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-17/augusta-metro-loses-2000-j
Metro Augusta jobless rate up

...professional and business services sector. The total number of jobs dropped by 700. There were 1,409 new claims for unemployment insurance filed in May, which decreased by 8.1 percent from 1,534 in April. A total of 2,019 claims were filed...

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

...labor department also reported initial claims for unemployment insurance benefits, a proxy for layoff activity in a month...the state, there were 33,191 new claims for unemployment insurance filed in May, a decrease of 1.1 percent from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-06-19/augusta-met
SC unemployment agency again making early debt payment to federal government

...avoids higher federal unemployment tax rates. That allows for lower 2015 tax bills to businesses paying into the unemployment insurance trust fund, which had about $130 million in it Wednesday.The U.S. Department of Labor recommends that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-04-30/sc-unemployment-agency-a
GRU index rebounds

...March 2013. Medcalfe said four components of the index improved in March: housing permits, initial claims for unemployment insurance, job openings and the Dow Jones Industrial Average. "The fact that all four of them were moving in the right...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/tim-rausch/2014-05-16/gru-index-r
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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Augusta saw fewer layoffs in January

Initial claims for unemployment insurance, a measure of layoff activity, declined in January for metro Augusta, the Georgia labor department reported Thursday.There...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-06/augusta-saw-fewer-layoffs-
Fewer first-timers in the unemployment line in February

...Georgia side of the metro area.The state also experienced a drop in February. There were 40,322 new claims for unemployment insurance filed, a drop of 17,769 from January.Most of the decline in claims came in manufacturing, trade, transportation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-20/fewer-first-timers-unemplo
State report: Augusta gained 700 jobs in March

...job growth, we had the fewest new claims for unemployment insurance that we've had in seven years. This means...entire state, there were 30,814 new claims for unemployment insurance filed in March, the fewest number since February...

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