GaDOL unveils Walking the Last Mile reentry program

ATLANTA - The GaDOL unveils the Walking the Last Mile reentry program to transition from incarceration to returning citizen. Release: Georgia Labor Commissioner Bruce Thompson unveiled the Walking the Last Mile reentry program, a new…

Georgia’s July unemployment rate holds firm

ATLANTA - The July unemployment rate for Georgia remains unchanged from June and remains below the national average. Release: Georgia Labor Commissioner Bruce Thompson announced that Georgia's July unemployment rate remained steady at 3.2 percent,…

Valdosta June unemployment rate increases slightly

VALDOSTA - The Department of Labor is reporting that Valdosta's unemployment rate for June experiences a slight increase. Release: Georgia Labor Commissioner Bruce Thompson said Thursday that Valdosta recorded an unemployment rate of 4.0 percent…

Georgia reports record high June job numbers

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reports that Georgia experienced record high job numbers in June. Release: Georgia Labor Commissioner Bruce Thompson announced that Georgia's June unemployment rate remained steady at 3.2 percent, unchanged…

Unemployment on the rise in Valdosta

VALDOSTA - A report by the Georgia Department of Labor reveals that Valdosta's unemployment rate increased in May. Release: Georgia Labor Commissioner Bruce Thompson said Thursday that Valdosta recorded an unemployment rate of 3.8 percent…

Georgia unemployment rate sees all-time high

ATLANTA - Georgia's May unemployment rate was up compared to April with all-time high job numbers. Release: Georgia Labor Commissioner Bruce Thompson announced that Georgia's May unemployment rate was 3.2 percent, up one-tenth from a…

Valdosta February unemployment rate goes unchanged.

VALDOSTA - Valdosta's February unemployment rate is unchanged from January according to Georgia Labor Commissioner. Release: Georgia Labor Commissioner Bruce Thompson said Thursday that Valdosta recorded an unemployment rate of 3.6 percent in February, unchanged…