GDOL hosts multi-employer virtual career fair

A multi-employer virtual career fair hosted by the GDOL will have job openings being offered in various fields. Release: The Georgia Department of Labor will host a multi-employer virtual career fair for the Coastal Georgia…

GDOL will assist in hosting virtual job recruitment…

The Georgia Department of Labor will help host a virtual recruitment event with around 120 job openings available. Release: The Georgia Department of Labor will assist RUAG International/Norma Precision-Ammo to host virtual information sessions to…

Georgia’s labor force data release by GDOL

Release: GDOL Releases June Area Labor Force Data Atlanta, GA – The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) recently released June labor force information for Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs), Regional Commissions (RCs), and select counties.  These statistics can be…

Valdosta Sees an Increase in Jobs in June

Release: Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Valdosta saw an increase in jobs over-the-month and over-the-year in June. "We are continuing to see an increase in the number of jobs available and very…

Georgia’s unemployment rate continues to decline

Release: Unemployment Rate Drops to 4 Percent in June Atlanta, GA – The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) announced recently that Georgia’s unemployment rate dropped another 0.1 percentage point to reach 4 percent in June, lower…

Layoffs only ten percent of GA’s latest UI…

Release: Only Ten Percent of UI Initial Claims Due to Layoffs Last week, regular UI initial claims totaled 19,761, down 988 over the previous week, the lowest number of weekly claims in 2021. However, a recent GDOL report…

Annual May UI claims decrease in Valdosta

Release: Initial Claims Continue to Drop in Valdosta for May Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Valdosta saw its initial claims for unemployment drop over-the-month and over-the-year. "This is a step in the…

Georgia soon to end CARES Act UI benefits…

Release: Georgia Reinstates Pre-Pandemic Unemployment Insurance Requirements In accordance with the plan for reemployment and the announcement to no longer participate in the federal unemployment insurance (UI) programs enacted through the CARES Act and the…