Valdosta shows improved unemployment rates

Release: Valdosta Posts Positive Numbers Across the Board in February Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Valdosta saw positive over-the-month measures for every key indicator in February. “February’s numbers are a strong indication the state is…

Georgia unemployment rate continues to improve

Release: Georgia’s Rate Continues to Drop in February Atlanta, GA – The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) announced recently that Georgia’s unemployment rate dropped 0.3 percentage points in February to reach 4.8 percent and has decreased…

GDOL warns that working while collecting UI is…

Release: Georgians Returning to Work and Failing to Report Wages Are Committing Fraud Atlanta, GA – According to a Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) report, in the past five months, almost 10,000 Georgians have returned to…

GDOL completes past year’s UI claims at an…

Release: GDOL Announces More Than 95% Payment Rate for Eligible Regular UI Claims Atlanta, GA – The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) paid over 450,000 Georgians last week more than $265 million in unemployment insurance…

Bluestem Brands creates over 130 new jobs in…

Release: E-commerce Company Bluestem Brands More Than Doubles Georgia Presence in Putnam County, Creates 130+ Jobs Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Bluestem Brands, a business operating multiple national e-commerce retail brands,…