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…

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…

Georgia forms a UI task force to combat…

Release: Statewide unemployment insurance task force targets fraud during COVID-19 pandemic Citizens are encouraged to report suspected fraud to authorities SAVANNAH, GA:  A new statewide, interagency task force focused on combatting unemployment insurance (UI) benefit…

GDOL Addresses Outstanding Unemployment Claims

Release: GDOL Addresses Outstanding Claims AUGUST 06, 2020 Atlanta, GA - The Georgia Department of Labor has recently been asked why not all initial unemployment insurance (UI) claims from the middle of March have not…