Georgia unemployment rate drops for 14th straight month

Release: Georgia Unemployment Rate Drops for 14th Straight Month to 4.0% as Jobs Increase Atlanta, GA - Recently, Governor Brian P. Kemp applauded Georgia's unemployment rate dropping for the fourteenth straight month since April 2020. The unemployment rate…

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…

GDOL reports a positive trend in Valdosta’s labor…

Release: Valdosta Posts Positive Numbers Across the Board in April Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Valdosta saw positive over-the-month measures in almost every key indicator in April. “We had another strong month…

GDOL invites unemployed to use ‘Employ Georgia’ to…

Release: Employ Georgia’s Career Options Offer Long-Term Solutions In April, 82 perent of the Georgians receiving unemployment benefits earned less than $20,000 annually in their prior employment, but with the federal unemployment insurance supplements, these…