Georgia Department of Labor

Type: Organization
Name: Georgia Department of Labor
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Effingham unemployment rate up slightly for August

ATLANTA — The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that the preliminary unemployment rate in Effingham County was 6.7 percent for August, up slightly from 6.6 percent in June.Unemployment in Effingham for August 2013 also was 6.6 percent.The ... [Published Effingham Herald - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 2 reports

Georgia Department of Labor to Help Wal-Mart Recruit Workers for Stores in Cumming Oct. 8

ATLANTA, Sept. 29 -- The Georgia Department of Labor issued the following news release:The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will help Wal-Mart recruit a number of employees to work at stores in the Forsyth County area.The recruitment will be held Wednesday, ... [Published HighBeam Research - 17 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

GDOL will help Kelly Services recruit workers in Rome on Oct. 9

ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor’s (GDOL) Rome Career Center will help Kelly Services recruit seasonal workers for Petz Enterprises, a software support company in Rome. The recruitment will be held Thursday, Oct. 9 , from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the ... [Published Rome News-Tribune - 17 hours ago]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Holiday season to bring jobs

Unemployment continues to improve across the north Georgia region and officials believe the busy holiday shopping season will bring even lower rates in the coming months."I'm expecting the unemployment rate will continue to show good signs through the ... [Published Dawson Community News - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 2 reports

Official: Georgia’s jobless rate ‘questionable’

Last month, Georgia outdid the nation in its jobless rate – 8.1 percent, up from 7.7 percent in July.On Sept. 19, the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics issued a report saying, for August, “Georgia had the highest unemployment rate among ... [Published Neighbor Newspapers.com - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

News 3 Neighbors: Grace House Project

COLUMBUS, Ga. -A transitional home for homeless men is under construction in Columbus and the project has attracted a host of volunteers.  Their efforts are the focus of today's News 3 Neighbors story.An abandoned apartment complex in the Beallwood community ... [Published WRBL-TV - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

GDOL to help Carters recruit in Oakwood this weekend

OAKWOOD - Carter's Distribution Center in Braselton is looking for 200 second-shift workers and will be recruiting with the state labor department at Lanier Technical College this coming weekend.According to a release from the Georgia Department of Labor, ... [Published Access North GA - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

GDOL Will Help Wal-Mart Recruit Workers for Stores in Cumming Oct. 8

The two stores hiring workers are located on Market Place Boulevard in Cumming and on Atlanta Highway in Alpharetta.Staff ReportThe Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will help Wal-Mart recruit a number of employees to work at stores in the Forsyth County ... [Published Cumming Patch - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Jobless rate in Douglas at 8.3% in August

Douglas County’s jobless rate ticked up one-tenth of a percentage point from July to August, going from 8.2 percent to 8.3 percent, according to figures released Thursday by the Georgia Department of Labor.Douglasville, meanwhile, saw a drop from 9.7 ... [Published Douglas County Sentinel - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 3 reports

Sandy Springs Sees Bump in Unemployment Rate

The city's rate climbed from 6.3 percent in July to 6.5 percent in August.The city of Sandy Springs last month saw an uptick in its unemployment rate.The city’s jobless rate rose from 6.3 percent in July to 6.5 percent in August, according to preliminary ... [Published Sandy Springs Patch - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 10 reports

Alpharetta, Milton See Jump in Jobless Rates

Both cities saw their unemployment rates climb from July to August, along with the metro Atlanta rate.Both Alpharetta and Milton saw their jobless rates grow slightly last month.According to preliminary numbers released by the Georgia Department of Labor, ... [Published Alpharetta-Milton Patch - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 16 reports

Georgia Department of Labor shows unemployment rate rises in Rockdale, goes down in Newton

CONYERS — Rockdale County’s unemployment rate inched upward in August, reflecting a similar statewide increase. Newton County’s rate, however, showed a slight decrease, according to preliminary statistics from the Georgia Department of Labor.The DOL’s ... [Published Newton Citizen - Sep 25 2014]

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"With the beginning of the holiday season, the forecasts are showing that the economy is going to be pretty good ... certainly better than it was during the recession" he said
...  Aguilar says the men who are housed there will be taught how to use a computer and how to look for a job.  "Obviously, this is a ministry.  We're going to have other opportunities for people to come in and give devotions."   He adds that people from the Georgia Department of Labor, New Horizons and other organizations will be coming to Grace House to work with the men and...
Greg Rivara, a spokesman from IDES said, "For people who were really touched by the economic downturn, it's hard not to remember how challenging that was during those times. It's hard to tell yourself to continue to look forward without occasionally looking in the rear-view mirror. As we get farther away from those days, we'll feel more comfortable in being happy and I think you're seeing that."
"It's been hard to get anybody to call me back, so it's great to finally have a job" she said after taking an orientation course at the Tennessee Career Center

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Georgia Department of Labor to Help Wal-Mart Re... [Published HighBeam Research - 17 hours ago]
GDOL will help Kelly Services recruit workers i... [Published Rome News-Tribune - 17 hours ago]
Effingham unemployment rate up slightly for August [Published Effingham Herald - Oct 01 2014]
Holiday season to bring jobs [Published Dawson Community News - Oct 01 2014]
Official: Georgia’s jobless rate ‘questionable’ [Published Neighbor Newspapers.com - Sep 30 2014]
Labor commissioner finds it ‘odd’ Georgia has t... [Published Neighbor Newspapers.com - Sep 30 2014]
Gdol Will Help Wal-Mart Recruit Workers for Sto... [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 30 2014]
News 3 Neighbors: Grace House Project [Published WRBL-TV - Sep 30 2014]
GDOL to help Carters recruit in Oakwood this we... [Published Access North GA - Sep 29 2014]
GDOL Will Help Wal-Mart Recruit Workers for Sto... [Published Cumming Patch - Sep 29 2014]
Report: No Change in Cherokee Jobless Rate [Published Canton-Sixes Patch - Sep 28 2014]
Jobless rate in Douglas at 8.3% in August [Published Douglas County Sentinel - Sep 28 2014]
Trying to make sense of job growth, employment ... [Published Savannah Morning News - Sep 28 2014]
Athens unemployment rate drops [Published OnlineAthens - Sep 27 2014]
Trident Refit Facility at Kings Bay will hire 6... [Published Florida Times-Union - Sep 27 2014]
Sandy Springs Sees Bump in Unemployment Rate [Published Sandy Springs Patch - Sep 26 2014]
Johns Creek Unemployment Rate Inches Higher [Published Johns Creek Patch - Sep 26 2014]
Roswell Jobless Rate Grows to 6.2 Percent [Published Roswell Patch - Sep 26 2014]
Alpharetta, Milton See Jump in Jobless Rates [Published Alpharetta-Milton Patch - Sep 26 2014]
Bartow Unemployment Rate Falls To 7.9 Percent [Published Cartersville Patch - Sep 26 2014]
Unemployment Rates Reveal Diverse Trends in Dif... [Published TopNews Arab Emirates - Sep 26 2014]
Metro Macon's Unemployment Rate Unchanged at 8.... [Published Insurance News Net - Sep 26 2014]
Metro Albany's Unemployment Rate Rises to 9.2 P... [Published Insurance News Net - Sep 26 2014]
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