Georgia Department of Labor

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Name: Georgia Department of Labor
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Local retailers begin hiring for holiday season

Cody Long is a reporter for FOX 31.Read more: Local, Economy, Business, Local Retailers Begin Hiring for Holiday Season, Kohls, Walmart, Target, Seasonal, Jobs, Work, Employee, Hiringsave0Being out of job is tough to cope with but if you need some extra ... [Published WFXL - 16 hours ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Kumho Tire to begin employee recruitment for Macon plant

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - The Georgia Department of Labor will host an online and in-person employee recruitment for the new Kumho Plant coming to Macon.The online recruitment will take place 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, November 1, until Wednesday, November ... [Published 41 NBC - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Georgia labor official: Recession rebound continues

Mark Butler, head of the Georgia Department of Labor , last week described how his department has shifted its focus on reviving economic growth following the Great Recession.“Changes come from complaints,” Butler told those attending the October meeting ... [Published Cat Walk Chatt - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

County's unemployment drops to 7.5% in September

The unemployment rate in Douglas County dropped in the month of September to 7.5 percent from 8.3 percent in August, according to numbers from the Georgia Department of Labor. The city of Douglasville also saw a drop in unemployment from August’s 9.6 ... [Published Douglas County Sentinel - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Metro unemployment rate falls in September

ATLANTA — Metro Hinesville’s unemployment rate for September was 8.2 percent, down 0.9 percent from 9.1 percent in August, the Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday.The rate last September was 8.6 percent.The rate dropped because there were 313 ... [Published Coastal Courier - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Serious Illness Taught Me the Value of Insurance

at 10:35 AM EDTCecelia Smaha is being honored as an Affordable Care Act Champion of Change.I don’t remember driving home from work with the Georgia Department of Labor on November 19, 1999. I had flu-like symptoms and felt awful that day. My housemate ... [Published The White House - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

GDOL to sponsor career expo in Gainesville Nov. 6

ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will sponsor a career expo Thursday morning, Nov. 6, in Gainesville. It will be held from 9:00-12:00 at the GDOL’s Gainesville Career Center, 2756 Atlanta Highway, near Chicopee.It will feature about 20 ... [Published Access North GA - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Ga. Department of Labor hosting recruitment event

The Georgia Department of Labor is hosting a recruitment and job fair for a tire company that is building a plant in Macon.Click to Continue » ... [Published Fort Mills Times - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Jobs: GDOL to Help Kumho Tire Recruit Workers for New Facility

The recruitment will be held Saturday, Nov. 1, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the KAAGA Building, 5900 Brook Hollow Parkway nearby in Norcross.From a press releaseThe Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will help Kumho Tire recruit a number of employees in ... [Published Norcross Patch - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Carroll jobless rate falls in September

Carroll County’s jobless rate continues to fall, dropping 1.2 percentage points, from 9.0 percent in August to 7.8 percent in September.Preliminary county unemployment figures for September, released Thursday by Georgia Department of Labor, indicate the ... [Published Carroll County Times-Georgian - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Effingham jobless rate drops to 6.1 percent

ATLANTA – Effingham County’s unemployment rate shrank in September, even as the labor force grew, according to Georgia Department of Labor statistics.The preliminary unemployment rate for September was 6.1 percent, down from 6.7 percent in August and ... [Published Effingham Herald - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 5 reports

Georgias unemployment rate down to 7.9 percent in September

The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Georgias seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for September was 7.9 percent, down from 8.1 percent in August. The rate in September last year…Click to Continue » ... [Published Macon Telegraph - Oct 16 2014]

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"I'd probably pay some bills, put some gas in my tank considering really cheap right now or at least it's reasonably cheap" Brian Boyd said
"The rate dropped because there were 5,744 fewer unemployed people in September, according to the federal government's monthly household survey, and we had fewer new layoffs" said State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler
"I don't just want bodies this year," she said. "I'm looking for applicants that would like to stay on and make careers."
"Those we hire from the area tend to stay with us" he said

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September unemployment rate drop likely owed to... [Published Cherokee Tribune - 6 hours ago]
Local retailers begin hiring for holiday season [Published WFXL - 16 hours ago]
Kumho Tire to begin employee recruitment for Ma... [Published 41 NBC - Oct 29 2014]
Georgia labor official: Recession rebound conti... [Published Cat Walk Chatt - Oct 29 2014]
County's unemployment drops to 7.5% in September [Published Douglas County Sentinel - Oct 29 2014]
Metro unemployment rate falls in September [Published Coastal Courier - Oct 28 2014]
New jobs promised as campaigns spar [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Oct 27 2014]
Serious Illness Taught Me the Value of Insurance [Published The White House - Oct 27 2014]
GDOL to sponsor career expo in Gainesville Nov. 6 [Published Access North GA - Oct 27 2014]
Ga. Department of Labor hosting recruitment event [Published Fort Mills Times - Oct 27 2014]
Jobs: GDOL to Help Kumho Tire Recruit Workers f... [Published Norcross Patch - Oct 24 2014]
JEMC donates 10K to nonprofit with programs in ... [Published Access North GA - Oct 24 2014]
GDOL to co-sponsor veterans’ career expo in Sav... [Published Noodls - Oct 24 2014]
Carroll jobless rate falls in September [Published Carroll County Times-Georgian - Oct 24 2014]
Effingham jobless rate drops to 6.1 percent [Published Effingham Herald - Oct 24 2014]
CSRA's Unemployment Rate Falls To 8.2 Percent I... [Published WJBF-TV - Oct 23 2014]
Marietta, Cobb, Metro Unemployment Rates Drop i... [Published East Cobb Patch - Oct 23 2014]
Georgia Department of Labor: Rockdale and Newto... [Published Rockdale Citizen - Oct 23 2014]
Metro Hinesville’s unemployment rate falls... [Published Coastal Courier - Oct 23 2014]
Kennesaw, Cobb, Metro Atlanta Unemployment Rate... [Published Acworth Patch - Oct 23 2014]
Job recruitment event for new pigments plant we... [Published McDuffieMirror - Oct 23 2014]
Atlanta Unemployment Below 10 Percent in September [Published Midtown Patch - Oct 23 2014]
Smyrna, Cobb, Metro Area Unemployment Rates Dec... [Published Smyrna-Vinings Patch - Oct 23 2014]
Jobs: Gwinnett Sees Significant Drop in Unemplo... [Published Dacula Patch - Oct 23 2014]
Unemployment falls in Albany and Southwest Geor... [Published WFXL - Oct 23 2014]
Woodstock Unemployment Rate Dips To 7.2 Percent [Published Woodstock-Towne Lake Patch - Oct 23 2014]
Jobless Rate Falls For Both Alpharetta, Milton [Published Alpharetta-Milton Patch - Oct 23 2014]
Dalton and GA state unemployment rate drops for... [Published 3 WRCB-TV - Oct 23 2014]
Augusta manufacturing facility holding recruitm... [Published WFXG FOX 54 - Oct 23 2014]
Northwest Georgia’s Unemployment Rate Falls To ... [Published Chattanoogan - Oct 23 2014]
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