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State’s job losses in September attributed to Hurricane Irma

Georgia’s economy lost about 500 jobs in September, but the unemployment rate dropped slightly to 4.5 percent . . .

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State’s jobless rate is lowest in 10 years

Georgia’s unemployment rate went down to 4.8 percent in June, the fifth consecutive monthly decrease . . .

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Georgia unemployment rises for second consecutive month

The state’s jobless rate is inching up again after several months of decreases . . .

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State’s jobless rate ticks back up in September

Georgia’s unemployment rate edged up to 5.1 percent in September, slightly higher than the national rate . . .

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State jobless rate edges down in July

Georgia’s unemployment rate for July dipped to 5 percent, nearly matching the national jobless rate . . .

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State’s unemployment rate moving back up

Georgia’s unemployment rate increases for third month in a row; state is losing jobs, according to Labor Department figures . . .

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Jobless rate inched back up in December

The state’s unemployment increased slightly to 8.6 percent in December, still higher than the national jobless rate . . .

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