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State’s jobless rate holds steady at 5.5%

Georgia’s unemployment rate levels off, but still lags behind the national jobless rate . . .

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State’s jobless rate declines to 5.4% in January

The steady decline of Georgia’s unemployment rate continued as it hit 5.4 percent in January, the lowest level in eight years . . .

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State jobless rate once again going down

After an uptick in May, Georgia’s unemployment decreased slightly in June, according to the state Labor Department . . .

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Jobless rate holds steady at 6.3%

Georgia’s unemployment rate has stayed level at 6.3 percent for three consecutive months . . .

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Georgia jobless rate steady at 6.3 percent

The state’s unemployment rate was the same for March as it was in February, and trails the national jobless rate . . .

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State’s jobless rate lowest in nearly seven years

Georgia’s unemployment rate declined to 6.4 percent, its lowest level since 2008, although still higher than the national jobless rate . . .

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State’s jobless rate drops below 7 percent

Georgia’s unemployment rate is still higher than the national level, but decreased again in December . . .

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Mississippi, D.C. are tops in unemployment, Georgia’s next

Georgia is no longer No. 1 in unemployment rates among the states . . .

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Dhawan: Pay no attention to the unemployment rate

Georgia State economist Rajeev Dhawan questions the relevance of Georgia’s highest-in-the-nation unemployment rate . . .

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BLS says Georgia still has highest jobless rate

Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that Georgia again had the nation’s highest unemployment rate in the nation in September; jobless number is a major issue in the governor’s race . . .

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