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GA Unemployment Rate:  Download this pdf file. 2.8%

US Unemployment Rate: 3.7%

UI Initial Claims: Download this pdf file. 26,750

Federal Minimum Wage: $7.25

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State Job's Number Hits New All-Time High as GDOL Hosts Virtual Job Fair

Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler announced today that Georgia's August unemployment rate was 2.8 percent for the second consecutive month while jobs numbers reached another all-time high increasing almost 16,000 from July. Georgia's unemployment rate was nine-tenths of a percent lower than the national August 2022 unemployment rate of 3.7 percent.