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GA Unemployment Rate:
US Unemployment Rate: 3.5%
UI Initial Claims:
Federal Minimum Wage: $7.25
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On Thursday, January 12, 2023, Bruce Thompson was sworn in as Georgia's tenth Commissioner of Labor by Governor Brian Kemp. As the administrative head of the Georgia Department of Labor, the labor commissioner is responsible for overseeing Georgia's unemployment insurance program. Commissioner Thompson is eager to get to work for the people of Georgia and intends to revamp the unemployment insurance claims process, while providing high-quality, responsive, and universally accessible services that accommodate customer choice and exceed customer expectations.