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GA Unemployment Rate:  Download this pdf file. 3.2%

US Unemployment Rate: 4.8%

UI Initial Claims: Download this pdf file. 28,835

Federal Minimum Wage: $7.25

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Georgia sets Record-low Unemployment Rate Achieving Highest Number of Employed Georgians Since Pandemic

The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) announced today that Georgia's unemployment rate dropped three-tenths of a percentage point to 3.2 percent in September, an all-time low for Georgia dipping below the rate of 3.3 percent in January 2020. The number of employed rose above 5 million for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic and the number of unemployed was reported at the lowest level since June 2001 (161,786).

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