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GA Unemployment Rate:
US Unemployment Rate: 4.6%
UI Initial Claims:
Federal Minimum Wage: $7.25
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Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler announced today that Georgia's unemployment rate dropped to 3.1 percent in October, the lowest rate in Georgia's recorded history. The rate was down two-tenths from a revised 3.3 percent in September. The national October 2021 unemployment rate was down two-tenths to 4.6 percent. Jobs in Georgia were up 21,000 over the month and are up 4.5 percent over the year to 4,605,600.
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