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GA Unemployment Rate:
US Unemployment Rate: 4.8%
UI Initial Claims:
Federal Minimum Wage: $7.25
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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).
GDOL Career Centers are temporarily closed to the public.