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GA Unemployment Rate:  Download this pdf file. 3.1%

US Unemployment Rate: 4.6%

UI Initial Claims: Download this pdf file. 27,310

Federal Minimum Wage: $7.25

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Georgia Unemployment Rate Hits All-Time Low Amid Strong Job Growth

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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