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GA Unemployment Rate: 11.9%
US Unemployment Rate: 14.7%
UI Initial Claims: 1,353,921
Federal Minimum Wage: $7.25
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The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) announced today an April preliminary unemployment rate of 11.9 percent. The number of unemployed increased from 342,601 to 581,820. April's numbers represent the highest one-month recorded increase and also the highest total unemployment on record.
GDOL Career Centers are temporarily closed to the public.