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GA Unemployment Rate:
US Unemployment Rate: 3.4%
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Federal Minimum Wage: $7.25
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Georgia Labor Commissioner Bruce Thompson has appointed Louis DeBroux as Chief of Staff to the Commissioner and Dana Woodall as Chief Operating Officer for the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL). Commissioner Thompson also announced that Georgia's April unemployment rate remained steady at 3.1 percent for the ninth consecutive month and is three-tenths of a percent lower than the national unemployment rate.