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GA Unemployment Rate:  Download this pdf file. 2.8%

US Unemployment Rate: 4.2%

UI Initial Claims: Download this pdf file. 17,194

Federal Minimum Wage: $7.25

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Georgia Employs Highest Number of Georgians Ever

Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler announced today that the state now employs the highest number of Georgians ever, surpassing the number of employed prior to the pandemic by over 3,000. The number of employed Georgians in November was up 11,983 from October to 5,027,981. Georgia's unemployment rate dropped another three tenths of a point to 2.8 percent in November, the lowest rate in Georgia's recorded history.

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