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GA Unemployment Rate:  Download this pdf file. 2.9%

US Unemployment Rate: 3.6%

UI Initial Claims: Download this pdf file. 25,660

Federal Minimum Wage: $7.25

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Georgia's Unemployment Rate Dips Below 3% and Job Numbers Reach a New High

Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler announced today that Georgia's June unemployment rate hit an all-time low of 2.9 percent while Georgia's number of jobs continued to climb to an all-time high of 4,801,800. Jobs are up 18,100 from May to June and up 246,300 over the year. Georgia's unemployment rate was seven-tenths of a percent lower than the national June 2022 unemployment rate of 3.6 percent.

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