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GA Unemployment Rate:
US Unemployment Rate: 3.7%
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Federal Minimum Wage: $7.25
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Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler announced today that Georgia's August unemployment rate was 2.8 percent for the second consecutive month while jobs numbers reached another all-time high increasing almost 16,000 from July. Georgia's unemployment rate was nine-tenths of a percent lower than the national August 2022 unemployment rate of 3.7 percent.