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GA Unemployment Rate:  Download this pdf file. 3.0%

US Unemployment Rate: 3.6%

UI Initial Claims: Download this pdf file. 16,750

Federal Minimum Wage: $7.25

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Georgia Unemployment Rate Drops to All-Time Low of Three Percent

Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler announced today that Georgia’s May unemployment rate hit an all-time low of 3 percent while Georgia's number of jobs continued to climb to an all-time high of 4,782,400, up 18,100 from April to May and up 244,100 over the year. Georgia’s unemployment rate was six-tenths of a percent lower than the national May 2022 unemployment rate of 3.6 percent.

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