An official website of the State of Georgia.
How you know
Local, state, and federal government websites often end in .gov. State of Georgia government websites and email systems use “georgia.gov” or “ga.gov” at the end of the address. Before sharing sensitive or personal information, make sure you’re on an official state website.
Call 1-800-GEORGIA to verify that a website is an official website of the State of Georgia.
Apply for Unemployment Benefits, Set Up Employer-Filed Claim Profile, Claim Weekly UI Benefits Payment, UI Benefit Payment Methods, Submit Weekly Work Search
GA Unemployment Rate:
US Unemployment Rate: 3.6%
UI Initial Claims:
Federal Minimum Wage: $7.25
View More Statistics
Georgia Labor Commissioner Bruce Thompson announced today that Georgia's February unemployment rate was 3.1 percent, unchanged from a revised 3.1 percent in January. The unemployment rate has held at 3.1 percent for seven consecutive months and was five-tenths lower than the national unemployment rate of 3.6 percent. In January, Georgia had the highest labor force participation rate in the southeast, 61.0 percent, as well as the highest employment-to-population ratio in the region, 59.1 percent.