Planned System Outage

January 20, 2017

In order to maintain the highest level of assistance to our customers, we are upgrading the computer system that powers our online services.

2017 Unemployment Tax Rate Notices

January 6, 2017

2017 Unemployment Tax Rate Notices, Form DOL-626, were mailed to employers and their designated payroll service providers of record on December 30, 2016.

Hazardous Weather Updates

January 6, 2017

Hazardous weather conditions may dictate whether the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) state headquarters and career centers can open to serve the public. 

Workplace Posters Enforcement Scam

November 28, 2016

The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) encourages employers to review the workplace poster requirements in Georgia and be sure that all posters are up-to-date and displayed correctly.

Federal Disaster Unemployment Assistance

November 1, 2016

Individuals who are unemployed or partially unemployed as a direct result of Hurricane Matthew may be eligible for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA).  DUA benefits are funded by the federal government to assist individuals after a disaster.

Potential Unemployment Email Scam

August 24, 2016

Georgia applicants for unemployment insurance benefits should only use the official website, developed and controlled by the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) for conducting unemployment insurance (UI) claim or employe