Minors in Entertainment Proposed Rules

August 14, 2019

The Georgia Department of Labor is providing the public an opportunity to comment upon and provide input to its proposed Minors in Entertainment rule changes and forms. A public hearing will be held Friday, September 20, 2019 at 10:00 AM, in Room 101A

House Bill 373 UI Law Changes

June 27, 2019

House Bill (HB) 373 was signed into law by Governor Brian Kemp on May 11, 2019, changing certain provisions of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated (O.C.G.A.) Title 34, Chapter 8. The following law changes are effective July 1, 2019.

Join SIDES E-Response

April 23, 2019

The State Information Data Exchange System (SIDES) E-Response is a free, secure, online application that enables employers to receive and respond to requests for separation information on Unemployment Insurance (UI) claims electronically.

2019 Regional Business Summits

April 4, 2019

Employer Committees locally and the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will co-host 12 Regional Business Summits and Networking Events across the state, "Employers In the Know 2019".

Back Pay for Furlough Federal Employees

February 19, 2019

President Trump signed legislation ending the partial shutdown of the federal government and awarded back pay of wages for the furlough period. Federal employees were allowed to return to work effective Saturday, January 26, 2019.

Winter Weather Closures

January 28, 2019

The National Weather Service has warned that counties in a line generally north of the I-85 corridor, from Heard County to Rabun County, will likely receive varying levels of snow or snow/rain mix.