GDOL Rules

The rules of the Georgia Department of Labor set forth operating procedures that are not covered in the Official Code of Georgia and are established under section 34-8-70 of that code.


Complete list of Rules and Regulations for the Georgia Department of Labor


Unemployment insurance rules are within Download this pdf file.Chapter 300-2 Employment Security Law


Emergency Rules Adopted 03-19-20


The sections of Chapter 300-2 are:


Download this pdf file.300-2-1  Definitions

This section defines the meanings of terms used for the Unemployment Insurance Program.


Download this pdf file.300-2-2  Reports 

This section defines reports that employers are required to file to establish liability, file tax and wage reports, and report labor information. 


Download this pdf file.300-2-3  Tax Rates & Covered Employment 

This section defines rules that govern due dates, penalty & interest, types of liability & coverage, and changes in coverage.


Download this pdf file.300-2-4 UI Benefit Payments Emergency Rule 03-16-20

Emergency Rule 300-2-4-0.4 signed March 16, 2020


Download this pdf file.300-2-4  UI Benefit Payments

This section defines type of claims and procedures for processing claims. 


Download this pdf file.300-2-5  Appeals

This section defines type of appeals and procedures for processing appeals. 


Download this pdf file.300-2-6  Records

This section defines types of records employers are required to maintain and access to those records. 


Download this pdf file.300-2-7  Requirements for Employees and Employers

This section defines coverage requirements for employees and employers. 


Download this pdf file.300-2-8  Governmental & Non-Profit Accounts

This section defines treatment of governmental and non-profit organizations. 


Download this pdf file.300-2-9  Qualifications & Penalties for UI Benefits Claims

This section defines the qualifications and disqualifications for establishing a claim.