2020 Virtual Employer Summits

The Macon Employer Committee and the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will co-host the "Employers in the Know 2020" business summits.

What To Do After Your Claim Is Filed

Information for unemployment benefit claimants filed by employers or individuals.

Notice of Amended Rules, August 13, 2020

Updated and Amended rules and certification of rules filed with Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger on August 13, 2020.


To better serve our claimants and prevent Unemployment Insurance fraud, the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) is partnering with ID.me to verify claimant identification.

UI Fraud is a Crime

The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) needs your help preventing UI fraud and abuse.

Notice of Amended Rules, July 17, 2020

Notice of Amended Rules filed with the Georgia Secretary of State, July 17, 2020

CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) ACT

Overview of the CARES ACT from the Georgia Department of Labor.

Tutorials for Requesting Payments

The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) has created tutorials detailing how to request weekly payments.

NEW Information for filing for unemployment, mandatory filing by employers for partial claims, and reemployment services

In response to the recent development of COVID-19, the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) is temporarily suspending in-person requirements for services provided by the agency.

Emergency Rules Adopted 03-26-20

Emergency amendments to Chapter 300-2-4 of the Rules of the Employment Security Law regarding Unemployment Insurance Benefit Payments.