Emergency Rules Adopted 03-19-20

Emergency amendments to Chapter 300-2 of the Rules of the Employment Security Law and Chapter 300-7-3 of the Rules of Inspection.

Ticket to Work

The Georgia Department Labor is an authorized Ticket to Work Employment Network Provider.

Online UI Appeals Now Available

Employers and claimants can now file appeals on unemployment insurance claims online.

House Bill 373 UI Law Changes

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.

Benefit Year

Requirements for Reporting Valid Social Security Numbers

NOTICE TO EMPLOYERS

Minors in Entertainment Portal

The Department's new registration system is now available to employers and minors in the entertainment industry. All such employers and minors must complete registration in order to comply with state law and regulations. 

Rapid Response

Access information about the GDOL services that provide immediate outplacement and transitional assistance to businesses and workers affected by company closings and large layoffs.

ACH-Credit

The Georgia Department of Labor offers an ACH-Credit payment option to bulk filers, such as payroll service providers (PSPs), CPA firms paying for multiple clients, and/or corporate employers paying for multiple DOL accounts.

Employer Portal

The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) Employer Portal is now available!  The portal provides self-service options with a single sign-on for Unemployment Insurance (UI) tax related services and limited services for UI benefit

Equifax Cybersecurity Incident

On September 7, 2017, Equifax announced a cybersecurity incident potentially impacting approximately 143 million U.S. consumers.