Unemployment

Tarrah Gibbons
June 22, 2020 - 4:17 pm
It has been about three months since the states began lockdowns to contain the spread of COVID-19. Will the coronavirus recession be worse than the Great Recession of 2008?
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Eldis Sula
June 08, 2020 - 1:10 pm
After an unexpectedly positive jobs report for the month of May, Americans are wondering if a second round of stimulus relief is less likely than ever.
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A man holds sign "I lost my job because of coronavirus." as he sits Male sitting on stairs of building at his  former place of work in the business center.
(Photo Credit: NataBene/Getty Images)
Maria Boynton
May 21, 2020 - 3:58 pm
Prior to the coronavirus pandemic the record for unemployment in Georgia was 10.6%. That was in December 2010.
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Tarrah Gibbons
May 19, 2020 - 6:59 am
The coronavirus pandemic continues to keep millions of Americans unemployed. As many people continue to be jobless, experts are sharing advice on how you can help them.
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Tarrah Gibbons
May 17, 2020 - 11:58 am
If you recently received unemployment benefits, a group of international fraudsters has been allegedly attacking United States unemployment systems.
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Tarrah Gibbons
May 13, 2020 - 1:51 pm
As more employees have to return to work during the pandemic, many are wondering if they are required to risk their safety, and how their choice impacts their unemployment eligibility.
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Tarrah Gibbons
May 11, 2020 - 4:31 pm
The coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc on jobs across the country. Many across the United States may be wondering when the country’s job market will recover.
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Tarrah Gibbons
April 28, 2020 - 1:09 pm
Many people across the United States are collecting unemployment. Americans may be wondering, why unemployment checks are being delayed in some states?
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In this Sept. 17, 2019, photo job seekers line up to speak to recruiters during an Amazon job fair in Dallas. On Friday, Oct. 4, the U.S. government issues the September jobs report. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
October 04, 2019 - 11:58 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy added a modest 136,000 jobs in September, a gain that managed to help lower the unemployment rate to a new five-decade low of 3.5% but also suggested rising caution among employers. The additional hiring and the drop in the jobless rate will likely ease worries...
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October 04, 2019 - 8:32 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the September U.S. jobs report (all times local): 8:30 a.m. The U.S. unemployment rate fell in September to a new five-decade low of 3.5%, while employers added a modest 136,000 jobs. The Labor Department says that despite the ultra-low unemployment rate, which was...
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