Georgia’s Jobs Increase While Unemployment Rate Remains Unchanged

Georgia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in April 2016 was 5.5 percent, unchanged from March. The rate was 6.1 percent in April 2015. The state agency reported that Georgia gained 10,600 jobs to reach a total of 4,371,300 in April, but the overall job gains were somewhat offset by job losses in the fields of government, education and health services, and financial activities. Georgia State Labor Commissioner, Mark Butler, stated “We continue to see evidence that our job market is moving in the right direction, even though the unemployment rate remained steady”.  Click here to read more: