Georgia unemployment rate at 10.2 percent in October

Thursday November 19, 2009 07:00 AM

A year ago, that number was 6.9 percent, the state’s labor department said. October marks the first time in two years that Georgia’s unemployment rate has matched that of the national one. Otherwise, the number of people out of work in Georgia has been higher, the DOL said. “The recession will not end for the thousands of jobless Georgians until more employers start hiring again,” State Labor …

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