The House has approved legislation to fund the government, suspend its borrowing limit and provide federal disaster and refugee aid.
CVS Health is expecting to hire to fill more than 600 positions in clinical and retail in Georgia during a national career event Friday. Nationally, the company is looking for about 25,000 new hires.
Labor trafficking is the “recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person for labor or services, through the use of force, fraud or coercion for the purpose of subjection to involuntary servitude, peonage, debt bondage or slavery, ” according to the study.
U.S. unemployment claims rose last week to 332,000 from a pandemic low, a sign that worsening COVID-19 infections may have slightly increased layoffs.
Amazon wants to hire 125,000 delivery and warehouse workers and said Tuesday that it is paying new hires an average of $18 an hour in a tight job market as more people shop online.
The share of Americans in poverty rose slightly to 11.4% in 2020, but COVID-19 relief payments eased losses for many, census data showed.
DeKalb County renters and property owners can still file for assistance through the county's rental assistance program, with one state representative saying there are millions of dollars in assistance still available.
The City of Atlanta has received millions more in federal money to help homeowners stay in their homes. The assistance in this case will be for renters.
The leading U.S. airlines say that the rise in COVID-19 cases is hurting ticket sales and pushing back the recovery of the travel industry.
Three of the country’s leading dollar store retail chains – Dollar General, Dollar Tree and Family Dollar – are opening up more stores than most big-box retailers in 2021, according to data from Coresight Research.
Millions of jobless Americans who have depended on federal unemployment aid as a financial lifeline are about to lose those benefits just as the delta variant of the coronavirus poses a renewed threat to the economy and the job market.
U.S. unemployment claims fell last week to 340,000, a pandemic low and another sign that the job market is steadily rebounding.
Job or income loss was the top reason Americans cried about money, a LendingTree survey said.
An organization called “Cancel the Rent” gathered outside of the Fulton County Courthouse earlier Friday evening, calling for rent cancellation and reinstating the eviction ban.
The Supreme Court is allowing evictions to resume across the United States, blocking the Biden administration from enforcing a temporary ban that was put in place because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Georgia Department of Labor Commissioner Mark Butler met with members of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday on the Georgia Tech campus to discuss developments in the workforce and economy, including how to attract workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
"We are seeing far less job applicants or people not showing up for their interviews," one Chick-fil-A location wrote, saying they were in the middle of a "hiring crisis." Another location said it was closing its dining room because "our team members are exhausted and there is no relief for them in our roster."
A federal appeals court on Friday allowed the COVID-19-related pause on evictions imposed by the CDC to remain in place, setting up a likely battle before the nation’s highest court.
Gov. Brian Kemp announced Thursday he has signed an executive order liberating businesses from local COVID-19 ordinances.
President Joe Biden has ordered FEMA to continue to cover 100% of states’ costs associated with the COVID-19 pandemic through the end of the year.