Executive Summary Ongoing reliance on state-level, race-neutral job market measures provide an incomplete picture of the health of Georgia’s workforce. On the surface, Georgia has maintained a robust job market with a low overall unemployment rate of 3.3%. This low
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Georgia’s state senators could inflict more than twice the pain contemplated by their House counterparts if they move forward with plans to fix roads and bridges with a raid on the general fund to the tune of $442 million. The version
Posted by Wesley Tharpe Each year, GBPI’s State of Working Georgia report seeks to answer the question of how typical Georgia families are faring: Are they making enough to meet their basic needs? Are there enough jobs to go around?
State of Working Georgia 2012: Great Recession Wiped Out Two Decades of Progress for Georgia’s Poor and Middle Class
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATLANTA – Everyday working Georgians saw two decades of economic progress disappear in the wake of the Great Recession and continue to struggle through its aftermath, a new report from the Georgia Budget & Policy Institute finds.
The State of Working Georgia brings together a wide range of data on jobs, incomes, poverty, health insurance, and other economic conditions to explore the most important question facing Georgia’s leaders: how are ordinary working Georgians, the engine behind the
Georgia continues to gradually recover jobs lost during the Great Recession, according to recently released data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Georgia kept pace with the national average in job growth over the past 12 month and created
It will likely be several years unil the state’s job market returns to pre-recession levels. Although the state’s unemployment rate has fallen, Georgia continues to trail behind on job creation. Download Fact Sheet. Related Materials: State of Working Georgia
Georgia at a Crossroads: Keep Sliding Backwards with Status Quo or Move Forward with Balanced Approach
GBPI’s new report, State of Working Georgia 2011, paints a troubling picture of how everyday Georgians are faring in today’s economy. Over the past decade and especially since the downturn of 2007, working Georgians have faced massive job loss, rising