As of Crossover Day, March 6, 2023, Georgia’s House and Senate each voted to pass unemployment insurance (UI) bills, House Bill (HB) 518 and Senate Bill (SB) 160, out of their respective chambers. These bills have three main
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GBPI Senior Analyst Clare Richie is quoted in this article about cuts to the state’s unemployment trust fund. Read full article here.
Posted by Clare S. Richie Things are about to get worse for as many as 190,000 Georgia families struggling to make ends meet because of unemployment. Starting in July, unemployed Georgians will lose between $260 and $1,820 in unemployment insurance
Under the General Assembly’s plan to repay the $746.8 million federal loan Georgia borrowed to meet its unemployment insurance obligations during the recession, laid-off Georgians will lose their state unemployment benefits faster, while employers will receive a permanent cut in their
Statistic from GBPI is cited in this article about the downfalls of cutting unemployment benefits. Read full article here.
Fannin Sentinel Editor Elaine Owen uses data from GBPI to report on unemployment benefits in Georgia. Read full article.