Tag: Unemployment

Georgia’s Unemployment Trust Fund

GBPI Senior Policy Analyst Clare S. Richie discusses the state’s unemployment trust fund and alternatives to SB 447 on Primetime Lawmakers . View the discussion. The Unemployment Trust Fund segment begins at the 11 minute, 37 second mark.   Additional Information Bill Analysis:

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Georgia lacks jobs for unemployed workers

In an editorial published in the Macon Teleagraph, GBPI Senior Policy Analyst Clare S. Richie writes, “Weekly unemployment payments in Georgia average $270 per week, only replacing about one-third of an average worker’s weekly wage. What family would volunteer to

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