In the South, job openings increased by about 160,000 between August and September to a total of 4,252,000.
In August, Georgia’s unemployment rate was 2.8 percent and in September, the state recorded the same unemployment rate.
Georgia’s unemployment rate stayed steady in August at 2.8 percent and the state added over 15,000 nonfarm jobs.
For the first time in Georgia history, the state’s unemployment rate fell below 3%. According to Georgia Labor Commissioner, Mark Butler, the June unemployment rate was 2.9%, which was well-below the national average of 3.6%