The state’s unemployment picture continues to evolve as Georgia pulls out of the pandemic. According to reports from the Georgia Department of Labor and the Governor’s office, all regional commissions in the state are seeing a decrease in the unemployment rate and in the number of initial claims filed, and most areas are seeing the labor force increase. Additionally, the number of employed Georgians rose above 5 million for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic, and the number of unemployed Georgians was reported at the lowest level since June 2001 (161,786). 

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