U.S. Department of Labor Recovers $5,579,939 for 993 Employees Who Performed Hurricane Recovery Work...

$5,579,939 in back wages and benefits owed to 993 employees of nine subcontractors that provided power generator operation support for hurricane recovery efforts in Puerto Rico.

Arby’s Franchisee to Pay $84,000 to Settle EEOC Suit for Sexual Harassment of Teen...

Beavers' Inc., owner and operator of 51 Arby's locations in south Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi and the Florida Panhandle, has agreed to pay $84,000 and provide other relief to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced

Georgia’s unemployment rate falls again in April

Georgia’s labor force slipped by 10,247 versus a total work force of more than 5.1 million. And, even with the monthly loss, the labor force grew by more than 4,000 from the same month a year ago.

Kroger to Pay $40,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

The incident at a Georgia Kroger led to the lawsuit. In addition to the $40,000 in monetary relief, the consent decree settling the suit requires Kroger to make significant changes to its new-hire process.

VA and ‘Hiring our Heroes’ partner on military spouse hiring initiative

This is part of an effort to reduce the high unemployment rate for military spouses.

Hops & Haze: Bringing Night Life to Summerville

Jeremy Kwaterski is utilizing his previous experience as the CEO and Founder of an Entrepreneur Top 500 franchise corporation, CPR Cell Phone Repair, and now...

Still PURE Gold — Renovated Dahlonega Gold Museum State Historic Site reopens June 18

Looking for something fun to do over the summer?

Gov. Deal announces 50 tech jobs to be created in Augusta

A professional information technology multiservice consulting company, will create 50 jobs and invest in the development of skilled IT staff in Augusta.

October tax revenues up 17.7 percent

Gov. Nathan Deal has announced that Georgia’s net tax collections for October totaled roughly $2.01 billion, for an increase of $302.6 million, or 17.7...

Shrimping season set to close Monday, Dec. 31, in Georgia

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced this week that the commercial and recreational shrimping season in state waters will close as prescribed...