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Some exempted from minimum wage, increased or not

Some low-paid workers won't benefit even if a long-shot Democratic proposal to raise the federal minimum wage becomes law. More>>

US finally regains the jobs lost in the recession Video included

The U.S. economy has reached a milestone: It has finally regained all the private-sector jobs it lost during the Great Recession. More>>

Georgia DJJ to host regional jobs fairs

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Department of Juvenile Justice is hosting a series of job fairs between April 7 and April 23 in Dalton, Statesboro, Warner Robins, Griffin, Albany, Clarkson and Swainsboro. More>>

Winn Dixie looking to hire more workers

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A large scale remodel at a local grocery store will open the door for more workers. Winn Dixie on Veterans Parkway will hold a Job Fair Wednesday. The store is looking for full and part-time positions from management to cashiers, baggers, deli, bakery, grocery, dairy, meat and seafood departments. The Job Fair will be held at the Veterans Parkway store located at 6770 Veterans Parkway from 9 am until 4pm.on Wednesd... More>>

Chambers County plant re-opens; creates 120 jobs

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Alabama Governor Robert Bentley helped Knauf Insulation re-open their 800,000 square foot facility in Lanett on Friday. More>>

Employers added a scant 74,000 jobs in December after averaging 214,000 in the previous four months More>>

Columbus' unemployment rate up in October

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Metro Columbus' unemployment rate rose in October to 8.3 percent, up two-tenths of a percentage point from 8.1 percent in September. More>>

Expert weighs in on future of Columbus job market

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New jobs are slowly being created as the nation comes back from recession. A new CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists International reports shows the top 20 fastest growing jobs. More>>

A burst of hiring in October added a surprisingly strong 204,000 jobs to the economy in a month when the government was partly shut down for 16 days. More>>

Workers to help with an increase in volume over the holiday season. More>>

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