Jobless, job seeker rates may mean people giving up

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By: STAFF Email
The jobless rate in Georgia fell in June, but that

More people may be giving up on the job search. (July 15, 2010 / WRDW-TV)

July 15, 2010

The jobless rate in Georgia fell in June, but that's not necessarily good news.

The rate fell a tenth of a point to ten percent. However, the number of people looking for jobs fell too. There was also a decline in the overall number of jobs available.

That could be a sign that more people are just giving up in the search for a job as any economic rebounds lose steam.

Augusta lost 1,700 jobs in June. Many of them were government jobs. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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