Unemployment Increases Dramatically in Dalton

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The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) reported Wednesday that the unemployment rate in the metro Dalton area increased to 13.2 percent in November, up 1.7 percent from 11.5 percent in October.

That meaans the number of unemployed workers in the area increased to 8,090, up 1,139 from 6,951. The jobless rate in the metro Dalton area in November 2009 was 12.6 percent.

State Labor Commissioner Michael Thurmond announced earlier this week that GDOL is processing extended benefit claims for unemployed Georgians who will qualify under legislation enacted Friday, which expands the extended benefits claim filing period for jobless Americans through Dec. 31, 2011.

“These additional resources will help qualified jobseekers provide food, clothing, and shelter while they seek employment,” said Commissioner Thurmond. “I’m pleased that the approval came in time for the holidays.”

The unemployment rate in all of Northwest Georgia increased to 11 percent in November, up nine-tenths of a percentage point from 10.1 percent in October.

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