On Your Side | Jobs Watch - WJBF-TV ABC 6 Augusta-Aiken News, Weather, Sports

Text Description

  • Top Stories

Geico planning middle Ga. expansion

A national insurance company has announced plans to create new jobs in middle Georgia. More>>

Opelika Mayor announces Pharmative expanding

Updated:

Opelika Mayor Gary Fuller announced that Pharmative will be investing additional capitol into the manufacturing facility in Opelika to accommodate their growing demand, Tuesday. Pharmative is one of the nation's largest manufactures of highqualityy vitamins, minerals and other dietary supplements. The company plans to invest anadditionall 21.6 million and hire 54 associates over the next three years. More>>

Georgia jobless rate drops to 7 percent

State labor officials say Georgia's unemployment rate has dropped to 7 percent, the lowest rate since September 2008. More>>

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>>

Georgia DJJ to host regional jobs fairs

Updated:

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>>

Chambers County plant re-opens; creates 120 jobs

Updated:

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

Updated:

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

Updated:

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>>

  • Jobs WatchMore>>

  • David Hurst

    David Hurst

    David Hurst, a graduate of the Univ. of Georgia, focuses on how your tax dollars are being spent.
    David Hurst, a graduate of the Univ. of Georgia, focuses on how your tax dollars are being spent.
Powered by WorldNow

1336 Augusta West Parkway
Augusta, GA 30909

Telephone: 706.722.6664
Email: talkback6@wjbf.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.