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Posted: Saturday, September 21st 2013 at 1:52pm

UI claims down 34 pct. in Ga.

By Ken Stanford Staff
EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT
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Mark Butler
ATLANTA - New claims for unemployment insurance in Georgia declined by 34.4 percent last month.

The state Labor Department says there were 35,503 new applications for assistance during August compared to 54,106 a year ago.

Reductions were mostly in manufacturing, construction, trade, and administrative and support services, according to Labor Commissioner Mark Butler.

Metro Gainesville saw a reduction of 30.2 percent (676 vs. 969).

The number in metro Atlanta was down 25.9 percent and in Athens, 28.7 percent.
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