State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Georgia added jobs again in July as the state’s unemployment rate approached an all-time low.
The commissioner also noted that preliminary figures showed Georgia’s number of employed residents continued to climb. Meanwhile, Georgia’s workforce dipped slightly again, state labor officials said.
The July jobs number was a record again.
“It seems like we are setting a record for jobs almost every month,” Butler said. “I’d like to see the labor force start climbing. But we are creating jobs and people continue to get those jobs. Overall, I’m pleased with how Georgia did in July.”
Nationally, the unemployment rate