Statements about Jobs
"Right now, we only keep 50 percent of Georgia Tech's graduates."
"(M)ore Georgians have jobs than at any other time since October 2008."
"Sens. Isakson’s, Chambliss’ Votes Against Unemployment Insurance Were Votes to Kill Nearly 6,000 Georgia Jobs."
The economic impact of new Atlanta Braves stadium includes 9,241 new jobs and $295 million in wages.
Goodwill Industries International pays workers with disabilities wages as low as pennies per hour.
"Since sequester began federal employment has been subtracting 6,000-7,000 jobs per month"
A provision of the Senate immigration bill would require you to have government permission to get a second job.
Women in the United States are paid about 70 percent of what men earn for the same work.
The state of Georgia lost 16 percent of its employees last year, and that percentage has risen over the past three years.
South Carolina has a labor shortage, specifically in the meatpacking industry.
U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham says South Carolina "has a labor shortage and wants more immigration."
In South Carolina, women earn 76 cents on the dollar to men’s earnings.
"What concerns me is there is only two sentences that have been written about minority business."
"Since last year’s address, more than 10,000 jobs created -- many on the high end of the employment scale."
The Georgia Department of Economic Development assisted with the creation of 28,776 jobs, an increase of 29 percent from last fiscal year, and $5.97 billion in investments, a 32 percent increase.
The U.S. unemployment rate has remained above 8 percent for 43 consecutive months, the longest stretch since the Great Depression.
A new manufacturing plant is slated to create about 3,000 jobs in central and northeast Georgia and "create about a $3 billion infusion" into the economy.
The Keystone oil pipeline "would employ 20,000 people in the United States."
Georgia ranks "last in job growth."
"[E]mployment in Gwinnett is up more than 3 percent over last year, and unemployment is the lowest of the five core metro counties."
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