Lawsuit reveals how Georgia Department of Labor has processed unemployment claims

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – While the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) says it has processed millions of unemployment claims during the last 12 months of the pandemic, the agency has also faced criticism from thousands of frustrated applicants who said they waited, sometimes for months, for answers about their claims and benefits.

The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) has now filed a lawsuit seeking data and information on how claims have been processed and why there have been delays, indicating that it is entitled to that information through the Georgia Open Records Law.

Please click this direct link to read the full story on how the GDOL has processed unemployment claims.

By: JoAnn Merrigan

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