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Atlanta Job Loss Drops

Monday, April 19th, 2010

Metro Atlanta’s unemployment rate fell to 10.4 percent in March — a significant drop from a revised 10.7 percent in February, the state Labor Department reported Thursday. For more information, visit

March’s unemployment rate sank from 10.7 percent in February to 10.4 percent.

The number of unemployed workers in the area decreased to 277,953, down 7,423 from 285,376 in February. During March, metro Atlanta added 9,900 jobs — growth of 0.4 points, from 2,237,100 to 2,247,000.