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As a Member of the Ways and Means Committee’s Income Security and Family Support Subcommittee, I have the opportunity to work directly on issues that relate to the Federal-State system of unemployment compensation.  The Subcommittee also works with the trade staff on trade adjustment assistance; our state of Georgia has significant numbers of dislocated and unemployed workers.

Here are some of the recent House actions to assist American workers:

Additionally, this Congress, the Subcommittee has held a series of hearings on employment issues including:

The Ways and Means Committee has also taken legislative action to improve the state of America’s workforce:

Finally, I have compiled a list of some helpful resources to assist those seeking work or access to State and federal resources:

Georgia Department of Labor Metro Atlanta Career Centers 

North Metro Atlanta CC- Counties Served: Fulton

Theresa Austin
Georgia Department of Labor
2943 North Druid Hills Road
Atlanta, GA 30329-3909
(404) 679-5200
(404) 679-1713 FAX
(404) 486-6476 TTY

South Metro Atlanta CC- Counties Served: Fulton, Douglass

Vivian Richardson
Acting Manager
Georgia Department of Labor
2636-14 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
Atlanta, GA 30311-1635
(404) 699-6900
(404) 505-4898 FAX
(404) 699-4352 TTY 

DeKalb County CC - Counties Served: DeKalb, Rockdale

Sheila Hightower
Georgia Department of Labor
3879 Covington Highway
Decatur, GA 30032-2640
(404) 298-3970
(404) 298-3995 FAX
(404) 297-1301 TTY 

5th Congressional District Local Government Employment Sites

·       City of Atlanta
·       City of College Park
·       City of Decatur
·       City of East Point
·       City of Forest Park
·       City of Hapeville
·       City of Sandy Springs
·       Fulton County
·       DeKalb County
·       Georgia State Government


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