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Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending Oct. 13

October 19, 2018

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Oct 13, 2018 dropped to 1,893 from the previous week’s total of 1,964. For a comparison, during the week ending Oct 14, 2017…

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Louisiana jobs increase 12 months in a row

October 19, 2018

BATON ROUGE – Based on figures released today by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS), data indicates that seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs have increased over-the-year for the past 12 months. As…

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Initial unemployment insurance claims rise for week ending Oct. 6

October 12, 2018

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Oct 6, 2018 rose to 1,964 from the previous week’s total of 1,802. For a comparison, during the week ending Oct 7, 2017, 2,4…

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Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending Sept. 29

October 5, 2018

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Sept 29, 2018 dropped to 1,802 from the previous week’s total of 1,836. For a comparison, during the week ending Sept 30, 20…

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First-ever IT Apprenticeship slated to begin in Louisiana

October 4, 2018

BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Workforce Commission’s (LWC) Registered Apprenticeship division has announced the launch of Apprenti Louisiana, the first Information Technology (IT) apprenticeship program…

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