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2015 schedule of employment data, unemployment rates press releases

January 28, 2015

BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Workforce Commission has announced the schedule for its 2015 monthly press releases of employment and unemployment data. The release of statewide nonfarm industry employme…

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Louisiana finishes record-setting 2014 with—what else?—more records

January 27, 2015

BATON ROUGE – Driven by an expanding private sector that showed no signs of weakening in December, Louisiana finished 2014 by setting multiple records including nonfarm employment, private sector empl…

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Louisiana unemployment insurance claims report Jan. 23, 2015

January 23, 2015

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Jan. 17, 2015, decreased to 2,987 from the previous week’s total of 3,601, and were above the comparable week ending Jan. 18, 20…

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Louisiana unemployment insurance claims report Jan. 16, 2015

January 16, 2015

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Jan. 10, 2015, increased to 3,601 from the previous week’s total of 1,814, and were above the comparable week ending Jan. 11, 20…

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Louisiana’s Rate of Nonfatal Workplace Injuries Better Than 2013 National Average

January 12, 2015

BATON ROUGE - The rate of Louisiana workplace injuries resulting in time away from work in 2013 was lower than the national average, according to new data from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. …

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Louisiana unemployment insurance claims report Jan. 9, 2015

January 9, 2015

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Jan. 3, 2015, increased to 1,814 from the previous week’s total of 1,566. Initial claims were below the comparable week ending J…

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Louisiana unemployment insurance claims report Jan. 5, 2015

January 5, 2015

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Dec. 27, 2014, decreased to 1,566 from the previous week’s total of 2,531. The shorter work-week due to the Christmas holidays c…

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