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Louisiana sets employment records again in September

October 21, 2014

BATON ROUGE – Louisiana’s private sector employers continued adding jobs and the civilian labor force grew larger—with the vast majority of the increase in the workforce employed in September—making f…

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Louisiana unemployment insurance claims report Oct. 17, 2014

October 17, 2014

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Oct. 11, 2014, increased to 2,473 from the previous week’s total of 2,081. The week ending Oct. 11, 2014 marked the start of a n…

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LWC releases Louisiana employment and wage data for 2013

October 13, 2014

BATON ROUGE— Louisiana employment and wage annual data for 2013 are now available on the Louisiana Workforce Commission’s website, www.laworks.net. The data contain 2013 covered employment and total wages by N…

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Louisiana unemployment insurance claims report Oct. 10, 2014

October 10, 2014

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Oct. 4, 2014, increased to 2,081 from the previous week’s total of 1,887. Initial claims were below the comparable week ending O…

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LWC to Provide Re-employment Services for Wingspan Portfolio Advisors Employees in Monroe

October 9, 2014

BATON ROUGE – Employees of Wingspan Portfolio Advisors affected by the company’s recent lay-off are invited to attend a Rapid Response Worker Orientation on Monday, Oct. 13 from 9 -10:30 a.m. at the M…

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Northwest Louisiana Job Fair to Connect Job Seekers with Employers

October 8, 2014

BATON ROUGE – Job seekers are encouraged to attend the 3rd Annual Northwest Louisiana Job Fair scheduled for Oct. 16, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Shreveport Convention Center. Hosted by The…

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First quarter 2014 employment and wages available online

October 6, 2014

BATON ROUGE — Data on Louisiana’s employment and wages for the first quarter of 2014 are now available on the Louisiana Workforce Commission’s website, www.laworks.net. These data cover employment and total wa…

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Louisiana unemployment insurance claims report Oct. 3, 2014

October 3, 2014

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Sept. 27, 2014, decreased to 1,887 from the previous week’s total of 2,068. The week ending Sept. 27, 2014 had the lowest level …

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