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Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending Feb. 18

February 24, 2017

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Feb. 18, 2017 decreased to 2,131 from the previous week’s total of 2,230. For the comparable week a year ago, ending Feb. 20, 20…

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Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending Feb. 11

February 17, 2017

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Feb. 11, 2017 decreased to 2,230 from the previous week’s total of 2,356. For the comparable week a year ago, ending Feb. 13, 20…

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Affected parishes eligible for disaster unemployment assistance

February 13, 2017

BATON ROUGE – President Donald J. Trump officially granted a major disaster declaration request for two Louisiana parishes, making disaster unemployment assistance (DUA) available to businesses and re…

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Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending Feb. 4

February 10, 2017

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Feb. 4, 2017 decreased to 2,356 from the previous week’s total of 2,518. For the comparable week a year ago, ending Feb. 6, 2016…

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Initial unemployment insurance claims rise for week ending Jan. 28

February 3, 2017

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Jan. 28, 2017 increased to 2,518 from the previous week’s total of 2,458. For the comparable week a year ago, ending Jan. 30, 20…

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2017 schedule of employment data, unemployment rates press releases

February 1, 2017

BATON ROUGE —The Louisiana Workforce Commission has announced the schedule for its 2017 monthly press releases of employment and unemployment data. The release of statewide nonfarm industry employm…

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