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Louisiana Sets Another Employment Record While Unemployment Rate Decreases in February

March 27, 2015

BATON ROUGE – Louisiana set a record in February for the number of people in the labor force who are employed, according to seasonally adjusted data released today by the federal Bureau of Labor Stati…

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Louisiana Unemployment Insurance Claims Report March 27, 2015

March 27, 2015

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending March 21, 2015, increased to 2,723 from the previous week’s total of 2,520, and were above the comparable figure of 2,131 for th…

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LWC Welcomes New Leaders

March 26, 2015

BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC) is pleased to welcome Patrick Robinson, Herbert Dixon, and Jenee Slocum to advance LWC’s principal mission of putting people to work. Each will p…

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Louisiana Unemployment Insurance Claims Report March 20, 2015

March 20, 2015

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending March 14, 2015, decreased to 2,520 from the previous week’s total of 2,782, and were above the comparable week ending March 15, …

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Employment and Wages Third Quarter 2014 Available

March 19, 2015

BATON ROUGE — Data on Louisiana’s employment and wages for the third quarter 2014 are now available on the Louisiana Workforce Commission’s Web site, www.laworks.net. These data cover employment and total wage…

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Louisiana Workforce Rises to New Heights

March 17, 2015

BATON ROUGE – New seasonally adjusted federal data for 2014 shows Louisiana added more jobs and its workforce grew even more than previously estimated, and that the growth continued in January. The n…

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Louisiana Unemployment Insurance Claims Report March 13, 2015

March 13, 2015

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending March 7, 2015, increased to 2,782 from the previous week’s total of 2,559, and were above the comparable week ending March 8, 20…

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Louisiana unemployment insurance claims report March 6, 2015

March 6, 2015

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Feb. 28, 2015, increased to 2,559 from the previous week’s total of 2,144, and were above the comparable week ending March 1, 20…

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