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Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending Apr. 14

April 20, 2018

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Apr. 14, 2018 dropped to 2,142 from the previous week’s total of 2,393. For a comparison, during the week ending Apr. 15, 20…

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Unemployment rate drops for third month in a row

April 20, 2018

BATON ROUGE – Louisiana’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased to 4.4 percent in March. This figure is down 1.2 percent from March 2017. From February 2018, this figure is down by 0.1 perce…

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Initial unemployment insurance claims rise for week ending Apr. 7

April 13, 2018

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Apr. 7, 2018 rose to 2,393 from the previous week’s total of 1,648. For a comparison, during the week ending Apr. 8, 2017, 2…

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Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending Mar. 31

April 6, 2018

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Mar. 31, 2018 dropped to 1,648 from the previous week’s total of 1,863. For a comparison, during the week ending Apr. 1, 201…

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Initial unemployment insurance claims rise for week ending Mar. 24

April 2, 2018

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Mar. 24, 2018 rose to 1,863 from the previous week’s total of 1,805. For a comparison, during the week ending Mar. 25, 2017,…

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