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Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending Aug 11

August 17, 2018

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Aug 11, 2018 dropped to 2,111 from the previous week’s total of 2,204. For a comparison, during the week ending Aug 12, 2017…

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Louisiana employment sets another record in July

August 17, 2018

BATON ROUGE – The number of people employed in July set an all-time record for the month, based on Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS) information released today. This comes on the heels of Louisiana…

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Initial unemployment insurance claims rise for week ending Aug 4

August 10, 2018

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Aug 4, 2018 rose to 2,204 from the previous week’s total of 2,172. For a comparison, during the week ending Aug 5, 2017, 2,6…

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MEDIA RELEASE: LWC’s Annex Building closed due to weather damage

August 6, 2018

BATON ROUGE – Due to significant damage from today’s thunderstorms, The Louisiana Workforce Commission’s (LWC) Annex Building, located at the agency’s headquarters at 1001 North 23rd Street, is closed…

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Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending July 28

August 3, 2018

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending July 28, 2018 dropped to 2,172 from the previous week’s total of 2,198. For a comparison, during the week ending July 29, 20…

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