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Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending July 16

July 22, 2016

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending July 16, 2016 decreased to 3,062 from the previous week’s total of 3,163. For the comparable week a year ago, ending July 18, 20…

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Louisiana nonfarm employment ticks up in June

July 22, 2016

BATON ROUGE – Nonfarm jobs in Louisiana rose by 2,000 in June, according to seasonally-adjusted data released today by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), while Baton Rouge had the largest j…

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Initial unemployment insurance claims rise for week ending July 9

July 15, 2016

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending July 9, 2016 increased to 3,163 from the previous week’s total of 2,871. The week ending July 9 marked the start of a new qu…

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Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending July 2

July 8, 2016

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending July 2, 2016 decreased to 2,871 from the previous week’s total of 2,966. For the comparable week a year ago, ending July 4, 2015…

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Initial unemployment insurance claims rise for week ending June 25

July 1, 2016

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending June 25, 2016 increased to 2,966 from the previous week’s total of 2,822. For the comparable week a year ago, ending June 27, 20…

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