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First Quarter 2008 Report Available

October 31, 2008

BATON ROUGE – The number of jobs in Louisiana during the first quarter of 2008 was up by 31,244 over the first quarter of 2007, according to the “Louisiana Employment and Wages – First Quarter 2008” r…

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Storms Take Toll on Louisiana Nonfarm Jobs

October 24, 2008

BATON ROUGE – Louisiana experienced a loss of 17,500 jobs in the seasonally adjusted number of nonfarm jobs from August to September 2008, the Louisiana Workforce Commission announced today. Howeve…

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People Affected by Gustav in 10 Additional Parishes Now Eligible to Apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance

October 17, 2008

BATON ROUGE – Ten additional parishes have been made eligible for federal disaster assistance as a result of Hurricane Gustav. People whose jobs have been lost or interrupted because of the disaster …

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People Affected by Ike in Six Additional Parishes Now Eligible to Apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance

October 13, 2008

BATON ROUGE – Six additional parishes have been made eligible for federal disaster assistance as a result of Hurricane Ike. People whose jobs have been lost or interrupted because of the disaster in …

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Occupational Employment and Wage Report Available

October 3, 2008

BATON ROUGE – The “Louisiana Occupational Employment Wage Report” 2008 edition is now available on the Louisiana Workforce Commission’s (LWC’s) Web site. This report is the most comprehensive wage da…

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