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Unemployment Insurance Claims Report October 30, 2009

October 30, 2009

BATON ROUGE - Initial claims for unemployment insurance for the week ending October 24, 2009, decreased to 4,287 from the previous week’s total of 4,771. Initial claims were above the comparable week…

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La. Workforce Commission to Offer Orientation Sessions for International Paper- Pineville Employees

October 27, 2009

ALEXANDRIA – The Louisiana Workforce Commission Rapid Response Team will conduct orientation sessions this Thursday and Friday to assist the 230 workers who will be laid off when International Paper c…

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All Louisiana MSAs Record Unemployment Drop in September

October 23, 2009

BATON ROUGE – All eight of Louisiana’s Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) saw unemployment rates drop in September, according to information released today by the Louisiana Workforce Commission. …

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Unemployment Insurance Claims Report October 23, 2009

October 23, 2009

BATON ROUGE - Initial claims for unemployment insurance for the week ending October 17, 2009, decreased to 4,771 from the previous week’s total of 4,826. Initial claims were above the comparable week…

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Employment Gains in East Baton Rouge Parish Among Largest in Nation

October 21, 2009

BATON ROUGE— East Baton Rouge Parish had the nation’s fifth largest gain in employment among large counties during the first quarter of 2009 compared to the same time last year, according to informati…

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Louisiana’s Unemployment Rate Falls

October 21, 2009

BATON ROUGE - Louisiana’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate improved to 7.4 percent in September from the August rate of 7.8 percent, with the state maintaining its ranking as the 18th lowest unem…

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La. Workforce Commission Names Renee Ellender Roberie CFO

October 19, 2009

BATON ROUGE – Renee Ellender Roberie has been named chief financial officer for the Louisiana Workforce Commission, effective Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2009. Roberie has been with the Office of the Louisia…

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Unemployment Insurance Claims Report

October 16, 2009

BATON ROUGE - Initial claims for unemployment insurance for the week ending October 10, 2009, increased to 4,826 from the previous week’s total of 4,498. Some of the increase in initial claims can be…

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Unemployment Insurance Claims Report

October 9, 2009

BATON ROUGE - Initial claims for unemployment insurance for the week ending October 3, 2009, decreased to 4,498 from the previous week’s total of 4,519. Initial claims were below the comparable week …

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Disability Employment Symposium to be Held Oct. 27

October 8, 2009

MONROE - The Louisiana Workforce Commission’s Disability Program Navigator Initiative, through the Medicaid Infrastructure Grant, will host a Disability Employment Symposium on Tuesday, Oct. 27, from …

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Unemployment Insurance Claims Report

October 2, 2009

BATON ROUGE - Initial claims for unemployment insurance for the week ending September 26, 2009, decreased to 4,519 from the previous week’s total of 4,767. Initial claims were below the comparable we…

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