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Unemployment Insurance Claims Report January 28, 2011

January 28, 2011

BATON ROUGE - Initial claims for unemployment insurance (UI) for the week ending January 22, 2011, decreased to 3,934 from the previous week’s total of 4,999. Initial claims were above the comparable…

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Employers Encouraged to File Quarterly Reports Online to Avoid Potential Penalties

January 27, 2011

BATON ROUGE – The upcoming Jan. 31, 2011, deadline for Louisiana employers to file their quarterly wage reports and pay employment taxes for the fourth quarter of 2010 also signals the last date to av…

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Form 1099-G Info for Unemployment Customers Now Available Online

January 26, 2011

BATON ROUGE – Individuals who received unemployment insurance benefits in 2010 can review and print their Form 1099-G information online through the Louisiana Workforce Commission’s website, www.lawor…

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Unemployment Rates in State, Metro Areas Fall in December

January 25, 2011

BATON ROUGE – Unemployment rates for the state and all metro areas improved in December as the state gained jobs over the year for the seventh straight month, the Louisiana Workforce Commission report…

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Unemployment Insurance Claims Report January 21, 2011

January 21, 2011

BATON ROUGE - Initial claims for unemployment insurance (UI) for the week ending January 15, 2011, decreased to 4,999 from the previous week’s total of 6,503. The over-the-week decrease in initial cl…

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Unemployment Insurance Claims Report January 14, 2011

January 14, 2011

BATON ROUGE - Initial claims for unemployment insurance (UI) for the week ending January 8, 2011, increased to 6,503 from the previous week’s total of 3,512. The over-the-week increase in initial cla…

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Unemployment Insurance Claims Report January 7, 2011

January 7, 2011

BATON ROUGE - Initial claims for unemployment insurance (UI) for the week ending January, 1, 2011, increased to 3,512 from the previous week’s total of 3,411. Initial claims were below the comparable…

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2011 Schedule of Unemployment Rate Press Releases

January 5, 2011

BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC) has released its 2011 unemployment rate press release schedule. Louisiana’s state unemployment rate and nonfarm industry employment press releas…

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Unemployment Insurance Claims Report January 3, 2011

January 3, 2011

BATON ROUGE - Initial claims for unemployment insurance (UI) for the week ending December 25, 2010, decreased to 3,411 from the previous week’s total of 4,262. The decline can be attributed to the sh…

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