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Lake Charles job fair connects employers with job seekers

December 30, 2013

LAKE CHARLES, La. – Job seekers are encouraged to attend the Job Start Job Fair to be held 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Jan. 8, at the Calcasieu Parish Business and Career Solutions Center, 2424 3rd Stre…

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Louisiana unemployment insurance claims report Dec. 27, 2013

December 27, 2013

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Dec. 21, 2013, decreased to 2,578 from the previous week’s total of 2,737. Initial claims were below the comparable week ending …

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Unemployment rate improves statewide and in all metro areas in November

December 27, 2013

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana’s not seasonally adjusted unemployment rate improved for the third consecutive month in November to 5.6 percent, the Louisiana Workforce Commission reported today. The Novem…

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Louisiana unemployment insurance claims report Dec. 20, 2013

December 20, 2013

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Dec. 14, 2013, decreased to 2,737 from the previous week’s total of 3,159. Initial claims were below the comparable week ending …

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State unemployment rate drops for third consecutive month in November

December 20, 2013

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana’s unemployment rate fell to 6.3 percent in November, the third straight monthly improvement, according to seasonally adjusted data released today by the federal Bureau of Labor…

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Employment and Wages Second Quarter 2013 Available

December 18, 2013

BATON ROUGE — Second Quarter data on Louisiana’s employment and wages for 2013 are now available on the Louisiana Workforce Commission’s website, www.laworks.net. This report covers employment and total wages …

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Louisiana’s rate of workplace injuries improves again in 2012

December 17, 2013

BATON ROUGE – The rate of incidence of injuries and illness among Louisiana’s private industry in 2012 was better than the national average, with 74.3 incidents requiring days away from work per 10,00…

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Louisiana unemployment insurance claims report Dec. 13, 2013

December 13, 2013

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Dec. 7, 2013, increased to 3,159 from the previous week’s total of 1,850. Fewer initial claims were filed the previous week of t…

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Louisiana unemployment insurance claims report Dec. 6, 2013

December 6, 2013

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Nov. 30, 2013, decreased to 1,850 from the previous week’s total of 2,854. The over-the-week decrease in initial claims was due …

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Louisiana Unemployment Insurance Claims Report Dec. 2, 2013

December 2, 2013

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Nov. 23, 2013, increased to 2,854 from the previous week’s total of 2,363. Initial claims were above the comparable week ending …

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