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Employment and wages available for second quarter 2014

December 18, 2014

BATON ROUGE — Data on Louisiana’s employment and wages for the second quarter 2014 are now available on the Louisiana Workforce Commission’s website, www.laworks.net. These data cover employment and total wage…

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New Online Tool Calculates Expenses, Salary and Connects to Top Careers

December 16, 2014

BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Workforce Commission has launched an online mobile tool calledMy life. My way for students, young adults and anyone interested in finding high demand careers that interest …

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Louisiana Employers Will Pay Lower Workers’ Compensation Rates in 2015

December 15, 2014

BATON ROUGE – Louisiana employers will pay 2.4 percent lower rates for workers’ compensation coverage in 2015, the second consecutive year of rate reductions for employers in the state. The Louisia…

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Louisiana unemployment insurance claims report Dec. 12, 2014

December 12, 2014

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Dec. 6, 2014, increased to 2,796 from the previous week’s total of 1,698. Fewer initial claims were filed the previous week of t…

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Louisiana Ranked No. 2 Nationally for Work-related Injuries and Illness

December 9, 2014

BATON ROUGE – The rate of work-related injuries and illnesses among Louisiana’s private sector employers improved to its best level since the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration revi…

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Louisiana unemployment insurance claims report Dec. 5, 2014

December 5, 2014

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Nov. 29, 2014, decreased to 1,698 from the previous week’s total of 2,547. The over-the-week decrease in initial claims was due …

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Louisiana sets more employment records in October, not seasonally adjusted data show

December 2, 2014

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana’s private sector employers added 30,000 jobs over the year, helping set records for total nonfarm jobs and total private jobs in October, according to not seasonally adjusted d…

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Louisiana unemployment insurance claims report Dec. 1, 2014

December 1, 2014

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Nov. 22, 2014, increased to 2,547 from the previous week’s total of 2,377. Initial claims were below the comparable week ending …

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