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Louisiana unemployment insurance claims report May 30, 2014

May 30, 2014

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending May 24, 2014, increased to 2,985 from the previous week’s total of 2,343. The over-the-week increase in initial claims can be at…

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Louisiana unemployment insurance claims report May 23, 2014

May 23, 2014

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending May 17, 2014, increased to 2,343 from the previous week’s total of 2,209. Initial claims were below the comparable week ending M…

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Not seasonally adjusted unemployment rate falls in Louisiana

May 23, 2014

BATON ROUGE —Louisiana’s not seasonally adjusted unemployment rate improved in every parish and metro area of the state in the 12 months ending in April, the Louisiana Workforce Commission reported to…

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Hardees Seeks to Fill 66 Positions for New Denham Springs Location

May 21, 2014

DENHAM SPRINGS – Hardees is hiring for 66 new positions at a two-day job fair Thursday and Friday, May 22-23, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Livingston Literacy and Technology Center, 9261 Florida Blvd.…

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Bossier City Veterans’ Job Fair to Feature More than 90 Employers

May 19, 2014

BOSSIER CITY – The 9th Annual Northwest Louisiana Veterans’ Job and Resource Fair, featuring more than 90 employers, will be held Thursday, May 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Bossier Civic Center, …

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GE Oil & Gas Hiring for 65 positions at Lafayette Job Fair

May 19, 2014

LAFAYETTE – GE Oil & Gas, a world leader in advanced technology in the oil and gas industry, will host a hiring event Wednesday, May 21, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hilton Hotel, 1521 W. Pinhook Road…

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Louisiana unemployment insurance claims report May 16, 2014

May 16, 2014

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending May 10, 2014, decreased to 2,209 from the previous week’s total of 2,273. Initial claims were below the comparable week ending M…

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Private sector grew for 43rd consecutive month in April

May 16, 2014

BATON ROUGE – Louisiana’s private sector employers added 20,800 jobs over the year in April, extending to 43 months the state’s streak of over-the-year employment gains, according to seasonally adjust…

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Louisiana unemployment insurance claims report May 9, 2014

May 9, 2014

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending May 3, 2014, increased to 2,273 from the previous week’s total of 2,238. Initial claims were below the comparable week ending Ma…

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Louisiana unemployment insurance claims report May 2, 2014

May 2, 2014

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending April 26, 2014, increased to 2,238 from the previous week’s total of 1,951. Initial claims were below the comparable week ending…

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