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Louisiana Sees Growth in Labor Force, Number Employed

April 28, 2015

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana’s overall labor force and the number of those employed in the labor force both grew in March, according to not seasonally adjusted data released today by the federal Bureau of …

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Louisiana Unemployment Insurance Claims Report April 24, 2015

April 24, 2015

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending April 18, 2015, decreased to 2,789 from the previous week’s total of 3,062. Initial claims were above the comparable figure of 1…

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Louisiana Labor Force Grows While Unemployment Rate Drops in March

April 21, 2015

BATON ROUGE – Louisiana’s overall civilian labor force and the number of employed individuals in the labor force set records in March, according to seasonally adjusted data released today by the feder…

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Louisiana Unemployment Insurance Claims Report April 17, 2015

April 17, 2015

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending April 11, 2015, increased to 3,062 from the previous week’s total of 2,298. The week ending April 11 marked the start of a new q…

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Louisiana Unemployment Insurance Claims Report April 10, 2015

April 10, 2015

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending April 4, 2015, decreased to 2,298 from the previous week’s total of 2,622 and were above the comparable figure of 2,101 for the …

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Louisiana Unemployment Insurance Claims Report April 6, 2015

April 6, 2015

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending March 28, 2015, decreased to 2,622 from the previous week’s total of 2,723, and were above the comparable figure of 1,985 for th…

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OSHA Consultation Unit Nominated for Nationwide Award

April 1, 2015

BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Workforce Commission’s OSHA Consultation Unit was recently nominated for an OSHA’s Consultation Achievement Recognition award, or OSCAR, for its “H2OSHA” campaign to preven…

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