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Initial unemployment insurance claims rise for week ending May 20

May 26, 2017

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending May 20, 2017 increased to 2,755 from the previous week’s total of 2,700. For the comparable week a year ago, ending May 21, 2016…

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Lafayette & Lake Charles show strong over-the-month gains

May 26, 2017

BATON ROUGE – Louisiana’s civilian labor force – people employed and unemployed but seeking a job – grew during April. The not-seasonally-adjusted report showed the state’s labor force increased by 5,…

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Civilian labor force improves for third consecutive month

May 19, 2017

BATON ROUGE – The seasonally adjusted civilian labor force, or the number of people that are employed in addition to those looking for work, increased by 7,676 from March, bringing the current total t…

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Initial unemployment insurance claims rise for week ending May 13

May 19, 2017

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending May 13, 2017 increased to 2,700 from the previous week’s total of 2,652. For the comparable week a year ago, ending May 14, 2016…

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Initial unemployment insurance claims rise for week ending May 6

May 12, 2017

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending May 6, 2017 increased to 2,652 from the previous week’s total of 2,640. For the comparable week a year ago, ending May 7, 2016, …

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Initial unemployment insurance claims rise for week ending Apr. 29

May 5, 2017

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Apr. 29, 2017 increased to 2,640 from the previous week’s total of 2,631. For the comparable week a year ago, ending Apr. 30, 20…

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Lafayette area job fair to host more than 80 employers

May 5, 2017

BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC)’s Region IV Business & Career Solutions Center will participate in the Lafayette Economic Development Authority (LEDA) Job Fair on Tuesday, May 9…

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