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Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending Dec. 22

December 28, 2018

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Dec 22, 2018 dropped to 2,184 from the previous week’s total of 2,430. For a comparison, during the week ending Dec 23, 2017…

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2019 schedule of employment data, unemployment rates press releases

December 21, 2018

BATON ROUGE —The Louisiana Workforce Commission has revised the schedule for its 2019 monthly press releases of employment and unemployment data. The release of statewide nonfarm industry employment …

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Initial unemployment insurance claims rise for week ending Dec. 15

December 21, 2018

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Dec 15, 2018 rose to 2,430 from the previous week’s total of 2,375. For a comparison, during the week ending Dec 16, 2017, 2…

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Louisiana adds jobs for 14 straight months

December 21, 2018

BATON ROUGE – Based off of data released today by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS), seasonally adjusted nonfarm employment increased by 23,100 jobs from November 2017. Seasonally adjusted nonf…

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Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending Dec. 8

December 14, 2018

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Dec 8, 2018 dropped to 2,375 from the previous week’s total of 2,594. For a comparison, during the week ending Dec 9, 2017, …

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Initial unemployment insurance claims rise for week ending Dec. 1

December 5, 2018

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Dec 1, 2018 rose to 2,594 from the previous week’s total of 1,789. For a comparison, during the week ending Dec 2, 2017, 2,5…

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Workers’ compensation rates will decline again for Louisiana employers

December 4, 2018

BATON ROUGE – Set to begin on May 1, 2019, employers throughout the state of Louisiana will see a decrease in their workers’ compensation premium rates. The decrease in workers’ compensation premium r…

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