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Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending Feb. 17

February 23, 2018

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Feb. 17, 2018 dropped to 1,801 from the previous week’s total of 2,160. For a comparison, during the week ending Feb. 18, 20…

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LWC, LHRDI to host 2018 Louisiana Labor Summit in New Orleans

February 19, 2018

BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC), in association with Louisiana Human Resources Development Institute (LHRDI), will host the 2018 Louisiana Labor Summit, March 21-23, at the New …

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Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending Feb. 10

February 16, 2018

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Feb. 10, 2018 dropped to 2,160 from the previous week’s total of 2,291. For a comparison, during the week ending Feb. 11, 20…

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Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending Feb. 3

February 9, 2018

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Feb. 3, 2018 dropped to 2,291 from the previous week’s total of 2,468. For a comparison, during the week ending Feb. 4, 2017…

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Louisiana maintained lowest incidence rate among states for worker safety in 2016

February 7, 2018

BATON ROUGE – The rate of nonfatal work-related injuries and illnesses among Louisiana’s private sector employers remained steady in 2016, according to a federal Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) surve…

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Louisiana work-related fatalities 2016 data released

February 5, 2018

BATON ROUGE – While the number of work-related fatalities in the U.S. surged from 4,836 in 2015 to 5,190 in 2016, Louisiana’s number of work-related fatalities decreased in 2016, according to the late…

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Initial unemployment insurance claims rise for week ending Jan. 27

February 2, 2018

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Jan. 27, 2018 rose to 2,468 from the previous week’s total of 1,737. For a comparison, during the week ending Jan. 28, 2017,…

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