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Initial unemployment insurance claims rise for week ending May 19

May 25, 2018

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending May 19, 2018 rose to 2,351 from the previous week’s total of 2,026. For a comparison, during the week ending May 20, 2017, 2…

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Over-the-year gains strengthen Louisiana’s economy

May 25, 2018

BATON ROUGE – Data released last Friday by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS) shows that not seasonally adjusted nonfarm employment increased by 22,800 jobs from April 2017. This is the seventh …

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Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending May 12

May 18, 2018

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending May 12, 2018 dropped to 2,026 from the previous week’s total of 2,065. For a comparison, during the week ending May 13, 2017…

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More Louisiana residents employed than ever before

May 18, 2018

BATON ROUGE – Louisiana has hit an all-time high in the number of employed individuals. The Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS) began publishing seasonally adjusted civilian labor force for employed …

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Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending May 5

May 11, 2018

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending May 5, 2018 dropped to 2,065 from the previous week’s total of 2,242. For a comparison, during the week ending May 6, 2017, …

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Initial unemployment insurance claims rise for week ending Apr. 28

May 4, 2018

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Apr. 28, 2018 rose to 2,242 from the previous week’s total of 1,960. For a comparison, during the week ending Apr. 29, 2017,…

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