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Louisiana GDP increases by $2.3 billion in third quarter 2018

February 26, 2019

BATON ROUGE – Louisiana’s real gross domestic product (GDP) increased by $2.3 billion – or 1.9 percent – in the third quarter of 2018, according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). Louis…

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Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending Feb. 16

February 22, 2019

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Feb 16, 2019 dropped to 1,672 from the previous week’s total of 1,971. For a comparison, during the week ending Feb 17, 2018…

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LWC, LHRDI to host 2019 Louisiana Labor Summit in New Orleans

February 22, 2019

BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC), in association with the Louisiana Human Resources Development Institute (LHRDI), will host the 2019 Louisiana Labor Summit on March 20-22 at the…

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Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending Feb. 9

February 15, 2019

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Feb 9, 2019 dropped to 1,971 from the previous week’s total of 2,062. For a comparison, during the week ending Feb 10, 2018,…

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Georgia Pacific job fair only for company employees

February 8, 2019

BATON ROUGE – The Georgia Pacific job fair that will be held on February 9, 2019 at the Zachary High School gymnasium, will be only for Georgia Pacific employees who have recently lost their job. …

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Initial unemployment insurance claims rise for week ending Feb. 2

February 8, 2019

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Feb 2, 2019 rose to 2,062 from the previous week’s total of 1,759. For a comparison, during the week ending Feb 3, 2018, 2,2…

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