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Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending Mar. 23

March 29, 2019

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Mar 23, 2019 dropped to 1,619 from the previous week’s total of 1,661. For a comparison, during the week ending Mar 24, 2018…

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Not seasonally adjusted job gains for February 2019

March 29, 2019

BATON ROUGE – Data released by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS) shows that February 2019 not seasonally adjusted nonfarm employment increased by 5,600 jobs to 1,971,100 from February 2018. Thi…

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12 months in a row, Louisiana adds jobs over the year

March 22, 2019

BATON ROUGE – February 2019 data released today by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics shows that seasonally adjusted nonfarm employment increased by 5,900 jobs from February 2018 to 1,980,100. This is…

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Initial unemployment insurance claims rise for week ending Mar. 16

March 22, 2019

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Mar 16, 2019 rose to 1,661 from the previous week’s total of 1,584. For a comparison, during the week ending Mar 17, 2018, 1…

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Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending Mar. 9

March 15, 2019

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Mar 9, 2019 dropped to 1,584 from the previous week’s total of 1,674. For a comparison, during the week ending Mar 10, 2018,…

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LWC, LHRDI 2019 Louisiana Labor Summit in New Orleans fast approaching

March 12, 2019

BATON ROUGE – Registration remains open for the 2019 Louisiana Labor Summit, sponsored by the Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC) and the Louisiana Human Resources Development Institute (LHRDI), on M…

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Louisiana adds jobs over the year eleven months in a row

March 11, 2019

BATON ROUGE – Per revisions from Bureau of Labor & Statistics (BLS) annual benchmarking procedure, Louisiana seasonally adjusted nonfarm employment added jobs in January 2019 for the eleventh straight…

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Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending Mar. 2

March 8, 2019

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Mar 2, 2019 dropped to 1,674 from the previous week’s total of 1,784. For a comparison, during the week ending Mar 3, 2018, …

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Initial unemployment insurance claims rise for week ending Feb. 23

March 1, 2019

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Feb 23, 2019 rose to 1,784 from the previous week’s total of 1,672. For a comparison, during the week ending Feb 24, 2018, 1…

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