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Louisiana Personal Income Grows for 12th Consecutive Quarter

June 25, 2019

BATON ROUGE – Data released today by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) shows that Louisiana personal income grew at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $2.09 billion to $216.3 billion between 201…

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Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending June 15

June 21, 2019

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending June 15, 2019 dropped to 2,372 from the previous week’s total of 2,818. For a comparison, during the week ending June 16, 20…

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Louisiana maintains full employment status, lowest unemployment rate since April 2008

June 21, 2019

BATON ROUGE – Data released today by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS) shows that Louisiana’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased to 4.4 percent in May 2019, which places Louisiana …

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Initial unemployment insurance claims rise for week ending June 8

June 14, 2019

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending June 8, 2019 rose to 2,818 from the previous week’s total of 2,800. For a comparison, during the week ending June 9, 2018, 2…

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LWC extends Line Worker Training Program to Acadiana, Lake Charles

June 13, 2019

CROWLEY – Up to 50 South Louisiana Community College (SLCC) students soon may receive tuition assistance to become certified utility line workers due to an expansion of a program created by the Louisi…

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Initial unemployment insurance claims rise for week ending June 1

June 7, 2019

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending June 1, 2019 rose to 2,800 from the previous week’s total of 2,742. For a comparison, during the week ending June 2, 2018, 2…

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