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13 straight months, Louisiana continues to add jobs over the year

April 19, 2019

BATON ROUGE – Data released today by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS) for March 2019 shows that seasonally adjusted nonfarm employment for Louisiana has increased over the year for the past 13…

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Initial unemployment insurance claims rise for week ending Apr. 13

April 19, 2019

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Apr 13, 2019 rose to 1,887 from the previous week’s total of 1,656. For a comparison, during the week ending Apr 14, 2018, 2…

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Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending Apr. 6

April 12, 2019

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Apr 6, 2019 drop to 1,656 from the previous week’s total of 1,666. For a comparison, during the week ending Apr 7, 2018, 2,3…

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LWC to host re-entry events for displaced National General workers

April 11, 2019

BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC) will be hosting consecutive orientation sessions for workers who were affected by the recent closure of National General Management Corporation. …

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LWC partners with LEDA to assist displaced Walmart workers

April 9, 2019

BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC) is partnering with the Lafayette Economic Development Authority (LEDA) to host a job fair for employees impacted by the recent closure of Walmart…

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Initial unemployment insurance claims rise for week ending Mar. 30

April 5, 2019

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Mar 30, 2019 rose to 1,666 from the previous week’s total of 1,619. For a comparison, during the week ending Mar 31, 2018, 1…

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