BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending June 28, 2014, decreased to 2,577 from the previous week’s total of 2,604. Initial claims were below the comparable week ending June 29, 2013, figure of 3,027.
The four-week moving average of initial claims decreased to 2,791 from the previous week’s average of 2,891.
Continued unemployment insurance weeks claimed for the week ending June 28, 2014, decreased to 20,876 from the previous week’s total of 21,837. Continued weeks claimed were below the comparable week ending June 29, 2013, figure of 25,389.
The four-week moving average of continued weeks claimed increased to 21,259 from the previous week’s average of 20,934.
For more detailed information on occupational groups of unemployment insurance claimants, visit Louisiana’s employments homepage at www.laworks.net and select Labor Market Information.
The UI Weekly Claims Data webpage includes the following features: UI Weekly Claims Data by Regional Labor Market Area and by Parish, UI Weekly Claims Data by Industry for Louisiana, UI Definition and UI Monthly Claimant Characteristics by Parish. To access these products begin on Louisiana’s employment homepage and select Labor Market Information. Scroll down the LMI page to the LMI Products section and select Unemployment Insurance Claims.
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