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 Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending Aug. 19

August 25, 2017

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Aug. 19, 2017 decreased to 2,570 from the previous week’s total of 2,725. For the comparable week a year ago, ending Aug. 20…

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 Unemployment rates drop in all Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs)

August 25, 2017

BATON ROUGE – Not seasonally adjusted data released by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS) shows that all nine Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) showed a decrease from their July 2016 benchma…

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 Initial unemployment insurance claims rise for week ending Aug. 12

August 18, 2017

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Aug. 12, 2017 increased to 2,725 from the previous week’s total of 2,627. For the comparable week a year ago, ending Aug. 13…

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 Louisiana’s unemployment rate continues to fall

August 18, 2017

BATON ROUGE – Seasonally adjusted data released by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS) indicates that the Louisiana unemployment rate continued its decrease, down to 5.3 percent for July 2017. Th…

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 Initial unemployment insurance claims rise for week ending Aug. 5

August 11, 2017

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Aug. 5, 2017 increased to 2,627 from the previous week’s total of 2,567. For the comparable week a year ago, ending Aug. 6, …

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 Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending July 29

August 4, 2017

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending July 29, 2017 decreased by 133 to 2,567 from the previous week’s total of 2,700. For the comparable week a year ago, ending …

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