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 Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending Aug 25

August 31, 2018

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Aug 25, 2018 dropped to 2,135 from the previous week’s total of 2,193. For a comparison, during the week ending Aug 26, 2017…

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 Initial unemployment insurance claims rise for week ending Aug 18

August 24, 2018

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Aug 18, 2018 rose to 2,193 from the previous week’s total of 2,111. For a comparison, during the week ending Aug 19, 2017, 2…

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 Ten months in a row, not seasonally adjusted employment rises

August 24, 2018

BATON ROUGE –Louisiana’s not seasonally adjusted nonfarm employment increased by 26,000 jobs from July 2017 to 1,980,200. This is the tenth straight over-the-year increase. Over the same time period…

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 Second Healthcare Sector Partnership meeting to focus on structure, methods

August 20, 2018

BATON ROUGE – On Sept. 6, the Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC) and its partners will hold the second meeting pertaining to a new initiative in South Louisiana aimed at meeting needs specific to th…

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 Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending Aug 11

August 17, 2018

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Aug 11, 2018 dropped to 2,111 from the previous week’s total of 2,204. For a comparison, during the week ending Aug 12, 2017…

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 Louisiana employment sets another record in July

August 17, 2018

BATON ROUGE – The number of people employed in July set an all-time record for the month, based on Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS) information released today. This comes on the heels of Louisiana…

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 Initial unemployment insurance claims rise for week ending Aug 4

August 10, 2018

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Aug 4, 2018 rose to 2,204 from the previous week’s total of 2,172. For a comparison, during the week ending Aug 5, 2017, 2,6…

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 MEDIA RELEASE: LWC’s Annex Building closed due to weather damage

August 6, 2018

BATON ROUGE – Due to significant damage from today’s thunderstorms, The Louisiana Workforce Commission’s (LWC) Annex Building, located at the agency’s headquarters at 1001 North 23rd Street, is closed…

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 Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending July 28

August 3, 2018

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending July 28, 2018 dropped to 2,172 from the previous week’s total of 2,198. For a comparison, during the week ending July 29, 20…

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