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 Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending August 24

August 30, 2019

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending August 24, 2019 dropped to 1,972 from the previous week’s total of 1,994. For a comparison, during the week ending August 25…

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 Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending August 17

August 23, 2019

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending August 17, 2019 dropped to 1,994 from the previous week’s total of 2,081. For a comparison, during the week ending August 18…

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 Number of unemployed continues decline, all Metro area unemployment rates down over the year for fifth straight month

August 23, 2019

BATON ROUGE – Based on preliminary data released by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS), the number of not seasonally adjusted unemployed individuals decreased by 11,081 from 121,375 in July 2018…

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 Four months and counting, Louisiana maintains full employment

August 16, 2019

BATON ROUGE – Preliminary data released today by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS) shows that Louisiana’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased 0.7 percentage points from 5.0 percent …

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 Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending August 10

August 16, 2019

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending August 10, 2019 dropped to 2,081 from the previous week’s total of 2,126. For a comparison, during the week ending August 11…

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 Initial unemployment insurance claims rise for week ending August 3

August 9, 2019

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending August 3, 2019 rose to 2,126 from the previous week’s total of 2,022. For a comparison, during the week ending August 4, 201…

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 Louisiana JAG Receives National 5-of-5 Award

August 7, 2019

BATON ROUGE – The hard work of Louisiana’s Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG-LA) program is receiving national recognition as it earned the highly coveted 5 of 5 Performance Award. JAG-LA, now unde…

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 Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending July 27

August 2, 2019

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending July 27, 2019 dropped to 2,022 from the previous week’s total of 2,349. For a comparison, during the week ending July 28, 20…

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