Speech Accessibility Tool.
News - Home

News - Archives



 

* denotes current article


 
Unemployment rate down in every region for first time since pre-pandemic

August 27, 2021

BATON ROUGE, La. – For the first time since Sept. 2019, the not seasonally adjusted preliminary unemployment rate in all nine of Louisiana’s Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSA’s) went down both over …

Read more

 Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending August 21

August 27, 2021

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending August 21, 2021 dropped to 2,217 from the week ending August 14, 2021 total of 2,332. For a comparison, during the week endi…

Read more

 Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending August 14

August 20, 2021

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending August 14, 2021 dropped to 2,332 from the week ending August 7, 2021 total of 2,411. For a comparison, during the week endin…

Read more

 Unemployment rate trends downward as COVID-19 fight continues

August 20, 2021

BATON ROUGE, La. – Preliminary data for July 2021 released today by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS) shows Louisiana added 12,700 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs from June 2021. The July esti…

Read more

 Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending August 7

August 13, 2021

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending August 7, 2021 dropped to 2,411 from the week ending July 31, 2021 total of 3,228. For a comparison, during the week ending …

Read more

 Initial unemployment insurance claims rise for week ending July 31

August 6, 2021

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending July 31, 2021 rose to 3,228 from the week ending July 24, 2021 total of 3,122. For a comparison, during the week ending Augu…

Read more

 Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending July 24

August 2, 2021

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending July 24, 2021 dropped to 3,122 from the week ending July 17, 2021 total of 5,492. For a comparison, during the week ending J…

Read more

Note: This revision date does not reflect the revision dates of the press releases shown. Press Release postings are updated as needed and should be considered accurate as shown. Press Releases are added to the list above as soon as they are made available.