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 Louisiana’s not seasonally adjusted unemployment rate again a record low

August 25, 2023

Data released today by the Louisiana Workforce Commission shows that Louisiana’s not seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for July 2023 is 3.3 percent.…

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 Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending August 19

August 23, 2023

BATON ROUGE, LA – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending August 19, 2023, dropped to 1,877 from the week ending August 12, 2023, a total of 1,897.…

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 Gov. Edwards Celebrates Record-Low July Unemployment, Appoints New Secretary of the Louisiana Workforce Commission

August 18, 2023

Governor John Bel Edwards issued a statement celebrating Louisiana’s unemployment rate fell to 3.4% in July and announcing James ‘Robert’ Wooley as the new secretary of the LWC. …

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 Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending August 12

August 18, 2023

BATON ROUGE, LA – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending August 12, 2023, dropped to 1,897 from the week ending August 5, 2023, a total of 2,038.…

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 Louisiana’s unemployment rate and number of unemployed continues to set records

August 18, 2023

BATON ROUGE, LA – Data released today by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that Louisiana has once again set all-time records for both the unemployment rate and the number of unemployed.…

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 Initial unemployment insurance claims rise for week ending August 5

August 11, 2023

BATON ROUGE, LA – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending August 5, 2023, rose to 2,038 from the week ending July 29, 2023, a total of 2,034. …

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 Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending July 29

August 4, 2023

BATON ROUGE, LA – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending July 29, 2023, dropped to 2,034 from the week ending July 22, 2023, a total of 2,112.…

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