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 Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending April 10

April 16, 2021

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending April 10, 2021 dropped to 9,809 from the week ending April 3, 2021 total of 12,263. For a comparison, during the week ending…

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 Seasonally adjusted employed increases from February, rate declines

April 16, 2021

BATON ROUGE – Preliminary data for March 2021 released today by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS) shows that Louisiana’s seasonally adjusted number of employed individuals rose by 3,572 from Fe…

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 Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending April 3

April 9, 2021

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending April 3, 2021 dropped to 12,263 from the week ending March 27, 2021 total of 12,845. For a comparison, during the week endin…

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*Not seasonally adjusted unemployment rates drop in every MSA

April 6, 2021

BATON ROUGE – Louisiana’s February 2021 not seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell by 0.5 percentage points from January to 7.1%. This is the lowest not seasonally adjusted rate since the March 20…

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 Initial unemployment insurance claims rise for week ending March 27

April 5, 2021

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending March 27, 2021 rose to 12,845 from the week ending March 20, 2021 total of 6,468. For a comparison, during the week ending M…

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*LWC continues efforts to combat UI fraud and overpayments

April 5, 2021

BATON ROUGE – Since March of last year, the Louisiana Workforce Commission, LWC, has paid over $8 billion in Unemployment Insurance benefits to almost one million people. In fact, the LWC has paid ove…

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