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 Initial unemployment insurance claims rise for week ending July 17

July 23, 2021

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending July 17, 2021 rose to 5,492 from the week ending July 10, 2021 total of 4,558. For a comparison, during the week ending July…

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 Louisiana sees continued growth in not seasonally adjusted employment

July 23, 2021

BATON ROUGE – Louisiana’s not seasonally adjusted number of employed individuals increased both over the month and over the year for the third consecutive month. The June 2021 estimate of 1,936,239 sh…

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 Initial unemployment insurance claims rise for week ending July 10

July 16, 2021

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending July 10, 2021 rose to 4,558 from the week ending July 3, 2021 total of 4,222. For a comparison, during the week ending July …

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 Louisiana shows continued improvement in getting back to work

July 16, 2021

BATON ROUGE, La. – Preliminary data for June 2021 released today by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS) shows promising signs that Louisianians are getting back to work. Louisiana gained 6,700 jo…

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 New law raises maximum weekly benefit amount next year, ends pandemic-related unemployment programs

July 16, 2021

BATON ROUGE, La. - A new Louisiana law could give more money to people who file for unemployment benefits. Act No. 276 raises the maximum weekly benefit amount by $28 beginning Jan. 1, 2022, the first…

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*‘Back to Work Louisiana’ campaign to culminate in statewide job fair next month

July 14, 2021

BATON ROUGE, La. - The Louisiana Workforce Commission’s newly launched “Back to Work Louisiana” campaign will culminate in a statewide job fair on August 4. The job fair will bring together employ…

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 Initial unemployment insurance claims rise for week ending July 3

July 9, 2021

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending July 3, 2021 rose to 4,222 from the week ending June 26, 2021 total of 4,129. For a comparison, during the week ending July …

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 Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending June 26

July 2, 2021

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending June 26, 2021 dropped to 4,129 from the week ending June 19, 2021 total of 4,278. For a comparison, during the week ending J…

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