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Louisiana unemployment rate at 6.2%

September 17, 2021

BATON ROUGE, La. – Preliminary data for August 2021 released today by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS) shows that Louisiana added 1,900 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs from July 2021. The Aug…

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 Initial unemployment insurance claims rise for week ending September 11

September 17, 2021

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending September 11, 2021 rose to 14,042 from the week ending September 4, 2021 total of 9,724. For a comparison, during the week e…

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 Initial unemployment insurance claims rise for week ending September 4

September 13, 2021

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending September 4, 2021 rose to 9,724 from the week ending August 28, 2021 total of 2,060. For a comparison, during the week endin…

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*Mobile Workforce Center helping survivors in disaster parishes apply for DUA

September 10, 2021

BATON ROUGE, La. - The Louisiana Workforce Commission’s Mobile Workforce Center (MWC) is traveling to parishes recovering from Hurricane Ida to help survivors apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistanc…

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 Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending August 28

September 7, 2021

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending August 28, 2021 dropped to 2,060 from the week ending August 21, 2021 total of 2,217. For a comparison, during the week endi…

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 Affected Parishes Eligible for Disaster Unemployment Assistance

September 3, 2021

BATON ROUGE, La. – President Joseph R. Biden officially granted a major disaster declaration request for 25 Louisiana parishes, making disaster unemployment assistance (DUA) available to businesses an…

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