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 Initial unemployment insurance claims rise for week ending May 8

May 14, 2021

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending May 8, 2021 rose to 7,129 from the week ending May 1, 2021 total of 6,783. For a comparison, during the week ending May 9, 2…

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 Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending May 1

May 7, 2021

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending May 1, 2021 dropped to 6,783 from the week ending April 24, 2021 total of 7,114. For a comparison, during the week ending Ma…

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*LWC Aims to Thwart Unemployment ID Theft with New Partnership

May 4, 2021

The Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC) is taking its fight against unemployment identity theft to the next level with a partnership with federally certified identity verification provider ID.me. Beg…

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 LWC Response to Over 900,000 Paid, 0.0013 Improper Payment Finding

May 3, 2021

BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC) works tirelessly to uphold the integrity of the state’s Unemployment Insurance (UI) system, a crucial safety-net for the hundreds of thousands of…

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