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 Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending June 23

June 29, 2018

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending June 23, 2018 dropped to 2,263 from the previous week’s total of 2,541. For a comparison, during the week ending June 24, 20…

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 Four Louisiana Apprentices compete in 11-state Super-Regional contest

June 28, 2018

NEW ORLEANS – Four Registered Apprentices from the Louisiana Workforce Commission’s (LWC) Apprenticeship program competed in the United Association’s (UA) 2018 Super-Regional Apprenticeship Competitio…

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 La. Workers’ Compensation, appellate court judges find common ground at inaugural Judicial Conference

June 27, 2018

BATON ROUGE – Several of Louisiana’s preeminent legal authorities recently convened at the Louisiana Supreme Court, at the invitation of Honorable Bernette Johnson, Chief Justice, for a series of in-d…

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 Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending June 16

June 22, 2018

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending June 16, 2018 dropped to 2,541 from the previous week’s total of 2,883. For a comparison, during the week ending June 17, 20…

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 Louisiana adds jobs over the year for eighth month in a row

June 22, 2018

BATON ROUGE – Data released by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS) shows that not seasonally adjusted nonfarm employment increased by 19,200 from May 2017. This is the eighth consecutive over-the…

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 LWC’s Apprenticeship Division receives more than $1 million in continuation funding from USDOL

June 19, 2018

BATON ROUGE – The U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) has awarded continuation funding to the Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC)’s Apprenticeship Division, totaling $1.27 million. The State Apprentices…

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 Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending June 9

June 15, 2018

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending June 9, 2018 dropped to 2,883 from the previous week’s total of 2,946. For a comparison, during the week ending June 10, 201…

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 Number of people employed in Louisiana second highest in history

June 15, 2018

BATON ROUGE – Powered by steadily improving conditions in Louisiana’s economy, the number of individuals employed in Louisiana has increased over the year by 44,453 to 2,041,419 in May. This is the s…

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 Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending June 2

June 8, 2018

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending June 2, 2018 dropped to 2,946 from the previous week’s total of 3,059. For a comparison, during the week ending June 3, 2017…

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 Initial unemployment insurance claims rise for week ending May 26

June 1, 2018

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending May 26, 2018 rose to 3,059 from the previous week’s total of 2,351. For a comparison, during the week ending May 27, 2017, 2…

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