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 Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending Oct. 19

October 25, 2019

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Oct. 19, 2019 dropped to 1,792 from the previous week’s total of 2,069. For a comparison, during the week ending Oct. 20, 20…

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 Not seasonal nonfarm jobs add 10,100 jobs from August; All metro area unemployment rates decline from Sept. 2018 and Aug. 2019

October 25, 2019

BATON ROUGE – Not seasonally adjusted nonfarm employment increased by 9,200 jobs from 1,980,200 in September 2018 to 1,989,400 jobs in September 2019. From August 2019, not seasonally adjusted nonfarm…

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 Initial unemployment insurance claims rise for week ending Oct. 12

October 18, 2019

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Oct. 12, 2019 rose to 2,069 from the previous week’s total of 1,961. For a comparison, during the week ending Oct. 13, 2018,…

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 New Orleans metro area at highest level since Katrina; Seasonal & not seasonal nonfarm jobs increase

October 18, 2019

BATON ROUGE – Preliminary data released today by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS) shows that the New Orleans Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) has added jobs over the year for 15 straight mo…

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 Initial unemployment insurance claims rise for week ending Oct. 5

October 11, 2019

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Oct. 5, 2019 rose to 1,961 from the previous week’s total of 1,612. For a comparison, during the week ending Oct. 6, 2018, 1…

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 Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending Sept. 28

October 4, 2019

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Sept. 28, 2019 dropped to 1,612 from the previous week’s total of 1,653. For a comparison, during the week ending Sept. 29, …

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 Acadiana Diversity Job Fair, Resume Prep Workshop to be held in October

October 1, 2019

LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Workforce Commission and Local Workforce Development #40 have teamed up with Lafayette Economic Development Authority (LEDA), Lafayette Consolidated Government, and Empl…

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