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 Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending Dec. 21

December 27, 2019

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Dec. 21, 2019 dropped to 2,218 from the previous week’s total of 2,227. For a comparison, during the week ending Dec.22, 201…

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 Baton Rouge and Hammond metro areas set employment records, Louisiana adds 9,000 jobs from last year

December 20, 2019

BATON ROUGE – Preliminary data released today by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS) shows that the Baton Rouge metropolitan statistical area (MSA) has set another nonfarm employment record at 41…

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 Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending Dec. 14

December 20, 2019

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Dec. 14, 2019 dropped to 2,227 from the previous week’s total of 2,448. For a comparison, during the week ending Dec.15, 201…

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 Initial unemployment insurance claims rise for week ending Dec. 7

December 13, 2019

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Dec. 7, 2019 rose to 2,448 from the previous week’s total of 1,507. For a comparison, during the week ending Dec. 8, 2018, 2…

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 Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending Nov. 30

December 6, 2019

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Nov. 30, 2019 dropped to 1,507 from the previous week’s total of 1,903. For a comparison, during the week ending Dec. 1, 201…

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 Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending Nov. 23

December 2, 2019

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Nov. 23, 2019 dropped to 1,903 from the previous week’s total of 2,102. For a comparison, during the week ending Nov. 24, 20…

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