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 Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending July 20

July 26, 2019

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending July 20, 2019 dropped to 2,349 from the previous week’s total of 2,410. For a comparison, during the week ending July 21, 20…

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 Number of employed increase, all metro area unemployment rates down

July 26, 2019

BATON ROUGE – Data released by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS) show that the number of not seasonally adjusted employed individuals increased from 2,007,861 in June 2018 to 2,013,742 in June …

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 Initial unemployment insurance claims rise for week ending July 13

July 19, 2019

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending July 13, 2019 rose to 2,410 from the previous week’s total of 1,844. For a comparison, during the week ending July 14, 2018,…

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 Unemployment rate down to lowest level since January 2008 – state remains at full employment

July 19, 2019

Baton Rouge – Data released today by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics shows that Louisiana’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased to 4.3 percent in June 2019. The last time Louisiana’s se…

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 LWC, employer plan job fair July 23, 24, for workers to be displaced in Fall

July 15, 2019

MONROE, La. – The Louisiana Workforce Commission’s (LWC) Rapid Response team and workforce-development officials in North Louisiana, in partnership with a prominent paper-manufacturing employer as wel…

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 Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending July 6

July 12, 2019

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending July 6, 2019 dropped to 1,844 from the previous week’s total of 2,206. For a comparison, during the week ending July 7, 2018…

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 LWC partners with East Baton Rouge District Attorney's Office

July 9, 2019

The Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC) announces a partnership with the East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney's office to criminally prosecute employers and employees who commit workers' compens…

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 LWC to assist affected Waitr employees

July 9, 2019

BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC) is hosting information and orientation sessions for workers who were recently displaced by recent Waitr layoffs in Lafayette, on Thursday, July 1…

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 Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending June 29

July 8, 2019

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending June 29, 2019 dropped to 2,206 from the previous week’s total of 2,238. For a comparison, during the week ending June 30, 20…

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 LWC partners with Fletcher for inaugural Clinical Medical Assistant Program

July 1, 2019

BATON ROUGE – Through a partnership with the Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC), Fletcher Technical Community College will begin coursework for its inaugural Clinical Medical Assistant (CMA) program…

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