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 COVID 19 April 2020 Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSAs) Data

May 29, 2020

PLEASE NOTE: The April labor market information below broadly reflects the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Please reference the following link from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for mo…

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 Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending May 23

May 28, 2020

BATON ROUGE The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending May 23, 2020 dropped to 23,961 from the week ending May 16, 2020 total of 28,545. For a comparison, during the week ending …

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 COVID 19 April 2020 State Data

May 22, 2020

PLEASE NOTE: The April labor market information below broadly reflects the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Please reference the following link from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for m…

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 Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending May 16

May 21, 2020

BATON ROUGE The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending May 16, 2020 dropped to 28,545 from the week ending May 9, 2020 total of 40,125. For a comparison, during the week ending Ma…

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 Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending May 9

May 14, 2020

BATON ROUGE The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending May 9, 2020 dropped to 40,125 from the week ending May 2, 2020 total of 50,941. For a comparison, during the week ending May…

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 Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending May 2

May 7, 2020

BATON ROUGE The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending May 2, 2020 dropped to 50,941 from the week ending April 25, 2020 total of 66,141. For a comparison, during the week ending …

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 LWC crosses the $1 billion mark in economic relief payments

May 4, 2020

BATON ROUGE Since March 22, 2020, the Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC) has paid approximately $1,025,775,306.56 in economic relief payments to residents of Louisiana. From these funds, over 404,…

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