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 Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending July 25

July 30, 2020

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending July 25, 2020 dropped to 18,511 from the week ending July 18, 2020 total of 32,079. For a comparison, during the week ending…

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 $600 Weekly Unemployment Benefit Ending

July 24, 2020

BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC) is advising individuals receiving unemployment benefits, that the last week of eligibility for claimants filing for the extra Federal Pandemic Un…

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 COVID – 19 June 2020 Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSAs) Data

July 24, 2020

BATON ROUGE – Louisiana’s not seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased to 10.5 percent; down 3.4 percentage points from May 2020’s revised not seasonally adjusted unemployment rate of 13.9 perc…

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 Initial unemployment insurance claims rise for week ending July 18

July 23, 2020

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending July 18, 2020 rose to 32,079 from the week ending July 11, 2020 total of 26,351. For a comparison, during the week ending Ju…

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 COVID – 19 June 2020 State Data

July 17, 2020

BATON ROUGE – Preliminary data for June 2020 released today by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS) shows that Louisiana’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased to 9.7 percent; down 4.5 …

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 Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending July 11

July 16, 2020

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending July 11, 2020 dropped to 26,351 from the week ending July 4, 2020 total of 31,417. For a comparison, during the week ending …

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 Initial unemployment insurance claims rise for week ending July 4

July 10, 2020

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending July 4, 2020 rose to 31,417 from the week ending June 27, 2020 total of 21,976. For a comparison, during the week ending Jul…

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 Initial unemployment insurance claims rise for week ending June 27

July 2, 2020

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending June 27, 2020 rose to 21,976 from the week ending June 20, 2020 total of 19,524. For a comparison, during the week ending Ju…

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 Louisiana Workforce Commission receives $3.45 million from U.S. Department of Labor to boost apprenticeship, job growth in La.

July 2, 2020

BATON ROUGE – The U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) recently announced that the Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC) will receive $3.45 million to support the expansion of its registered apprenticeship…

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