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 Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending November 13

November 19, 2021

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending November 13, 2021 dropped to 1,682 from the week ending November 6, 2021 total of 1,981. For a comparison, during the week e…

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 Louisiana sees 2nd largest seasonal over-the-month increase since 1990

November 19, 2021

BATON ROUGE, La. – Preliminary data for October 2021 released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) shows the onset of recovery from Hurricane Ida has had a large impact on Louisiana’s employm…

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 Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending November 6

November 12, 2021

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending November 6, 2021 dropped to 1,981 from the week ending October 30, 2021 total of 3,009. For a comparison, during the week en…

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*Gov. Edwards proclaims Apprenticeship Appreciation and Awareness Week in Louisiana

November 10, 2021

BATON ROUGE, La. – Louisiana will celebrate apprenticeship programs and apprentices next week with a series of events, including a statewide virtual fair hosted by the Louisiana Workforce Commission (…

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 Initial unemployment insurance claims rise for week ending October 30

November 5, 2021

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending October 30, 2021 rose to 3,009 from the week ending October 23, 2021 total of 2,102. For a comparison, during the week endin…

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 Louisiana employer-reported workplace injuries and illnesses in 2020

November 4, 2021

BATON ROUGE, La. – There were 22.9 thousand nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses reported in Louisiana by private industry employers in 2020, down from 24.1 thousand in 2019, according to a recen…

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