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 Not seasonally adjusted number of employed continues to climb

June 29, 2021

BATON ROUGE – For the second month in a row, Louisiana’s not seasonally adjusted number of employed individuals increased both over the month and over the year. The May 2021 estimate of 1,932,012 sho…

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 Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending June 19

June 25, 2021

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending June 19, 2021 dropped to 4,278 from the week ending June 12, 2021 total of 5,242. For a comparison, during the week ending J…

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 LWC partners with employers statewide launching its “Back to Work Louisiana” campaign

June 25, 2021

Baton Rouge, LA- Louisiana’s recovery from COVID-19 is in full swing and the Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC) is launching a statewide campaign to get people back to work. With over 1.5 million…

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 Number of employed continues to rise in COVID-19 recovery

June 23, 2021

BATON ROUGE – Preliminary data for May 2021 released today by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS) shows that Louisiana’s seasonally adjusted number of employed individuals rose both over the mont…

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 Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending June 12

June 18, 2021

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending June 12, 2021 dropped to 5,242 from the week ending June 5, 2021 total of 5,569. For a comparison, during the week ending Ju…

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 Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending June 5

June 11, 2021

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending June 5, 2021 dropped to 5,569 from the week ending May 29, 2021 total of 5,573. For a comparison, during the week ending Jun…

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 Affected Parishes Eligible for Disaster Unemployment Assistance

June 4, 2021

Baton Rouge, LA – President Joseph R. Biden officially granted a major disaster declaration request for 5 Louisiana parishes, making disaster unemployment assistance (DUA) available to businesses and …

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 Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending May 29

June 4, 2021

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending May 29, 2021 dropped to 5,573 from the week ending May 22, 2021 total of 5,976. For a comparison, during the week ending May…

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 Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending May 22

June 1, 2021

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending May 22, 2021 dropped to 5,976 from the week ending May 15, 2021 total of 6,327. For a comparison, during the week ending May…

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