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Date:June 27, 2014
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Louisiana unemployment insurance claims report June 27, 2014

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending June 21, 2014, decreased to 2,604 from the previous week’s total of 2,691. Initial claims were below the comparable week ending June 22, 2013, figure of 3,026.

The four-week moving average of initial claims decreased to 2,891 from the previous week’s average of 2,986.

Continued unemployment insurance weeks claimed for the week ending June 21, 2014, increased to 21,837 from the previous week’s total of 21,576. Continued weeks claimed were below the comparable week ending June 22, 2013, figure of 24,553.

The four-week moving average of continued weeks claimed increased to 20,934 from the previous week’s average of 20,211.

For more detailed information on occupational groups of unemployment insurance claimants, visit Louisiana’s employments homepage at www.laworks.net and select Labor Market Information.

The UI Weekly Claims Data webpage includes the following features: UI Weekly Claims Data by Regional Labor Market Area and by Parish, UI Weekly Claims Data by Industry for Louisiana, UI Definition and UI Monthly Claimant Characteristics by Parish. To access these products begin on Louisiana’s employment homepage and select Labor Market Information. Scroll down the LMI page to the LMI Products section and select Unemployment Insurance Claims.

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