BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending June 22, 2019 dropped to 2,238 from the previous week’s total of 2,372. For a comparison, during the week ending June 23, 2018, 2,263 initial claims were filed.
The four-week moving average of initial claims decreased to 2,557 from the previous week’s average of 2,683.
The unemployment insurance continued claims for the week ending June 22, 2019 increased to 16,630 from the previous week’s total of 16,384. The continued claims were below the comparable figure of 18,674 for the week ending June 23, 2018.
The four-week moving average of continued claims increased to 15,779 from the previous week’s average of 15,004.
The Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC) has countless tools both in person and online to help claimants file and process their claims. This is in addition to the agency’s 62 local offices statewide, job fairs, training programs, apprenticeship opportunities and numerous other services.
To view unemployment insurance claims data for prior weeks, visit www.laworks.net and select Labor Market Information, scroll down the LMI page and select Unemployment Insurance (UI) Claims Data.
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