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  • Louisiana unemployment rate falls as more leave labor force

    October 20, 2015 12:43 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Louisiana's labor market was flat in September, with unemployment and payrolls holding level. The jobless rate stayed at 6 percent from August to September, remaining below September 2014's 6.9 percent rate. The number of people reporting having a job fell for the fourth straight month.... more »
  • La. unemployment rate improves even as payrolls fall

    April 21, 2015 2:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana's unemployment rate continued to fall in March, even as employer payrolls fell. The state's jobless rate fell to 6.6 percent from 6.7 percent in February. That's well above the 5.5 percent the state recorded in March 2014. Unemployment has declined over the past three months as... more »
  • La. payrolls grow as jobless levels stay flat

    May 16, 2014 10:54 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana's job market continued to chug along in April, as the unemployment rate remained low and employers kept adding to payrolls. The jobless rate was steady for the third month at 4.5 percent, the 10th lowest rate among the states. Louisiana's unemployment rate was 6.4 percent in... more »
  • La. unemployment rises in January as payrolls dip

    March 19, 2013 2:47 PM

    Baton Rouge- Louisiana's unemployment rate rose to 5.9 percent in January, and the state was the only one to register a significant loss on a separate survey of payrolls. Newly released numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics show Louisiana unemployment rose from 5.6 percent in December, but remained below... more »

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