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  • Acadiana Residents Frustrated with Unemployment Claim Process

    November 18, 2010 7:18 PM

    Waiting for unemployment money can be stressful ... not knowing when the checks will start coming in after you've been let go from your job. Most of the time the state says you'll get paid within the week. But we've been getting emails from viewers who say it's been two... more »
  • La. has 18,100 more jobs than year ago

    October 27, 2010 1:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) State labor officials say Louisiana gained 18,100 non-farm jobs from September 2009 to September 2010. The Louisiana Workforce Commission said Wednesday that over the past 12 months, 20,600 jobs have been added to the service sector. The goods-producing sector including petroleum, manufacturing and construction has been... more »
  • Louisiana Unemployment Rate

    September 24, 2010 5:54 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - With more people looking for jobs and temporary Census jobs ending, Louisiana finished August with 13,600 more non-farm jobs in August than a year ago - a drop in the overall growth from the previous month, state labor officials said Friday. In July, the state was... more »
  • La. jobless rate jumps to 7.6 percent in August

    September 21, 2010 10:32 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) Louisiana's unemployment rate rose to 7.6 percent in August from 7.2 percent in July. The federal Bureau of Labor Statistics says that Louisiana was one of 27 states that recorded an increase last month, on a seasonally adjusted basis. The agency says there were 8,600 more... more »
  • State up 20,100 non-farm jobs in year

    August 24, 2010 6:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) State labor officials say Louisiana lost 9,900 jobs last month, due mostly to the seasonal layoffs of education employees and the end of work for temporary Census workers. The Louisiana Workforce Commission says the state on a non-seasonally adjusted basis had 20,100 more non-farm jobs last... more »
  • State up 20,100 non-farm jobs in year

    August 24, 2010 6:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) State labor officials say Louisiana lost 9,900 jobs last month, due mostly to the seasonal layoffs of education employees and the end of work for temporary Census workers. The Louisiana Workforce Commission says the state on a non-seasonally adjusted basis had 20,100 more non-farm jobs last... more »
  • More jobs in La. amid warning of oil spill hit

    June 24, 2010 4:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) Louisiana gained 10,300 non-farm jobs from April to May though state officials warn the impact of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill hasn't yet hit. The Louisiana Workforce Commission said Thursday that the state on a non-seasonally adjusted basis still had 9,900 fewer jobs last month... more »
  • Louisiana jobless rate rises in May

    June 18, 2010 11:17 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) Louisiana's unemployment rate rose to 6.9 percent in May. The federal Bureau of Labor Statistics said Friday, at the same time, the state added 11,100 jobs last month, one of the best numbers on a percentage basis in the United States. The April unemployment rate on... more »
  • Non-farm jobs in La. unchanged from March

    May 25, 2010 3:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) The number of non-farm jobs in Louisiana in April was unchanged from March. The Louisiana Workforce Commission says the state on a non-seasonally adjusted basis is down 17,800 jobs from April 2009. That loss is entirely in the goods-producing sector, including the petroleum industry, manufacturing and... more »
  • State shows 6,500 job gain over month

    April 21, 2010 4:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) Louisiana experienced some post-recession economic rebound in March as the state added 6,500 non-farm jobs. The Louisiana Workforce Commission says that on a non-seasonally adjusted basis, goods-producing employment including petroleum, manufacturing and construction shed 3,200 jobs, while the service providing-sector picked up 9,700. With seasonal factors... more »
  • Louisiana jobless rate falls to 6.9 percent

    April 16, 2010 11:14 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) Louisiana's unemployment rate dropped to 6.9 percent in March. The federal Labor Department says Louisiana was among 17 states, as well as the District of Columbia, that saw seasonally adjusted jobless rates drop from February to March. Louisiana's jobless rate for February was 7.3 percent. In... more »
  • Some job recovery in Louisiana

    March 26, 2010 3:32 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) Louisiana's job picture improved for the second straight month in February, but still lagged behind what it was a year ago. The Louisiana Workforce Commission reported Friday that non-seasonally adjusted non-farm employment for Louisiana was estimated at 1,882,200 for February. That's an increase of 13,000 for the... more »
  • Job loss slows in Louisiana

    March 12, 2010 2:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) Louisiana lost 21,900 jobs from December to January, largely as Christmas jobs in retail sales and shipping and temporary student jobs came to a seasonal end. That's according to a report Friday from the Louisiana Workforce Commission. From January 2009 through January 2010, the state lost... more »
  • Louisiana loses jobs in December

    January 22, 2010 6:32 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) Louisiana's labor department says the state's nonfarm workforce fell by 4,600 jobs in December, with 2,300 of those jobs in the sector for trade, transportation and utilities. The Louisiana Workforce Commission estimates employment at 1.9 million, on a nonseasonally adjusted basis. For the year, from December 2008,... more »
  • La down 1,900 jobs in October, 44,000 over year

    November 25, 2009 10:37 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) Louisiana lost 1,900 jobs in October, giving the state a loss of 44,000 in the non-farm work force since October 2008. The Louisiana Workforce Commission reported Tuesday that over the year, the largest employment losses were in manufacturing and in trade, transportation, and utilities. Each of those... more »

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