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New Orleans adds 12,200 jobs in November, biggest gain of any Louisiana metro area over 12 months

Source: - Jan 4, 2019

The New Orleans region added 12,200 jobs in November compared to the year before, the biggest increase in employment among Louisiana’s nine metro areas.

Eight of the nine added jobs over the year in November, with Houma-Thibodaux posting a loss. Overall, the state has gained 20,700 jobs since November 2017, bringing the total number of nonfarm jobs in Louisiana to just over 2 million, according to figures released Thursday by the Louisiana Workforce Commission. The numbers are not seasonally adjusted. This is the 14th consecutive month of year-over-year employment increases.


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