LaSalle has fourth lowest jobless rate in state for August

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LaSalle Parish had the fourth lowest jobless rate in the state of Louisiana for the month of August, according to figures released this week by the Louisiana Workforce Commission. The rate for LaSalle stood at 5.3 percent, down from the 5.4 percent reported for July. The parishes with lower unemployment rates in August included Lafourche Parish, 4.8 percent; Terrebonne Parish, 5.1 percent; and Lafayette Parish, 5.2 percent. Louisiana’s not seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged in August at 7.1 percent, the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported.
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