Local jobless rate lowest in north La.

The unemployment rate for LaSalle Parish for December tied with three other parishes for the seventh lowest rate in the state, according to figures just released by the Louisiana Workforce Commission.

The jobless rate for LaSalle dropped to 3.7 percent in December, down from 4.1 percent in November. There were 5,954 people employed and 229 unemployed for the month. A year earlier in December 2017, the figures were almost identical with a 3.7 percent jobless rate, 5,954 people employed and 227 unemployed.

 

 

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