Posts Tagged ‘Unemployment’
Unemployment remains a major concern throughout the state of Louisiana and the nation as a whole. While the jobs situation in Louisiana is somewhat better than the national average, the unemployment rate for working-age teens (16-19) is astronomical and bodes ill for the future of Louisiana’s youth.
The administration rosily projects that ‘not a dime’ will be added to the deficit, but this ridiculous promise is left to Congress to fulfill.
Louisiana’s friendly tax climate and steady economic growth have allowed the state to navigate through fragile economic times, but unfunded pension liabilities and a former budget shortfall pose problems for Louisiana’s future.
Louisiana employers impacted by the British Petroleum oil spill last April are set to be relieved from the costs connected with unemployment benefits. Sen. Neil Riser (R-Columbia) has introduced SB 121, which would alleviate the financial burden for innocent third parties.
U.S. unemployment marches on as Mercatus Center finds no relationship between stimulus spending and employment While the latest claim from the White House is that the Recovery Act has generated or saved 3.6 million jobs, recent research fails to find a connection between stimulus projects and unemployment. In the case of Louisiana, the unemployment rate [...]