Jindalnomics causing you to lose your job? Better move. #Louisiana 2nd worst state in which to be unemployed
BATON ROUGE (CNS)—Poor Gov. Jindal; he just can’t catch a break.
No sooner does he try to put a positive spin on six straight months of increased unemployment rates in the state than 24/7 Wall St., the financial news and polling firm, publishes a survey showing that Louisiana is second only to Tennessee among the worst states in American in which to be unemployed.
Even Mississippi, at 10th worst, ranks eight notches higher than Louisiana.
Jindal, who loves to cite any survey that puts Louisiana in a favorable light, is likely to overlook the latest 24/7 findings which indicate the following for the state:
- The 24.6 percent of average weekly wage covered is lowest in the nation (the national average is 33 percent);
- The average weekly payout of $201 is second lowest;
- The 30 percent of unemployed who are receiving benefits is tied with Tennessee for fifth lowest (again…
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