News roundup: Baton Rouge unemployment rate rises to 5.7% in May … Baton Rouge-based Gatorworks founder and president consolidates ownership … Louisiana Department of Education announces diploma pathway plan for students with disabilities

    Up and up: Though the Baton Rouge metro added 1,800 nonfarm jobs between April and May, the area’s unemployment rate rose to 5.7% in May, up from 5.4% the month previous. The increase in the unemplo…

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