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LWC Visits Retailers to Promote Crowd Management Safety for Black Friday

November 25, 2014

BATON ROUGE – To promote crowd management safety, the Louisiana Workforce Commission’s OSHA Consultation Unit is meeting with Baton Rouge area retailers in advance of Black Friday to provide guideline…

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Media Advisory - LWC Promotes Crowd Management Safety for Black Friday Shopping Events

November 24, 2014

BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Workforce Commission’s OSHA Consultation Unit will meet with representatives of Best Buy on Bluebonnet Boulevard to promote crowd management safety in advance of Black Frid…

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Louisiana again sets multiple employment records in October

November 21, 2014

BATON ROUGE – Louisiana employers and workers set employment records in October including total nonfarm jobs, private sector jobs, the size of the civilian labor force and the share of the labor force…

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Louisiana unemployment insurance claims report Nov. 21, 2014

November 21, 2014

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Nov. 15, 2014, increased to 2,377 from the previous week’s total of 2,352. Initial claims were above the comparable week ending …

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Louisiana unemployment insurance claims report Nov. 14, 2014

November 14, 2014

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Nov. 8, 2014, increased to 2,352 from the previous week’s total of 2,178. Initial claims were below the comparable week ending N…

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Louisiana unemployment insurance claims report Nov. 7, 2014

November 7, 2014

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Nov. 1, 2014, increased to 2,178 from the previous week’s total of 2,171. Initial claims were below the comparable week ending N…

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Military Veterans Meeting Louisiana’s Growing Employment Needs

November 7, 2014

BATON ROUGE – Specially trained staff of the Louisiana Workforce Commission are helping military veterans meet the growing needs of Louisiana employers and easing the transition to civilian careers. …

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LWC HQ closed Tuesday, but some local offices will be open

November 3, 2014

BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Workforce Commission will be closed Tuesday, Nov. 4, in observance of Election Day. However, employers and job seekers will be able to conduct certain LWC-related business …

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