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New Orleans veterans Job Fair set for Nov. 5

October 31, 2007

NEW ORLEANS –The opportunity for a new job or career advancement will await those who attend a job fair for both veterans and the general public from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5 at American Leg…

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Thirteen Consecutive Months of Nonfarm Job Growth

October 25, 2007

BATON ROUGE – Seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs in Louisiana grew by 45,300 workers between September 2006 and September 2007, bringing the total number of jobs in the state to 1,925,800, the Louisiana…

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First Quarter 2007 Report Available

October 12, 2007

BATON ROUGE – The number of jobs in Louisiana during the first quarter of 2007 was up by 76,391 over the same period last year according to the “Louisiana Employment and Wages – First Quarter 2007” re…

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Governor Blanco congratulates Labor Secretary John Warner Smith on his new position, thanks him for his work

October 12, 2007

BATON ROUGE – Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco today announced that John Warner Smith will be leaving his position as secretary of the Louisiana Department of Labor to accept the position of Chief E…

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Webster Business & Career Solutions Center to host recruiting event for Hope Youth Ranch

October 12, 2007

MINDEN – Hope Youth Ranch will recruit direct care service workers from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31 at Webster Business & Career Solutions Center at 310 Homer Road. Hope Youth Ranch is an…

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Louisiana ranks third in money spent on customized training

October 3, 2007

BATON ROUGE – With a 2006 budget of more than $44 million, Louisiana ranked third in the nation for dollars spent on customized training for employees, according to a recent report. Only Iowa and Cal…

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Louisiana Labor Force Diversity Data Book on Web!

October 2, 2007

BATON ROUGE - The “Louisiana Labor Force Diversity Data 2007” publication is now available on the Louisiana Department of Labor’s Web site. The book contains statistical information based on annual p…

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