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Lockport-Lafourche Parish Job Fair set for December 4

November 27, 2007

LOCKPORT –A select group of employers with career opportunities will meet with job seekers at the Lockport-Lafourche Parish Job Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4 at Valentine Paper at 139 Joe…

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Nonfarm Job Growth Continued through October

November 20, 2007

BATON ROUGE – Seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs in Louisiana grew by 42,200 workers between October 2006 and October 2007, bringing the total number of jobs in the state to 1,924,000, the Louisiana Dep…

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Labor Department to assist workers affected by closure of Valentine Paper Mill in Lockport

November 9, 2007

LOCKPORT –The Louisiana Department of Labor’s Rapid Response Unit will begin a series of orientation sessions to assist the 83 employees who will lose their jobs when Valentine Paper Mill closes on De…

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Labor Department to hold orientation sessions for displaced Georgia-Pacific plywood mill workers

November 9, 2007

LOGANSPORT –The Louisiana Department of Labor’s Rapid Response Unit will hold a series of orientation sessions to assist the 280 employees who lost their jobs when Georgia-Pacific closed its Loganspor…

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Webster Career Solutions Center to host recruiting event for BST Manufacturing

November 8, 2007

MINDEN – BST Manufacturing will recruit production workers from 8 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Nov. 28 at Webster Career Solutions Center at 310 Homer Road. BST produces detonator-sensitive explosives…

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Governor Blanco Names Bennett Soulier Labor Department Secretary

November 5, 2007

BATON ROUGE – Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco today named Bennett J. Soulier as secretary of the Louisiana Department of Labor, to serve as the head of the agency for the remainder of her administr…

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North Baton Rouge Business & Career Solutions to host veterans job fair on Nov. 9

November 2, 2007

BATON ROUGE –Area job seekers will meet with a select group of employers during a veterans job fair from 9 a.m. to noon on Friday, Nov. 9 at the North Baton Rouge Business & Career Solutions Center at…

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Labor Department Receives $10.5 Million Grant

November 1, 2007

BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Department of Labor has received a $10.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to assist 3,500 citizens in hurricane-affected parishes. LDOL requested the Nation…

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