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Strong Nonfarm Job Growth Continues

March 30, 2007

BATON ROUGE – Louisiana gained 75,000 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs between February 2006 and February 2007, bringing the number of workers in the state to 1,899,000, the Louisiana Department of La…

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Webster Career Solutions Center to host job fair for American Standard -Trane Company

March 28, 2007

MINDEN – Remedy Intelligent Staffing will recruit assemblers for American Standard-Trane Company at a job fair from 9 a.m. to noon, Monday, April 9 at the Louisiana Department of Labor’s Webster Caree…

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Baton Rouge Veterans Job Fair set for April 5

March 27, 2007

BATON ROUGE –Job and career opportunities will await military veterans who attend the Baton Rouge Veterans Job Fair, sponsored by the Louisiana Department of Labor, from 8:30 a.m. to noon Thursday, Ap…

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JOB VACANCY SURVEY RESULTS - PRE- AND POST-KATRINA

March 26, 2007

There were 125,349 job vacancies reported in the second quarter of 2006 resulting in a 6.9 percent vacancy rate post-Katrina compared to the pre-Katrina 2.9 percent vacancy rate in the second quarter …

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Louisiana Disability Employment Symposium set for March 28

March 21, 2007

Identifying employment issues and developing effective strategies to assist persons with disabilities pursue gainful employment will be the focus of the Louisiana Disability Employment Symposium, from…

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New Iberia Job Fair set for April 5

March 21, 2007

NEW IBERIA – Area employers representing a variety of industries will recruit workers at the New Iberia Job Fair, from 9 a.m. to noon, Thursday, April 5 at the Sliman Theater at 125 E. Main St. T…

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Livingston Parish Job Fair to feature jobseeker assistance

March 20, 2007

WALKER – Employers will be recruiting workers and offering job hunting tips at the Livingston Parish Job Fair Thursday, March 29 at the Livingston Parish Literacy & Technology Center, 9261 Florida Blv…

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March 30 deadline approaching for storm, tornado victims to apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance

March 19, 2007

BATON ROUGE — The deadline is approaching for individuals affected by the February 12-13 storms and tornadoes in Jefferson, Orleans and St. Martin parishes to apply for federal aid, including Disaster…

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Free job training in hospitality industry offered

March 16, 2007

BATON ROUGE –Applications are being accepted for Baton Rouge’s fourth Hospitality Professional class designed to prepare individuals for careers in the hospitality industry. The free eight-week co…

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Free maintenance job training class offered

March 16, 2007

BATON ROUGE – Applications are being accepted for a free facilities maintenance class in which graduates are virtually guaranteed a job. The Home Builders Institute’s nine-week course begins March …

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Benchmark Revisions Reflect 82,700 Annual Nonfarm Job Growth

March 9, 2007

BATON ROUGE – The January seasonally adjusted nonfarm employment for Louisiana was estimated at 1,892,800, an increase of 82,700 jobs since January 2006, the Louisiana Department of Labor announced to…

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Labor Department Rapid Response unit to assist laid off Morton Salt employees

March 9, 2007

NEW IBERIA – Jobseeker assistance and transition services are being offered by the Louisiana Department of Labor Rapid Response Unit for the 57 employees of the Morton Salt Weeks Island facility who w…

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Spherion Staffing to recruit workers for BellSouth at Caddo Career Solutions Center

March 9, 2007

SHREVEPORT – Spherion Staffing will interview candidates to work as information service assistants with BellSouth from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 13 at the Louisiana Department of Labor’s Caddo C…

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Medical careers and training focus of Northshore Health Career Fair

March 6, 2007

COVINGTON – Healthcare industry employers and training providers will meet with jobseekers interested in pursuing or advancing medical careers at the Northshore Health Career Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m…

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Lafayette Veterans job fair set for March 8

March 2, 2007

LAFAYETTE – Job and career opportunities will await military veterans who attend the Lafayette Veterans Job Fair from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, March 8 at the Holiday Inn Holidome Atrium at 2032 N. Eva…

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