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More than 250 attend Labor Department job fair for Tembec employees

June 29, 2007

ST. FRANCISVILLE – Today’s Labor Department job fair for Tembec employees attracted more than 250 jobseekers in its first four hours. The employees of the paper mill will lose their jobs when the St.…

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Gulf Island Fabrication to recruit workers at St. Mary Career Solutions Center

June 27, 2007

MORGAN CITY – Gulf Island Fabrication will recruit workers from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, July 10 at St. Mary Career Solutions Center at 7710 Highway 182 E. Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc., based …

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Nonfarm Job Growth Continues Despite Seasonal Increase in Unemployment

June 25, 2007

BATON ROUGE – Seasonally adjusted nonfarm employment in Louisiana grew by 61,500 workers between May 2006 and May 2007, bringing the total number of jobs in the state to 1,907,900, the Louisiana Depar…

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Webster Career Solutions Center to host recruiting event for Tango Transport

June 22, 2007

MINDEN – Tango Transport will recruit workers from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, June 29 at Webster Career Solutions Center at 310 Homer Road. Tango Transport, Inc., headquartered in Shreveport, prov…

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Danos & Curole to recruit offshore workers at Ouachita Career Solutions Center

June 21, 2007

MONROE – Danos & Curole Marine Contractors will recruit offshore production operators and welders from noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 26 at Ouachita Career Solutions Center at 1301 Hudson Lane. Danos…

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Valentec systems to recruit assemblers at Webster Career Solutions Center

June 21, 2007

MINDEN – Valentec Systems will recruit assemblers from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 28 and from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 30 at Webster Career Solutions Center at 310 Homer Road. V…

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Shaw Constructors to recruit workers at Ouachita Career Solutions Center

June 20, 2007

MONROE – Shaw Constructors, Inc. will accept applications from jobseekers for the construction of a new CLECO power plant from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday, June 29 at Ouachita Career Solutions Center at…

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Labor Department recovers more than $440,000 in UI tax underpayments

June 19, 2007

BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Department of Labor has collected more than $440,000 from 16 businesses found to be using an illegal practice to reduce the amount of unemployment insurance taxes they are …

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Labor Department to hold job fair for Tembec employees

June 19, 2007

ST. FRANCISVILLE – The Louisiana Department of Labor’s Rapid Response unit will hold a job fair for the employees of Tembec paper mill who will lose their jobs when the St. Francisville facility clos…

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Operation Restore Pride job fairs to target Banks and Scotlandville communities

June 18, 2007

BATON ROUGE – Employers will meet with job seekers during Operation Restore Pride job fairs in the Banks community on June 26 and in the Scotlandville community on June 28. The job fair in Banks wi…

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Wackenhut Corporation to recruit security officers at Ouachita Business and Career Solutions Center

June 15, 2007

MONROE – The Wackenhut Corporation will recruit security officers from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 20 at the Ouachita Business and Career Solutions Center at 1301 Hudson Lane. Wackenhut is a …

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Carville Job Corps Academy to hold commencement exercises

June 13, 2007

CARVILLE – Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., will be the guest speaker at the Carville Job Corp Academy’s fourth semi-annual commencement exercises at 1 p.m. Friday, June 15 at 5465 Point Clair Road. T…

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Shaw Constructors to recruit workers at Calcasieu Business and Career Solutions Center

June 12, 2007

LAKE CHARLES – Shaw Constructors, Inc. will accept applications from jobseekers for the construction of a new CLECO power plant from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday, June 22 at Louisiana Works Business and …

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Lafayette Business and Career Solutions Center to host recruiting for Frank’s Casing Crew & Rental Tools

June 8, 2007

LAFAYETTE – Frank’s Casing Crew & Rental Tools will recruit workers from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Monday in June at Lafayette Business and Career Solutions Center at 706 E. Vermillion St. The Lafay…

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Disability Navigator Program gets $1.2 million, to reach statewide

June 5, 2007

BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Department of Labor will receive $1.2 million of federal funding in the upcoming fiscal year to continue the Disability Program Navigator Initiative. The program helps peo…

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Employers hiring at ‘West of the Connection’ Career Fair

June 4, 2007

HARVEY - Dozens of businesses will recruit workers at the “West of the Connection” Tri-Parish Career Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, June 15 at The Four Columns, 3711 Westbank Expressway. Jo…

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Shaw Constructors to recruit workers at Caddo Career Solutions Center

June 1, 2007

SHREVEPORT–Shaw Constructors, Inc. will accept applications from jobseekers for the construction of a new CLECO power plant from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday, June 8 at Caddo Career Solutions Center at 2…

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