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Louisiana Nonfarm Jobs Climb over the Year

April 25, 2008

BATON ROUGE – Seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs in Louisiana grew by 29,700 workers between March 2007 and March 2008, bringing the total number of jobs in the state to 1,939,700, the Louisiana Departm…

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Registered Apprenticeship Program Celebrates 70 Years in Louisiana

April 22, 2008

BATON ROUGE – Employers looking for a proven and effective way to train highly skilled and productive workers have a valuable resource in the Louisiana Registered Apprenticeship Program. Registered A…

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St. Tammany Spring Career Fair set for April 23

April 21, 2008

SLIDELL –Job seekers are invited to attend the St. Tammany Spring Career Fair, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, at Knights of Columbus Hall at 1578 W. Hall Ave. More than 50 employers w…

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JOB VACANCY SURVEY RESULTS SHOW MORE THAN 95,000 JOB OPENINGS

April 16, 2008

There were 95,397 job vacancies reported in the second quarter of 2007, resulting in a 5.1 percent vacancy rate compared to the 6.9 percent vacancy rate in the second quarter of 2006, according to the…

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Labor Department to assist workers laid off by ICF International’s Road Home Program call center

April 15, 2008

BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Department of Labor’s Rapid Response unit will conduct orientation sessions and open an employee transition center to assist the 200 workers who will lose their jobs when I…

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Third Quarter 2007 Report Available

April 11, 2008

BATON ROUGE – The number of jobs in Louisiana during the third quarter of 2007 was up by 51,855 over the third quarter of 2006, according to the “Louisiana Employment and Wages – Third Quarter 2007” r…

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Employers offered space at Lafayette Region Veterans Job Fair

April 7, 2008

LAFAYETTE – Employers with job openings are encouraged to participate in a veterans-only job fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, May 8, at South Louisiana Community College – Lafayette Campus at 320 …

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Labor Department to conduct orientation sessions for workers affected by closure of Hood Industries facility

April 2, 2008

COUSHATTA –The Louisiana Department of Labor’s Rapid Response unit will conduct orientation sessions to assist the 119 workers who will lose their jobs when Hood Industries closes its Coushatta mill o…

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Louisiana Nonfarm Jobs Grow over the Year

April 1, 2008

BATON ROUGE – Seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs in Louisiana grew by 34,000 workers between February 2007 and February 2008, bringing the total number of jobs in the state to 1,939,100, the Louisiana D…

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