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Labor Department Rapid Response unit to open worker transition center for Shreveport Plastech employees

May 30, 2008

SHREVEPORT –The Louisiana Department of Labor’s Rapid Response unit will open a worker transition center to assist the 168 workers who will lose their jobs when automotive molding supplier Plastech En…

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Kenneth Gordon workers eligible for Trade Adjustment Assistance

May 23, 2008

HARAHAN – The 83 workers who will lose their jobs when shirt manufacturer Kenneth Gordon closes its Harahan facility on June 8 have been ruled eligible for retraining and re-employment services becaus…

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Louisiana Nonfarm Payrolls Increase

May 23, 2008

BATON ROUGE – Seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs in Louisiana grew by 33,700 workers between April 2007 and April 2008, bringing the total number of jobs in the state to 1,940,900, the Louisiana Departm…

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J-CORE helping ex-offenders find employment

May 19, 2008

BATON ROUGE — Ex-offenders face many challenges after their release from prison. Finding a job can be one of the toughest. Nearly 2,000 ex-offenders have been referred to employment opportunities…

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La. Teens Begin Search for Summer Employment

May 15, 2008

BATON ROUGE — The school year is winding down and many teens are turning their attention to finding a summer job. The Louisiana Department of Labor wants to remind these students and those who employ…

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Labor Department Rapid Response unit to assist workers affected by closure of Skyline Homes

May 15, 2008

BOSSIER CITY –The Louisiana Department of Labor’s Rapid Response unit will open a worker transition center to assist the 82 workers who will lose their jobs when Skyline Homes, Inc. closes its Bossier…

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East Jefferson Business & Career Solutions Center re-opens in new location

May 9, 2008

METAIRIE - The Louisiana Department of Labor has announced that East Jefferson Business & Career Solutions Center will re-open in a new location at 1801 Airline Drive, Suite A, beginning Tuesday, May …

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Senate, House Pass Workforce Development Redesign Bills

May 7, 2008

BATON ROUGE — The Louisiana House and Senate have unanimously approved Gov. Jindal’s centerpiece legislation to overhaul Louisiana’s workforce development system. The House bill was approved today …

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Labor Department to assist workers affected by closure of Kenneth Gordon facility

May 1, 2008

HARAHAN –The Louisiana Department of Labor’s Rapid Response unit will conduct orientation sessions to assist the 83 workers who will lose their jobs when shirt manufacturer Kenneth Gordon closes its H…

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Lafayette Region Veterans job fair set for May 8

May 1, 2008

LAFAYETTE –The opportunity to interview with prospective employers eager to hire veterans awaits those who attend the Lafayette Region Veterans Job Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 8, at So…

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