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Initial Claims for Unemployment Insurance Continue to Decrease

January 30, 2009

Initial claims for unemployment insurance decreased to 4,179 for the week ending January 24, 2009, compared to the previous week’s total of 4,527. Initial claims were above the comparable week ending…

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Northeast La. Workforce Centers Awarded $2 Million Grant to Train Workers in Advanced Manufacturing

January 30, 2009

BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Workforce Commission today announced that the Northeast Louisiana Workforce Centers, Inc. has been awarded a $2 million job-training grant from the U.S. Department of Labor…

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Nonfarm Job Growth Continues through December

January 28, 2009

BATON ROUGE – Louisiana was the only state in the country with an increase in nonfarm jobs from November to December, the Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC) announced Wednesday. The state gained …

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La. Workforce Commission to Provide Services to IP Pineville Employees

January 26, 2009

PINEVILLE – The Louisiana Workforce Commission’s Rapid Response Team is in Pineville to assist the workers affected by the temporary shutdown of International Paper’s facility. IP’s Pineville Mill …

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Initial Claims for Unemployment Insurance Decline

January 23, 2009

Initial claims for unemployment insurance decreased to 4,527 for the week ending January 17, 2009, compared to the previous week’s total of 6,825. Initial claims were above the comparable week ending…

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Louisiana Workforce Commission Issues Progress Report

January 15, 2009

BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Workforce Commission has issued a report on its progress in leading the development of a demand-driven service and workforce delivery system. The report highlights acco…

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