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Unemployment Insurance Claims Report

May 29, 2009

Initial claims for unemployment insurance increased to 4,944 for the week ending May 23, 2009, when compared to the previous week’s total of 4,458. Initial claims were above the comparable week endin…

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La. Workforce Commission to Hold Orientation Session for John Deere Workers

May 27, 2009

THIBODAUX – The Louisiana Workforce Commission’s Rapid Response Team will hold an orientation session for the 15 workers who were laid off yesterday from John Deere in Thibodaux. The session will …

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Louisiana Employment Continues to Outperform the Nation

May 27, 2009

BATON ROUGE – Louisiana’s employment picture continued to outperform the nation in April despite a drop in nonfarm jobs, the Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC) announced today. Seasonally adjuste…

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Unemployment Insurance Claims Report

May 22, 2009

Initial claims for unemployment insurance decreased to 4,458 for the week ending May 16, 2009, when compared to the previous week’s total of 5,531. Initial claims were above the comparable week endin…

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La. Workforce Commission to Assist La. Hardwood Products Workers in Le Moyen

May 19, 2009

LE MOYEN – The Louisiana Workforce Commission’s Rapid Response Team will hold an orientation session for the 52 workers who were impacted when Louisiana Hardwood Products in Le Moyen recently shut dow…

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Public Notice: Community Services Block Grant Program State Plan

May 18, 2009

LEGAL NOTICE: Louisiana Workforce Commission Office of Emerging Workforce Community Services Block Grant 1001 North 23rd Street Post Office …

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Unemployment Insurance Claims Report

May 15, 2009

Initial claims for unemployment insurance increased to 5,531 for the week ending May 9, 2009, when compared to the previous week’s total of 4,240. The largest increase in initial claims was in the NA…

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La. Workforce Commission Providing Services to Shaw Workers in West Monroe

May 4, 2009

WEST MONROE – The Louisiana Workforce Commission’s Rapid Response Team is conducting orientation sessions today and will open a transition center on Wednesday, May 6, to provide services for the 202 w…

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Businesses Urged to Take Precautions Against H1N1 Virus

May 1, 2009

The Louisiana Workforce Commission and Louisiana Economic Development on Friday urged Louisiana businesses to follow federal Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) guidelines for respondin…

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Unemployment Insurance Claims Report

May 1, 2009

Initial claims for unemployment insurance decreased to 4,478 for the week ending April 25, 2009, when compared to the previous week’s total of 5,448. Initial claims were above the comparable week end…

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