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Unemployment Insurance Claims Report November 29, 2010

November 29, 2010

BATON ROUGE - Initial claims for unemployment insurance (UI) for the week ending November 20, 2010, increased to 4,293 from the previous week’s total of 4,041. Initial claims were below the comparabl…

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Phase Out Begins for Federally Funded Unemployment Benefits

November 26, 2010

BATON ROUGE – Saturday, Nov. 27, is a key date for Louisiana unemployment claimants who may qualify for federally funded Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) benefits, the Louisiana Workforce Com…

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State Continues Job Growth in October

November 23, 2010

BATON ROUGE – Seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs in Louisiana increased by 6,200 from September to October 2010, bringing the total number of jobs in the state to 1,907,900, the Louisiana Workforce Comm…

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Louisiana Workforce Commission Adopts Park Elementary School

November 19, 2010

BATON ROUGE – As part of its commitment to make a difference in the lives of people, the Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC) officially adopted Park Elementary School in a special ceremony today. The…

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Unemployment Insurance Claims Report November 19, 2010

November 19, 2010

BATON ROUGE - Initial claims for unemployment insurance (UI) for the week ending November 13, 2010, increased to 4,041 from the previous week’s total of 3,974. Initial claims were below the comparabl…

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Statement from LWC Executive Director Curt Eysink: Unemployment Insurance

November 18, 2010

The leadership and staff of the Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC) have great sympathy for people and businesses who have been affected by the national economic downturn. We take very seriously our …

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Unemployment Insurance Claims Report November 12, 2010

November 12, 2010

BATON ROUGE - Initial claims for unemployment insurance (UI) for the week ending November 6, 2010, increased to 3,974 from the previous week’s total of 3,596. Initial claims were below the comparable…

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Baker Hughes Oilfield Operations Workers in Broussard Eligible to Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance

November 9, 2010

BROUSSARD – Baker Hughes Oilfield Operations employees in Broussard who were affected by layoffs on Oct. 29, 2010, are now eligible to apply for additional retraining and re-employment services. …

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Louisiana Awarded Grant to Create State’s First Longitudinal Workforce Database

November 9, 2010

BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Workforce Commission has been awarded a grant of up to $999,863 from the U.S. Department of Labor that will be used to create the state’s first longitudinal database for wo…

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Workforce Commission Providing Services to Southern Plug Employees in Bastrop

November 8, 2010

BASTROP– The Louisiana Workforce Commission’s Rapid Response team will be offering re-adjustment and job counseling services to workers of Southern Plug and Manufacturing in Bastrop. The facility, wh…

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Unemployment Insurance Claims Report November 5, 2010

November 5, 2010

BATON ROUGE - Initial claims for unemployment insurance (UI) for the week ending October 30, 2010, increased to 3,596 from the previous week’s total of 3,496. Initial claims were below the comparable…

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