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Every Parish in State Records Increase in Employment in February

March 26, 2010

BATON ROUGE – Every parish in Louisiana had more people working in February 2010 as the state’s employment picture continues to improve, according to the Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC). …

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Unemployment Insurance Claims Report March 26, 2010

March 26, 2010

BATON ROUGE - Initial claims for unemployment insurance for the week ending March 20, 2010, decreased to 3,797 from the previous week’s total of 4,027. Initial claims were below the comparable week e…

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Veterans and General Public Job Fair to be Held April 1 in Baton Rouge

March 26, 2010

BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Workforce Commission will hold a job fair for veterans and the general public on Thursday, April 1, at the Baton Rouge Crowne Plaza Hotel at 4728 Constitution Ave. The f…

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LWC to Hold Orientation Thursday for Hope Youth Ranch Workers

March 24, 2010

MINDEN – The Louisiana Workforce Commission’s Rapid Response Team will conduct an orientation session tomorrow to assist the 83 workers affected by the closing of the Hope Youth Ranch. A session w…

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Employers Encouraged to Sign Up for April 1 Veterans Job Fair in Baton Rouge

March 19, 2010

BATON ROUGE – Employers looking to hire qualified and experienced workers are encouraged to sign up for a job fair for veterans and the general public to be held on Thursday, April 1, at the Baton Rou…

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Unemployment Insurance Claims Report March 19, 2010

March 19, 2010

BATON ROUGE - Initial claims for unemployment insurance for the week ending March 13, 2010, rose slightly to 4,027 from the previous week’s total of 4,007. Initial claims were below the comparable we…

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Louisiana Adds Jobs and Unemployment Rate Continues Stable Trend into 2010

March 12, 2010

BATON ROUGE – Louisiana experienced a 2,800-job increase in seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs from December 2009 to January 2010, according to the Louisiana Workforce Commission. Louisiana’s un…

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Unemployment Insurance Claims Report March 12, 2010

March 12, 2010

BATON ROUGE - Initial claims for unemployment insurance for the week ending March 6, 2010, decreased to 4,007 from the previous week’s total of 4,203. Initial claims were below the comparable week en…

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Unemployment Insurance Claims Report March 5, 2010

March 5, 2010

BATON ROUGE - Initial claims for unemployment insurance for the week ending February 27, 2010, increased to 4,203 from the previous week’s total of 3,541. The over-the-week increase was spread among …

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Events this Week to Offer Tax Help to Those with Disabilities

March 2, 2010

BATON ROUGE – A presentation on making a real economic impact for people with disabilities as well as a free tax preparation day for those with disabilities and their families will be held this week. …

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