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Workforce Commission Providing Services to Northrop Grumman - Avondale Employees

September 30, 2010

AVONDALE – The Louisiana Workforce Commission’s Rapid Response team will be offering re-adjustment and job counseling services to workers of Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding located at 5100 River Road in…

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Community Action Awards, Showcase Highlight New Orleans Regional Heroes

September 28, 2010

NEW ORLEANS – The community action agencies that serve low-income individuals in Jefferson, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. James, St. John and St. Tammany parishes honored those making a diffe…

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Private Sector Jobs Pushing Yearly Growth

September 24, 2010

BATON ROUGE – Louisiana’s civilian labor force continued its over-the-year improvement last month as the seasonally unadjusted total of 2,119,637 is the highest August total on record, the Louisiana W…

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Unemployment Insurance Claims Report September 24, 2010

September 24, 2010

BATON ROUGE - Initial claims for unemployment insurance (UI) for the week ending September 18, 2010, increased to 4,018 from the previous week’s total of 3,661. The increase in initial claims was spr…

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Community Action Awards, Showcase Highlight Lake Charles Regional Heroes

September 21, 2010

LAKE CHARLES – The community action agencies that serve low-income individuals in Beauregard, Calcasieu, and Cameron parishes honored those making a difference in their communities at a special event …

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Labor Force, Employment Increase Over the Year

September 21, 2010

BATON ROUGE – Louisiana’s seasonally adjusted nonfarm employment in August grew by 12,500 jobs over the year, according to the Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC). Louisiana’s seasonally adju…

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WORK PAY$ Job Fairs Set for Citizens with Disabilities

September 21, 2010

BATON ROUGE -The Louisiana Workforce Commission is spearheading the statewide 2010 WORK PAY$ Job Fairs in October to connect job-ready citizens with disabilities and local companies looking to hire. …

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Employers Seeking Highly Skilled Workers Invited to Participate in Career Fair for Lockheed Workers

September 20, 2010

NEW ORLEANS – Employers in the market for highly skilled workers in a variety of professions are invited to participate in an Oct. 5 career fair for transitioning Lockheed Martin workers. The caree…

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Community Action Awards, Showcase Highlight Monroe Regional Heroes

September 17, 2010

RICHWOOD – The community action agencies that serve low-income individuals in Lincoln, Ouachita, Union and West Carroll parishes honored those making a difference in their communities at a special eve…

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Unemployment Insurance Claims Report September 17, 2010

September 17, 2010

BATON ROUGE - Initial claims for unemployment insurance (UI) for the week ending September 11, 2010, decreased to 3,661 from the previous week’s total of 4,083. Initial claims were below the comparab…

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Community Action Awards, Showcase Highlight Alexandria Regional Heroes

September 16, 2010

ALEXANDRIA – The community action agencies that serve low-income individuals in Avoyelles, Catahoula, Concordia, Grant, LaSalle, Rapides and Vernon parishes honored those making a difference in their …

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Community Action Awards, Showcase Highlight Shreveport Regional Heroes

September 15, 2010

SHREVEPORT – The community action agencies that serve low-income individuals in Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Claiborne, DeSoto, Jackson, Morehouse, Natchitoches, Red River, Sabine, Webster and Winn pari…

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Community Action Awards, Showcase Highlight Acadiana Area Heroes

September 10, 2010

LAFAYETTE – The community action agencies that serve low-income individuals in Acadia, Evangeline, Iberia, Lafayette. St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary and Vermilion parishes honored those making a dif…

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Power Outage Temporarily Reduces Call Center Capacity

September 10, 2010

BATON ROUGE – An interruption in electricity to the Baton Rouge offices of the Louisiana Workforce Commission temporarily reduced the capacity of call center operations handling unemployment insurance…

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Unemployment Insurance Claims Report September 10, 2010

September 10, 2010

BATON ROUGE - Initial claims for unemployment insurance (UI) for the week ending September 4, 2010, decreased to 4,083 from the previous week’s total of 4,120. Initial claims were below the comparabl…

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Community Action Awards, Showcase Highlight Baton Rouge Area Heroes

September 9, 2010

HAMMOND – The community action agencies that serve low-income individuals in Ascension, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Iberville, Livingston, Pointe Coupee, St. Helena, Tangipahoa, Washington, West…

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Community Action Awards, Showcase Highlight Houma Area Heroes

September 8, 2010

HOUMA – The community action agencies that serve low-income individuals in Assumption, Lafourche and Terrebonne parishes took time out Wednesday afternoon to honor those making a difference in their c…

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Unemployment Insurance Claims Report September 3, 2010

September 3, 2010

BATON ROUGE - Initial claims for unemployment insurance (UI) for the week ending August 28, 2010, decreased to 4,120 from the previous week’s total of 4,149. Initial claims were below the comparable …

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