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Unemployment Insurance Claims Report February 25, 2011

February 25, 2011

BATON ROUGE - Initial claims for unemployment insurance (UI) for the week ending February 19, 2011, decreased to 3,167 from the previous week’s total of 4,158. Initial claims were below the comparable…

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Louisiana Workforce Commission Staying Tough on Workers’ Compensation Insurance Fraud

February 23, 2011

ALEXANDRIA – The Louisiana Workforce Commission today announced an arrest in the case of a man charged with insurance fraud. Richard H. Woodle of Pineville, owner of Streamline Framing, Inc., was a…

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StarTek USA, Inc. Workers in Alexandria Eligible to Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance

February 21, 2011

ALEXANDRIA – StarTek USA, Inc. employees in Alexandria who were affected by layoffs in late January are now eligible to apply for additional training and re-employment services. A petition filed …

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Unemployment Insurance Claims Report February 18, 2011

February 18, 2011

BATON ROUGE - Initial claims for unemployment insurance (UI) for the week ending February 12, 2011, increased to 4,158 from the previous week’s total of 2,733. The over-the-week increase in initial cl…

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Unemployment Insurance Claims Report February 11, 2011

February 11, 2011

BATON ROUGE - Initial claims for unemployment insurance (UI) for the week ending February 5, 2011, decreased to 2,733 from the previous week’s total of 3,872. The decrease in initial claims can be pri…

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Workforce Commission Providing Services to StarTek Workers in Alexandria

February 11, 2011

ALEXANDRIA – The Louisiana Workforce Commission’s Rapid Response team will be offering re-adjustment and job counseling services to dislocated StarTek workers in Alexandria. Seminars will be hel…

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Expo and Job Fair for Workers and Businesses Impacted by Oil Spill Planned in Houma

February 10, 2011

HOUMA - A free workforce expo offering information on re-employment, training efforts and economic opportunities for businesses and individuals impacted by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill will be held…

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Notice of Public Hearing on Permanent Implementation of Medical Treatment Guidelines

February 10, 2011

Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held by the Louisiana Workforce Commission’s Office of Workers’ Compensation on MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2011, 9 A.M., at 1001 North 23rd Street, 4th F…

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Unemployment Insurance Claims Report February 7, 2011

February 7, 2011

BATON ROUGE - Initial claims for unemployment insurance (UI) for the week ending January 29, 2011, decreased to 3,872 from the previous week’s total of 3,934. Initial claims were above the comparable…

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