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Unemployment Insurance Claims Report May 27, 2011

May 27, 2011

BATON ROUGE - Initial claims for unemployment insurance (UI) for the week ending May 21 2011, increased to 4,432 from the previous week’s total of 3,923. Initial claims were below the comparable week …

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Unemployment Rate Drops in All Metro Areas in State

May 25, 2011

BATON ROUGE – Not seasonally adjusted unemployment rates for the state and in all metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) decreased in April, the Louisiana Workforce Commission reported today. Louis…

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Veterans Job Fair Draws 500 Applicants, Nearly 100 Employers

May 23, 2011

BOSSIER CITY – A veterans job fair held last week at the Bossier Civic Center brought in 500 applicants to meet with nearly 100 employers ready to hire. Many employers attending the Sixth Annual N…

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Job Fair for Skilled Craft Workers Set for May 27

May 20, 2011

HOUMA – A job fair will be held Friday, May 27, in Houma to recruit skilled craft workers for Bollinger Marine Fabricators (BMF), a new construction division of Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. located in Am…

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Office of Public Health Recruiting Relief Workers for Disaster Response

May 20, 2011

The Department of Health and Hospitals/Office of Public Health – Homeland Security is actively recruiting relief workers to respond to disasters, whether natural or man-made, allowing the State of Lou…

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State Continues to Gain Private Sector Jobs

May 20, 2011

BATON ROUGE – Louisiana’s total nonfarm employment grew to 1,900,800 jobs in April, with over-the-year and over-the-month job gains of more than 13,000 jobs, according to figures reported today by the…

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Unemployment Insurance Claims Report May 20, 2011

May 20, 2011

BATON ROUGE - Initial claims for unemployment insurance (UI) for the week ending May 14 2011, decreased to 3,923 from the previous week’s total of 4,033. Initial claims were below the comparable week …

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Office of Workers’ Compensation Medical Advisory Council Meeting Announcement

May 17, 2011

There will be a meeting of the Office of Workers’ Compensation Administration (OWC) Medical Advisory Council on Wednesday, May 18, 2011, at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Louisiana Workforce …

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Veterans Job Fair to be Held May 19 in Bossier City

May 16, 2011

BOSSIER CITY – Veterans looking for job opportunities can attend the Sixth Annual Northwest Louisiana Veterans Job Fair set for Thursday, May 19, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Bossier Civic Center, 620…

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Unemployment Insurance Claims Report May 13, 2011

May 13, 2011

BATON ROUGE - Initial claims for unemployment insurance (UI) for the week ending May 7, 2011, increased to 4,033 from the previous week’s total of 3,955. The largest over-the-week increase in initial …

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Unemployment Insurance Claims Report May 6, 2011

May 6, 2011

BATON ROUGE - Initial claims for unemployment insurance (UI) for the week ending April 30, 2011, increased to 3,955 from the previous short work week’s total of 3,388. Initial claims were below the co…

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Bogalusa Business and Career Solutions Center Relocating

May 5, 2011

BOGALUSA – The Louisiana Workforce Commission’s Washington Business and Career Solutions Center will be relocating to a new location, 420 Avenue B in Bogalusa, effective Monday, May 16, at 8 a.m. …

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