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Unemployment Insurance Claims Report December 28, 2012

December 28, 2012

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Dec. 22, 2012, decreased to 3,495 from the previous week’s total of 3,532. Initial claims were above the comparable week ending …

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Louisiana’s November drop in unemployment best in the country

December 21, 2012

BATON ROUGE – Louisiana’s unemployment rate dropped to 5.8 percent, a 0.8 percent decline that was the best in the country and the lowest the state rate has been since January 2009, the federal Bureau…

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Unemployment Insurance Claims Report December 21, 2012

December 21, 2012

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Dec. 15, 2012, increased to 3,532 from the previous week’s total of 3,516. Initial claims were below the comparable week ending …

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CANCELLED - Northeast employer forum set for January

December 19, 2012

The Louisiana Workforce Commission will host the 2013 Northeast Louisiana Employer Forum Wednesday, Jan. 16, from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the Fort Miro Room at the Monroe Convention Center, 401 Lea Jo…

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Lake Charles quarterly recruiting event set for Jan. 9

December 19, 2012

More than 20 area employers, including some seeking to fill immediate openings, will take part in a quarterly recruiting event Wednesday, Jan. 9, in Lake Charles. The event, which is free to job seek…

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Workers’ Compensation annual conference set for January

December 17, 2012

The Louisiana Workforce Commission and the nonprofit group International Workers' Compensation Foundation will present the third annual Louisiana Workers' Compensation Educational Conference Jan. 24-2…

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Unemployment Insurance Claims Report December 14, 2012

December 14, 2012

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Dec. 8, 2012, decreased to 3,516 from the previous week’s total of 4,048. Initial claims were below the comparable week ending D…

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Orientation session set for Pepsi Beverages’ employees

December 7, 2012

The Louisiana Workforce Commission will provide an orientation session Wednesday, Dec. 12, for roughly 60 employees of the Pepsi Beverages Co. affected by the company’s manufacturing plant closure in …

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Unemployment Insurance Claims Report December 7, 2012

December 7, 2012

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Dec. 1, 2012, increased to 4,048 from the previous week’s total of 2,705, an annual spike Louisiana has seen for the past two ye…

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Half-day seminar to focus on labor laws and workers’ compensation updates

December 3, 2012

The Louisiana Workforce Commission is co-sponsoring a half-day seminar Thursday, Dec. 13, to equip employers with the latest information on legal developments affecting the workplace. The seminar wil…

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