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Form 1099-G Information for Unemployment Insurance Benefits

February 24, 2012

Claimants who received unemployment insurance benefits in 2011 will receive a Form 1099-G from the Louisiana Workforce Commission, in accordance with federal tax guidelines. All unemployment insuran…

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Unemployment Insurance Claims Report Feb. 24, 2012

February 24, 2012

BATON ROUGE - Initial claims for unemployment insurance for the week ending Feb. 18, 2012, decreased to 3,007 from the previous week’s total of 3,143. Initial claims were below the comparable week end…

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La. Workforce Commission partners with U.S. Department of Labor to fight fraud

February 23, 2012

Louisiana Workforce Commission Executive Director Curt Eysink and Nancy J. Leppink, deputy administrator of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division, signed a memorandum of understanding …

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Unemployment Insurance Claims Report Feb. 17, 2012

February 17, 2012

BATON ROUGE - Initial claims for unemployment insurance for the week ending Feb. 11, 2012, decreased to 3,143 from the previous week’s total of 3,308. Initial claims were below the comparable week end…

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Employers Needed for Gonzales ARC Job Fair

February 13, 2012

Area businesses of all types are encouraged to participate in a job fair geared for local veterans and residents with disabilities who are looking for employment opportunities. The first ever Gonzale…

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Notice of Public Meeting of the Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Medical Advisory Council

February 13, 2012

Notice is hereby given that a public meeting of the Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Medical Advisory Council will be held WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2012, 7 p.m., in the 4th floor Auditorium, of the Loui…

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Unemployment Insurance Claims Report Feb. 10, 2012

February 10, 2012

BATON ROUGE - Initial claims for unemployment insurance for the week ending Feb. 4, 2012, decreased to 3,308 from the previous week’s total of 3,360. Initial claims were above the comparable week endi…

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Louisiana Workforce Commission announces fraud hotline, web portal

February 6, 2012

Anyone who suspects unemployment insurance or workers’ compensation fraud in Louisiana now has a simpler, more efficient way to report it. The Louisiana Workforce Commission has combined resources wi…

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Employment and Wages Second Quarter 2011 Available

February 3, 2012

BATON ROUGE - Second quarter data on Louisiana’s employment and wages for 2011 are now available on the Louisiana Workforce Commission’s website, www.laworks.net. This report covers employment and total wages …

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Unemployment Insurance Claims Report Feb. 3, 2012

February 3, 2012

BATON ROUGE - Initial claims for unemployment insurance for the week ending Jan. 28, 2012, increased to 3,360 from the previous week’s total of 3,343. Initial claims were below the comparable week end…

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