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Job Fair Geared for Generations X, Y and Z Job Seekers

April 27, 2012

Multiple generations of Louisiana job seekers looking for career opportunities are encouraged to attend a job fair sponsored by U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy. The 2012 Jobs Fair: Including Jobs for Generati…

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Unemployment Insurance Claims Report April 27, 2012

April 27, 2012

BATON ROUGE - Initial claims for unemployment insurance for the week ending April 21, 2012, decreased to 3,076 from the previous week’s total of 3,606. Initial claims were below the comparable week en…

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Utility Contractor Seeking to Hire Workers

April 23, 2012

A recruiting fair to fill immediate job openings in the telephone industry will be held Tuesday, April 24, for Holtger Bros. Inc. The event, which is sponsored by the Louisiana Workforce Commission…

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Louisiana Nonfarm Employment Sets All-Time Record

April 20, 2012

BATON ROUGE – Louisiana’s seasonally adjusted nonfarm employment reached the highest mark in the state’s history in March at 1,952,100, the Louisiana Workforce Commission reported today. A survey …

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Unemployment Insurance Claims Report April 20, 2012

April 20, 2012

BATON ROUGE - Initial claims for unemployment insurance for the week ending April 14, 2012, increased to 3,606 from the previous week’s total of 3,141. Initial claims were below the comparable week en…

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New Orleans Area Employers Sought for Hiring Our Heroes

April 19, 2012

The Louisiana Workforce Commission is proud to partner with several other organizations for Hiring Our Heroes, geared to assist veterans and their spouses find meaningful employment. The event will …

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New Workers’ Comp Rules To Shorten Disputes About Coverage

April 19, 2012

BATON ROUGE – A new set of rules goes into effect Friday, April 20, governing disputes between medical providers and insurance carriers over medical treatment recommended for injured workers. Those ru…

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Employment and Wages Third Quarter 2011 Available

April 16, 2012

BATON ROUGE — Third 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 by…

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Capitol Region Employers Wanted for ‘Gen X, Y and Z’ Job Fair

April 13, 2012

The Louisiana Workforce Commission is partnering with U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy for a job fair geared to assist multiple generations of Louisiana job seekers looking for career opportunities. The 2012 …

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Northwest Area Employers Needed for Veterans Job Fair

April 13, 2012

Area employers with job openings are encouraged to participate in a job fair geared for local veterans and active duty military looking for employment opportunities. The 7th Annual Northwest Louisi…

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Unemployment Insurance Claims Report April 13, 2012

April 13, 2012

BATON ROUGE - Initial claims for unemployment insurance for the week ending April 7, 2012, increased to 3,141 from the previous week’s total of 2,945. Initial claims were below the comparable week end…

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Unemployment Insurance Claims Report April 9, 2012

April 9, 2012

BATON ROUGE - Initial claims for unemployment insurance for the week ending March 31, 2012, increased to 2,945 from the previous week’s total of 2,873. Initial claims were below the comparable week en…

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Coushatta Casino Resort Ready to Hire Workers

April 5, 2012

A job fair will be held Tuesday, April 10, for Coushatta Casino Resort, which is looking to hire employees for its new casino hotel in Kinder, as well as for other areas of the company. The event, co…

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Energy and Chemical Company Seeking to Hire Workers

April 5, 2012

A job fair to recruit welders and fitters will be held Saturday, April 14, for Chart Energy & Chemicals Inc, a division of Chart Industries Inc. The job fair, which is co-sponsored by the Louisiana…

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Security Guards Needed to Fill Immediate Job Openings

April 5, 2012

A job fair will be held Thursday, April 12 in Baton Rouge to recruit security guards to fill immediate openings at Weiser Security Services Inc. The fair, which is sponsored by the Louisiana Workforc…

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Lake Charles Job Seekers Encouraged to Attend Recruiting Event

April 2, 2012

Job seekers looking to join or return to the workforce are urged to attend a quarterly recruiting event Wednesday, April 11, in Lake Charles. Businesses representing a variety of industries, including…

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Youth Summit to Help Young Job Seekers Prepare for Job Search, Employment

April 2, 2012

Lake Charles area youths can get free help to prepare for and join the workforce while local area employers will be able to meet and interview this youthful pool of potential applicants at the 2012 Yo…

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