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LWC Offers Tips to Youth Workers and Employers

June 29, 2012

The Louisiana Workforce Commission has some helpful tips for youths looking for a summer job and for employers with work opportunities, and it starts with a visit to the agency’s website, www.laworks.net. There …

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Unemployment Insurance Claims Report June 29, 2012

June 29, 2012

BATON ROUGE - Initial claims for unemployment insurance for the week ending June 23, 2012, decreased to 3,633 from the previous week’s total of 3,806. Initial claims were below the comparable week end…

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Number of Louisianians Working Grows in May

June 22, 2012

BATON ROUGE – The civilian labor force and employment in Louisiana continued to grow in May, according to federal figures released today. The civilian labor force – an estimate of the number of pe…

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Unemployment Insurance Claims Report June 22, 2012

June 22, 2012

BATON ROUGE - Initial claims for unemployment insurance for the week ending June 16, 2012, decreased to 3,806 from the previous week’s total of 4,272. The largest over-the-week decrease in initial cla…

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Louisiana Labor Force and Employment Grow in May

June 15, 2012

BATON ROUGE – The civilian labor force and employment in Louisiana continued to grow in May, according to federal figures released today. The civilian labor force – a measure of the number of peop…

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Unemployment Insurance Claims Report June 15, 2012

June 15, 2012

BATON ROUGE - Initial claims for unemployment insurance for the week ending June 9, 2012, increased to 4,272 from the previous week’s total of 4,177. Initial claims were below the comparable week endi…

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LWC Introduces Revamped Labor Market Information Website

June 14, 2012

The Louisiana Workforce Commission has revamped its website to provide game-changing labor market intelligence to assist job seekers and employers like never before. The new Labor Market Informatio…

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Three More Arrested and Charged With Workers’ Comp Fraud

June 13, 2012

The Louisiana Workforce Commission and law enforcement agencies continued the fight against workers’ compensation fraud with three recent arrests in the New Orleans metro area. A Metairie construct…

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Retail Merchandising Company Hiring Workers

June 12, 2012

Driveline Retail Merchandising, a provider of retail support services to businesses around the country, is kicking off a series of job fairs this week in an effort to fill close to 200 part-time merch…

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Unemployment Insurance Claims Report June 8, 2012

June 8, 2012

BATON ROUGE - Initial claims for unemployment insurance for the week ending June 2, 2012, decreased to 4,177 from the previous week’s total of 4,285. Initial claims were below the comparable week endi…

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LWC Introduces Green Jobs Smartphone App, Improved Web Tools

June 4, 2012

The Louisiana Workforce Commission has introduced a new smartphone app to help job seekers interested in pursuing green jobs, along with an enhanced web site with tools and resources to help employers…

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Unemployment Insurance Claims Report June 1, 2012

June 1, 2012

BATON ROUGE - Initial claims for unemployment insurance for the week ending May 26, 2012, increased to 4,285 from the previous week’s total of 3,547. The largest over-the-week increases in initial cla…

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