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Lafayette hospital to fill more than 150 positions

May 31, 2013

A job fair will be held Wednesday, June 5, for Lafayette General Health, which is accepting applications and conducting on-site interviews to fill positions at University Hospital and Clinics. The jo…

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Louisiana unemployment insurance claims report May 31, 2013

May 31, 2013

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending May 25, 2013, increased to 3,386 from the previous week’s total of 2,738. Initial claims were below the comparable week ending …

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Winn-Dixie to hire more than 200 workers in New Orleans area

May 28, 2013

A job fair will be held Wednesday, May 29, for Winn-Dixie, which is accepting applications and conducting on-site interviews to fill positions for a new store in mid-city on Carrollton Avenue, as well…

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Federal unemployment benefits to be reduced

May 24, 2013

Unemployed individuals who receive federally funded Emergency Unemployment Compensation will have their benefits reduced 16.8 percent each week starting June 2 as a result of Congressional budget cuts…

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Louisiana unemployment insurance claims report May 24, 2013

May 24, 2013

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending May 18, 2013, increased to 2,738 from the previous week’s total of 2,327. Initial claims were below the comparable week ending …

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Most LWC offices closed for Memorial Day

May 24, 2013

The Louisiana Workforce Commission’s Baton Rouge headquarters and most of the agency’s statewide network of Business and Career Solutions Centers will be closed Monday in observance of Memorial Day. T…

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Louisiana’s labor force and jobs grow in April

May 23, 2013

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana’s not seasonally adjusted civilian labor force—the number of people working or looking for work—rose to 2,083,585 in April, an increase of 8,961 over the year and 19,043 over t…

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Commercial drivers needed in Baton Rouge

May 22, 2013

A recruiting event will be held Thursday, May 23, for Platinum Drivers South, which is looking to hire 15 experienced commercial drivers. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Baton Ro…

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Louisiana adds jobs in April, civilian labor force near seven-year high

May 17, 2013

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana added 21,100 private sector jobs over the year while the state’s civilian labor force remained near its highest level since 2005, according to April data released today by the …

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Louisiana unemployment insurance claims report May 17, 2013

May 17, 2013

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending May 11, 2013, decreased to 2,327 from the previous week’s total of 2,466. Initial claims were below the comparable week ending …

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Performance Contractors seeking veteran talent

May 17, 2013

BATON ROUGE – A two-day recruiting fair, aimed at hiring veterans and current Guard and Reserves to fill contract welding and pipefitting positions for Performance Contractors Inc., will be held in Ba…

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May 14 hiring event in Ville Platte seeks temporary workers for store remodeling

May 13, 2013

A job fair will be held for Advantage Staffing, which is looking to hire up to 50 workers for a temporary remodeling project at a retail store. The event will be held Tuesday, May 14, from 9 a.m. to…

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Louisiana unemployment insurance claims report May 10, 2013

May 10, 2013

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending May 4, 2013, decreased to 2,466 from the previous week’s total of 2,541. Initial claims were below the comparable week ending …

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Workplace safety task force to meet May 13

May 10, 2013

The Workplace Safety Task Force will hold a meeting Monday, May 13, from 9:30 a.m. to noon in the Plaza Hearing Room at the Louisiana Department of Insurance, 1702 N. 3rd St., Baton Rouge. The task…

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May 13 hiring event in Opelousas seeks temporary workers for store remodeling

May 9, 2013

A job fair will be held for Advantage Staffing, which is looking to hire up to 50 workers for a temporary remodeling project at a retail store. The event will be held Monday, May 13, from 9 a.m. to …

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Louisiana unemployment insurance claims report May 3, 2013

May 3, 2013

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending April 27, 2013, decreased to 2,541 from the previous week’s total of 2,619. Initial claims were below the comparable week ending…

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May 6 hiring event in Crowley seeks temporary workers for store remodeling

May 2, 2013

A job fair will be held for Advantage Staffing, which is looking to hire up to 50 workers for a temporary remodeling project at a retail store. The event will be held Monday, May 6, from 9 a.m. to 2…

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