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Louisiana unemployment insurance claims report June 28, 2013

June 28, 2013

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending June 22, 2013, increased to 3,026 from the previous week’s total of 2,915. Initial claims were below the comparable week ending …

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Employment and Wages for Fourth Quarter 2012 Now Available

June 27, 2013

BATON ROUGE — Data on Louisiana’s employment and wages for the fourth quarter of 2012 is now available on Louisiana’s employment homepage, www.laworks.net. This report covers employment and total wages by Nort…

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Louisiana’s not seasonally adjusted nonfarm employment up in May

June 27, 2013

BATON ROUGE — Not seasonally adjusted nonfarm employment grew in Louisiana in May to 1,956,800, with the private sector growing by 1.6 percent over the year, the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics rep…

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Winn-Dixie to hire entry level and management positions

June 26, 2013

A job fair for Winn-Dixie will be held Friday, June 28, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the new mid-city store located at 401 North Carrollton Ave., New Orleans. Winn-Dixie is recruiting for all positions…

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Louisiana unemployment insurance claims report June 21, 2013

June 21, 2013

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending June 15, 2013, decreased to 2,915 from the previous week’s total of 3,755. Initial claims were below the comparable week ending …

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Louisiana’s private sector sets jobs record in May

June 21, 2013

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana’s private sector employers set a record in May for seasonally adjusted private sector employment, which reached 1,605,400, the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today…

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WIC approves revised occupational forecasts, enhanced Star Jobs app

June 18, 2013

The Louisiana Workforce Investment Council this morning approved revised occupational forecasts that show Louisiana will need nearly 78,000 new workers each year through 2020 to fill all of the jobs t…

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AT&T to hold two Baton Rouge recruiting events

June 14, 2013

AT&T will conduct recruiting fairs the next two Mondays in Baton Rouge as the company seeks to hire permanent wire technicians and temporary outside plant technicians. The recruiting fairs will be …

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Louisiana unemployment insurance claims report June 14, 2013

June 14, 2013

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending June 8, 2013, increased to 3,755 from the previous week’s total of 3,306. Initial claims were below the comparable week ending …

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Employer seminar in Lafayette to highlight workforce programs

June 12, 2013

The Louisiana Workforce Commission is co-sponsoring a half-day seminar Tuesday, June 18, to highlight a range of workforce programs designed to assist employers. The seminar will be held from 8:30 a.…

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Mandeville mental health facility to fill various positions

June 10, 2013

A job fair will be held Thursday, June 13, for Northlake Behavioral Health System, which is accepting applications and conducting on-site interviews to fill positions. The job fair will be held fro…

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Half-day seminar to focus on employment and labor law updates

June 7, 2013

The Louisiana Workforce Commission is co-sponsoring a half-day seminar Wednesday, June 19, to equip employers with the latest information on employment and labor laws affecting the workplace. The sem…

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Louisiana unemployment insurance claims report June 7, 2013

June 7, 2013

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending June 1, 2013, decreased to 3,306 from the previous week’s total of 3,386. Initial claims were below the comparable week ending J…

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Three job fairs to be held in Crowley for Advantage Staffing

June 6, 2013

Advantage Staffing will conduct recruiting fairs for the next three Fridays in Crowley as the company seeks to hire 50 temporary workers for a store remodeling project. The job fairs will be held Ju…

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Bulk drivers needed in Gonzales

June 5, 2013

The Louisiana Workforce Commission is holding a two-day recruiting event for Linde North America, an industrial gases company, which seeks to hire bulk drivers to join the company’s Gonzales area team…

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