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Louisiana unemployment insurance claims report July 29, 2013

July 29, 2013

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending July 20, 2013, decreased to 3,035 from the previous week’s total of 3,764. Initial claims were below the comparable week ending …

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Louisiana’s not seasonally adjusted nonfarm employment up in June

July 25, 2013

BATON ROUGE — Not seasonally adjusted nonfarm employment totaled 1,952,900 in June, an increase of 25,800 over the year, the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Private sector employ…

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Louisiana unemployment insurance claims report July 22, 2013

July 22, 2013

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending July 13, 2013, increased to 3,764 from the previous week’s total of 2,084. Initial claims were above the comparable week ending …

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Winn-Dixie to hire 100 part-time positions in the New Orleans West Bank area

July 19, 2013

A job fair for Winn-Dixie will be held Wednesday, July 24, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. to fill more than 100 part-time positions in the New Orleans West Bank area. The event will be held at Winn-Dixie s…

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Winn-Dixie to hire more than 75 part-time positions in the Baton Rouge area

July 19, 2013

A job fair for Winn-Dixie will be held Thursday, July 25, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. to fill more than 75 part-time positions throughout the Baton Rouge metropolitan area. The event will be held at Win…

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Louisiana private sector employers add 28,400 jobs over the year

July 18, 2013

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana’s private sector added 28,400 jobs over the past year, according to seasonally adjusted data for June released today by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. For 34 consec…

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Louisiana unemployment insurance claims report July 12, 2013

July 12, 2013

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending July 6, 2013, decreased to 2,084 from the previous week’s total of 3,027. The shortened work week because of the July 4-5 holida…

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Disability Council to hold quarterly meeting in Shreveport

July 10, 2013

Employers, disability advocates and the public are invited to attend the Louisiana Rehabilitation Council meetings July 25 and 26. The meeting, which is free and open to the public, will be held at Ne…

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Lake Charles quarterly recruiting event July 10

July 10, 2013

A recruiting event will be held Wednesday, July 10, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Calcasieu Business and Career Solutions Center Consortium, 2424 Third St., Lake Charles. Job seekers should bring identi…

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Winn-Dixie to hire more than 75 part-time positions in the Lafayette area

July 10, 2013

A job fair for Winn-Dixie will be held Monday, July 15, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. to fill more than 75 part-time positions throughout the Lafayette metropolitan area The event will be held at Winn-Dix…

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American Legion job fair July 11 in Covington

July 9, 2013

A job fair aimed at connecting veterans and active duty military and other job seekers with area employers will be held Thursday, July 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the American Legion Post, 2031 Rona…

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Louisiana unemployment insurance claims report July 8, 2013

July 8, 2013

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending June 29, 2013, remained virtually unchanged at 3,027 from the previous week’s total of 3,026. Initial claims were below the comp…

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National transportation company to hire truck drivers

July 3, 2013

The Louisiana Workforce Commission is holding a two-day recruiting event for Greatwide Logistics Services, a nationwide provider of transportation and logistics services, which seeks to hire 40 truck …

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LWC offices closed for Independence Day

July 1, 2013

The Louisiana Workforce Commission’s Baton Rouge headquarters and the agency’s statewide network of Business and Career Solutions Centers will be closed Thursday, July 4, in observance of Independence…

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