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Louisiana unemployment insurance claims report Feb. 28, 2014

February 28, 2014

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Feb. 22, 2014, decreased to 1,964 from the previous week’s total of 1,993. Initial claims were below the comparable week ending …

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Meeting to focus on job opportunities in Southwest Louisiana

February 25, 2014

LAKE CHARLES, La. – The Louisiana Rehabilitation Council at its quarterly meeting Feb. 27-28 in Lake Charles will discuss employment opportunities in Southwest Louisiana and ways workers with disabili…

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Louisiana unemployment insurance claims report Feb. 21, 2014

February 21, 2014

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Feb. 15, 2014, decreased to 1,993 from the previous week’s total of 2,392. Initial claims were below the comparable week ending …

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Louisiana unemployment insurance claims report Feb. 14, 2014

February 14, 2014

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Feb. 8, 2014, increased to 2,392 from the previous week’s total of 1,988. Initial claims were below the comparable week ending F…

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Employers look to fill more than 200 positions at Slidell job fair

February 12, 2014

SLIDELL, La.—Employers seeking to fill more than 200 positions for Slidell’s new Fremaux Town Center development will attend a job fair from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, at the Slidell Auditori…

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LWC upgrades website for employers and job seekers

February 10, 2014

BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Workforce Commission upgraded its system of web-based services for employers and job seekers over the weekend, all designed to make it easier for employers to find qualifie…

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Louisiana unemployment insurance claims report Feb. 7, 2014

February 7, 2014

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Feb. 1, 2014, decreased to 1,988 from the previous week’s total of 2,220. Three days of government office closures due to advers…

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LWC receives award for proactive program to put people to work

February 5, 2014

BATON ROUGE – The American Institute for Full Employment recently recognized the Louisiana Workforce Commission for its exceptional commitment and innovation in helping unemployed individuals return t…

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Public Hearing rescheduled for February 6

February 5, 2014

PUBLIC NOTICE The public hearing originally scheduled for Wednesday, January 29, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. for public comment on proposed changes to Rules 369 Waiver of Overpayment Recovery, and Rule 37…

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