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Diversity Works Job Fairs Connect Qualified Job Applicants with Employers

September 26, 2014

BATON ROUGE – Louisiana job seekers are encouraged to attend five different 2014 Diversity Works Job Fairs scheduled throughout the state for October, which is National Disability Employment Awareness…

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Louisiana unemployment insurance claims report Sept. 26, 2014

September 26, 2014

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Sept. 20, 2014, decreased to 2,068 from the previous week’s total of 2,071. Initial claims were below the comparable week ending…

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LWC’s Eysink Elected President-elect of National Workforce Organization

September 26, 2014

BATON ROUGE – Louisiana Workforce Commission Executive Director Curt Eysink has been voted president-elect of the National Association of State Workforce Agencies, the non-profit that represents state…

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Private employers set a record for not seasonally adjusted Louisiana employment in August

September 26, 2014

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana’s private sector employers have been adding jobs over the year since 2010, and in August they set yet another record for not seasonally adjusted total private employment, the L…

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Louisiana employers set employment records again in August

September 19, 2014

BATON ROUGE – Louisiana’s private sector employers continued adding jobs and setting state employment records in August, the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today in seasonally adjusted da…

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Louisiana unemployment insurance claims report Sept. 19, 2014

September 19, 2014

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Sept. 13, 2014, increased to 2,071 from the previous week’s total of 1,961. Initial claims were below the comparable week ending…

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Trust Fund Growth Exceeds LWC Forecast

September 19, 2014

BATON ROUGE – Louisiana’s Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund ended its fiscal year $65.3 million greater than in 2013 and exceeded the growth forecast by the Louisiana Workforce Commission. The Trust …

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Work-related Fatalities in Louisiana Decline in 2013

September 16, 2014

BATON ROUGE – The number of work-related fatalities in 2013 in Louisiana declined to 114, according to a preliminary count by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in its Census of Fatal Occupational In…

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Louisiana unemployment insurance claims report Sept. 12, 2014

September 12, 2014

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Sept. 6, 2014, decreased to 1,961 from the previous week’s total of 2,237. Initial claims were below the comparable week ending …

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Louisiana unemployment insurance claims report Sept. 5, 2014

September 5, 2014

BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Aug. 30, 2014, decreased to 2,237 from the previous week’s total of 2,268. Initial claims were below the comparable week ending …

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Employer Registration Open for Annual Northwest Louisiana Job Fair

September 4, 2014

BATON ROUGE – Businesses are encouraged to register for the 3rd Annual Northwest Louisiana Job Fair scheduled for Oct. 16, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Shreveport Convention Center. Hosted b…

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