Date:September 23, 2011
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Louisiana Workforce Commission Announces New Hours for Claim Center
Center provides unemployment insurance claims services

BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Workforce Commission today announced that beginning Monday, Sept. 26, its Unemployment Insurance Claim Center will take calls on weekdays from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. The change in hours will allow LWC to have more staff members available to handle calls during peak times.

The centerís phone number is 1-866-783-5567.

The Claim Center assists claimants with filing for unemployment insurance benefits. Services include filing of new, renewed and extended benefit claims, as well as information on claims filing.

In addition to the Claim Center, services also are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week at

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