Date:March 21, 2017
Contact:Media Relations @ (225) 342-3035

LWC to sponsor job fair with Urban League of Louisiana
Event to be held at the Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center

BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Workforce Commission is proud to partner with the Urban League of Louisiana to host the Terrebonne-Lafourche Parish Job Fair. On Thursday, March 23, 2017, more than 40 industrial employers will be on hand seeking qualified workers for their open positions. Some of the positions that employers will be looking for will include, but aren’t limited to: Welders, Fitters, Electricians, Diesel Mechanics, Pipe and Structural Fitters, Boat Captains, Mates, Able Bodied Seaman and Marine Engineers.

Job seekers can register for the job fair on site or pre-register at Eventbrite using the following link: This event is free to all job-seekers, but participants are suggested to register before the event.

In addition to attending, job seekers are encouraged to utilize the Louisiana Workforce Commission’s Helping individuals Reach Employment or (HiRE) network to explore more fulfilling career opportunities. This can be found at

This event will be held at the following location from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for the general public.

March 23, 2017 – Houma, LA

Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center

346 Civic Center Blvd.

Houma, LA 70360

About the Louisiana Workforce Commission

The Louisiana Workforce Commission is an agency of state government that administers programs designed to enhance workforce growth and provide family-sustaining jobs for Louisiana residents. The commission monitors employment, administers unemployment compensation and tax funds, provides training resources for employers and employees and oversees worker compensation benefits. The agency also gathers and supplies information on the labor market and occupational sectors in Louisiana.


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