Date:May 9, 2008
Contact:Public Relations @ (225) 342-3035

East Jefferson Business & Career Solutions Center re-opens in new location

METAIRIE - The Louisiana Department of Labor has announced that East Jefferson Business & Career Solutions Center will re-open in a new location at 1801 Airline Drive, Suite A, beginning Tuesday, May 13.

The East Jefferson staff had been housed at West Jefferson Business & Career Solutions Center in Gretna since November 2007, when the lease on the Metairie centerís David Drive location expired.

The Airline Drive location was selected because of its central location and more spacious facilities.

The hours of operation will be 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays, except Tuesdays, when the hours will be 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

The East Jefferson center is a part of the Labor Departmentís statewide network of business and career solutions centers, which provide job seeker and employer services in partnership with the Local Workforce Investment Areas.

Job seeker services include job searches; skills assessments; job referrals; job readiness training information; and employment assistance, training information and supportive services for veterans.

Employer services include job recruitment; applicant screening and selection; and referral services.

For more information, contact East Jefferson Business & Career Solutions at 504-838-5678.

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