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Date:May 27, 2009
Contact:Public Relations @ (225) 342-3035

La. Workforce Commission to Hold Orientation Session for John Deere Workers

THIBODAUX – The Louisiana Workforce Commission’s Rapid Response Team will hold an orientation session for the 15 workers who were laid off yesterday from John Deere in Thibodaux.

The session will be Thursday, May 28, at 2 p.m. at the Louisiana Technical College, 1425 Tiger Drive, Thibodaux.

Orientation sessions are designed to inform affected employees about the services available to them through the LWC’s Rapid Response Unit.

Services to be provided include job placement assistance, job counseling, job search workshops, labor market information, résumé preparation assistance, interview preparation, online job search assistance, veterans’ assistance information, occupational retraining, trade adjustment assistance, debt counseling, out-of-area job search assistance, relocation assistance, on-the-job training, unemployment insurance and other supportive services as needed.

Workforce Commission services are offered at no cost to the employer and participating employees.

For more information, contact Greg Anders, 225-342-2934.

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