Date:July 21, 2009
Contact:Public Relations @ (225) 342-3035

La. Workforce Commission Partnering with Northrop Grumman to Provide Weld Testing to Trinity Marine Workers

PORT ALLEN The Louisiana Workforce Commission is partnering with Northrop Grumman to provide weld testing to workers who were laid off last week from Trinity Marine.

Testing will be held Thursday, July 23, from 7 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Louisiana Technical College at 3233 Rosedale Blvd. in Port Allen. Depending on response, testing may be extended to Friday.

Northrop Grumman will test for structural welders, pipe welders, pipefitters and ship fitters.

Only workers affected by the Trinity Marine layoff are eligible to participate in the testing.

Interested workers should contact Northrop Grumman at 1-800-690-4862 ext. 5568 or 5111.

Workers will be asked to fill out an online job application and will be contacted by Northrop Grumman to confirm attendance for testing.

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