Civil Service Commission http://wwno.org en City Changing Hiring Process To Help Applicants With Criminal Records Re-Enter Workforce http://wwno.org/post/city-changing-hiring-process-help-applicants-criminal-records-re-enter-workforce <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The City of New Orleans is eliminating an initial obstacle from its employment process. Job applicants won’t have to immediately disclose a criminal conviction.</span></p><p> Tue, 17 Dec 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 50234 at http://wwno.org Civil service panel approves state insurance contractor http://wwno.org/post/civil-service-panel-approves-state-insurance-contractor <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The Civil Service Commission has narrowly agreed to a Jindal administration plan to hire a private company to manage a state employee health insurance plan.</p> Wed, 01 Aug 2012 20:11:01 +0000 The Associated Press 16932 at http://wwno.org Blue Cross wins contract to run state health plans http://wwno.org/post/blue-cross-wins-contract-run-state-health-plans <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana has been chosen by Gov. Bobby Jindal&#39;s administration to take over the job of managing a state employee health care plan.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The company was the lowest bidder, The Advocate reports offering to do the work cheaper than Humana and United Healthcare, beginning Jan. 31.</p> Sun, 22 Jul 2012 17:43:50 +0000 The Associated Press 16284 at http://wwno.org