Louisiana Workforce Commission http://wwno.org en Louisiana higher ed leaders eager to roll out workforce plan http://wwno.org/post/louisiana-higher-ed-leaders-eager-roll-out-workforce-plan When the Louisiana Legislature convenes next month it will consider whether to fund a $40 million plan to create a pot of money that the state’s colleges and universities can compete over. Wed, 05 Feb 2014 16:55:00 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 53514 at http://wwno.org Weekly Claims for Unemployment Insurance Rise http://wwno.org/post/weekly-claims-unemployment-insurance-rise-1 <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">First-time claims for unemployment insurance in Louisiana for the week ending Feb. 23, increased from the previous week's total.</p> Sat, 02 Mar 2013 15:56:57 +0000 The Associated Press 30404 at http://wwno.org $3.6M grant will fund cleanup hiring http://wwno.org/post/36m-grant-will-fund-cleanup-hiring <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded a $3.6 million grant to the Louisiana Workforce Commission that will fund temporary jobs for cleanup efforts following Hurricane Isaac.</p> Fri, 07 Sep 2012 15:13:55 +0000 The Associated Press 19532 at http://wwno.org Louisiana asks for $3.4M labor emergency grant http://wwno.org/post/louisiana-asks-34m-labor-emergency-grant <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Louisiana's labor department is asking the federal government for $3.4 million to pay unemployed state residents to help with cleanup work after Hurricane Isaac.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The Louisiana Workforce Commission said Monday that it's filed a request for an emergency grant from the U.S. Department of Labor.</p> Tue, 04 Sep 2012 19:09:55 +0000 The Associated Press 19287 at http://wwno.org