jobs http://wwno.org en Drop In First-Time Unemployment Claims http://wwno.org/post/drop-first-time-unemployment-claims <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 12.727272033691406px; line-height: 15px;">First-time claims for unemployment insurance in Louisiana for the week ending June 28 decreased from the previous week's total.</p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 13:09:09 +0000 Associated Press 64055 at http://wwno.org New Orleans Works — Training People For Careers http://wwno.org/post/new-orleans-works-training-people-careers <p style="margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: normal; font-family: Times;"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">New Orleans Works (NOW) is a workforce collaborative focused on building partnerships between employers, trainers, educators and workers to connect low-skilled workers to jobs that provide immediate economic security, and also prepare workers for professional growth and a focused career path.</span></p><p style="margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: normal; font-family: Times;">&nbsp;</p> Tue, 20 May 2014 12:45:00 +0000 Eve Abrams 60952 at http://wwno.org Southern University at Shreveport's EPA program is pipeline to jobs http://wwno.org/post/southern-university-shreveports-epa-program-pipeline-jobs More than a dozen people in Shreveport have started a job training program this week made possible through a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. It could lead to a full-time job next month. Southern University at Shreveport is administering the grant that provides environmental health and safety training certifications. Tue, 12 Nov 2013 15:23:00 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 47565 at http://wwno.org Veterans Job Fair, Business 'Boot Camp' Tomorrow and Friday At World War II Museum http://wwno.org/post/veterans-job-fair-business-boot-camp-tomorrow-and-friday-world-war-ii-museum <p>A jobs fair and business advice are on tap tomorrow and Friday for veterans. Social events are also planned at the World War&nbsp;II Museum. Wed, 10 Apr 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 32929 at http://wwno.org A Tale Of Two Cities: Too Many Jobs, Or Not Enough http://wwno.org/post/tale-two-cities-too-many-jobs-or-not-enough Maria Arvizu continues to fill out job applications even though she has yet to deposit her last paycheck.<p>Arvizu, 53, relocated to Yuma, Ariz., to become a bus driver for the local school district last year. After school closed for summer break, she was caught off guard when she was laid off. She had expected to get another driving assignment and was denied collecting unemployment because she was still considered a school employee. Sat, 14 Jul 2012 21:52:00 +0000 Stefania Ferro 15775 at http://wwno.org Oil rises slightly to near $85 on stimulus hopes http://wwno.org/post/oil-rises-slightly-near-85-stimulus-hopes <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">SINGAPORE (AP) &mdash; Oil rose slightly to near $85 a barrel today, clawing back some of a large drop from the previous session amid hope that weak U.S. economic growth may trigger new stimulus measures.</p> Mon, 09 Jul 2012 16:53:01 +0000 The Associated Press 15351 at http://wwno.org Senator Landrieu Vows Fight over Closure of New Orleans Mail Center http://wwno.org/post/senator-landrieu-vows-fight-over-closure-new-orleans-mail-center <p>Public officials in Louisiana are vowing a fight over plans to close a New Orleans processing center of the U.S. Postal Service.&nbsp;The loss of 800 jobs is a major hit to the city&rsquo;s economy.</p><p> Thu, 23 Feb 2012 23:06:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 5890 at http://wwno.org