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LWC hires unemployed workers to help with storm cleanup

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Hundreds of unemployed people in Louisiana will be back on the job for a little while.

The Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC) has money to pay them for storm cleanup.

The jobs will be temporary.

The US Department of Labor approved $3.6 million to pay 450 unemployed workers in Isaac-impacted parishes.

In our area, the workers will be hired in Ascension, Assumption, East Feliciana, Iberville, Livingston, Pointe Coupee, St. James, St. John, Tangipahoa, West Baton Rouge and West Feliciana parishes.

For more information in your parish, contact the Business and Career Solutions Center closest to you.

Business & Career Solutions Centers:

Assumption Parish: 205 Highway 1008 Napoleonville, (985) 369-1810
Open 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. M,Tu,W,F, and 8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Thursday

Ascension Parish: 1721 South Burnside Avenue Gonzales (225) 647-5557
Open 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. M,Tu,W,F, and 8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Thursday

Tangipahoa Parish: 1745 SW Railroad Ave., Suite 201 Hammond 985-902-4200
Open 8 am – 4:30 p.m. M,Tu,W,F, and 8 am – 2:30 p.m. Thursday

Livingston Parish: 9384 Florida Blvd., Ste. B Walker 225-667-1874
Open 8 am – 4:30 p.m. M,Tu,W,F, and 8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Thursday

Pointe Coupee Parish: 305 East Main Street New Roads 225-638-6852
Open 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. M,Tu,W,F and 8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Thursday

West Feliciana Parish:  5681 Commerce Street, Suite E St. Francisville 225-635-6635
Open 8 am – 4:30 p.m. M,Tu,W,F and 8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Thursday

St. James Parish: 2631 La. 20 West Vacherie 225-265-4116
Open 8:30 am – 4 p.m. M,T,W,F

St. John Parish: 975 Cambridge Dr LaPlace 985-652-3471
Open 8:30 am – 4 p.m. M,T,W,F

Iberville, West Feliciana and West Baton Rouge Parish: 23425 Railroad Avenue, Suite 1 Plaquemine 225-687-0969
Open 8 am – 4:30 p.m. M,Tu,W,F, and 8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Thursday

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