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New $300K workforce program will bring welding jobs to Louisiana

State leaders says this is a part of a larger program designed at training more workers for important jobs in Louisiana. State leaders says this is a part of a larger program designed at training more workers for important jobs in Louisiana.
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -
 A new workforce program in Baton Rouge could have 100 new welders trained within the next year.

Praxair announced the new $300,000 grant as part of its “Skills Pipeline” program. Its aimed at advancing education in fields like science, technology, engineering, and math.

State leaders says this is a part of a larger program designed at training more workers for important jobs in Louisiana.

These jobs will soon be needed since the state has more than $60 billion dollars in plant construction scheduled to begin by the year 2016.

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