"The moratorium being lifted is one thing." Rob Guidry says, "but getting the permits so people can go back to work is really the issue we're dealing with now." Guidry, of the Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce, says the barrier hasn't been taken down just yet and it could be... more »
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Labor today announced $10 million in grant funds to 22 states to make technology improvements leading to more accurate unemployment insurance benefit payments. Louisiana will receive $480,800. "We must constantly strive to improve the systems that prevent improper payments within unemployment insurance systems," said... more »
An update to a story involving former councilman Chris Williams and an investigation by the state legislative auditor's office.
Williams' non-profit agency has had a contract for full time work with the federal disaster Housing Assistance Program since early 2008.
Since December of 2009 that agency has also... more »
Some businesses looking to hire are now combing through thousands of resumes. The Lafayette Economic Development Authority held their 15th annual job fair Wednesday at the Cajundome Convention Center. With the nation's unemployment rate hovering near 10 percent, organizers say they were not surprised to see nearly 3 thousand jobseekers... more »
KATC Communications has an immediate opening for a Sales Account Executive. Responsibilities are developing new business, developing and servicing existing accounts and creating commercials and schedules based on client needs. Must be an overachiever, not ok with ordinary but driven to excellence in customer satisfaction and company and individual revenue... more »
This individual will be responsible for maintaining technical broadcast transmission and production equipment, responding to operational challenges requiring service recovery, and maintaining electronic equipment to meet station needs and network operational goals. Specific duties this individual will complete include installing, testing, and performing preventive or corrective equipment maintenance, serving in... more »
KATC-TV is looking for a Multi-Media Journalist/News Producer to add to our award-winning team in Lafayette, Louisiana. This person will be responsible for producing a newscast; a portion of the day will also be spent updating katc.com and contributing to our continuous news platform. This person will also work part-time... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Monroe will add jobs at the fastest pace in Louisiana in 2010 and 2011, while New Orleans will stagger through its post-Hurricane Katrina recovery with the slowest employment growth.
That's the analysis of a group of university economists who issued a two-year forecast of Louisiana... more »