Date:May 4, 2010
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LWC Centers throughout State Can Assist with Oil Spill Job Applications

BATON ROUGE – Business and Career Solutions Centers throughout Louisiana can accept applications from job seekers interested in potential jobs that may become available due to the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, according to the Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC).

The LWC is working with companies that have been contracted to provide oil spill-related services. A variety of job positions requiring a range of skill levels may be needed.

Each Business and Career Solutions Center can provide details on available oil spill-related jobs, as well as other jobs in the center’s region, and process applications.

To find the closest Business and Career Solutions Center, interested job seekers can go to the LWC website,, and select the link ”Business & Career Solutions Ctr” in the navigation table in the top right of the home page.

Workforce Commission services are offered at no cost to employers and participating job seekers.


For more information related to the oil spill, visit Connect with us on and on Twitter @GOHSEP. View photos from the state's response efforts at

A toll-free hotline has been established by BP to discuss spill-related damage claims: 1-800-440-0858.

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