LWC to higher out of work flood victims to clean up flood debris

Photo: Louisiana Workforce Commision

HAMMOND, La. (KLFY)— The Louisiana Work Commission will hold a hiring event for flood displaced workers for debris removal.

According to a news release, the event will be held Oct. 28 in Tangipahoa Parish at 1745 Southwest Railroad Ave. Hammond, La. 70403.

Workers will be able to apply for Tangipahoa & Livingston Parish debris removal services as well as other cleanup opportunities from the surrounding area.

The event will be held from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

In order to qualify for jobs at this event, workers must be able to prove that they are:

  • Individuals who have been unemployed for 13 weeks
  • Individuals who lost their job directly due to the recent flooding

The Louisiana Workforce Commission will provide additional on-site assistance at this event to individuals registering for unemployment for the first time.

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