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Jay Augustine, La. Workforce Commission (2010)

The Press Club



Genre: News, Public Affairs, Speech

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2010-11-15

Duration: 00:26:26

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Augustine, Jonathan C. | Louisiana. Workforce Commission | Tax credits | JOB TRAINING | Workforce development | ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT | UNEMPLOYMENT


  • Augustine, Jay Speaker


A speech by Jonathan “Jay” Augustine before the Baton Rouge Press Club on November 15, 2010. Augustine is the Deputy Executive Director of the Louisiana Workforce Commission. He discusses: work opportunity tax credits; job training programs; business and career solution centers, or One Stops, which were formerly known as unemployment offices; the need to grow the work force; using occupational forecasting software to determine market trends by region; and improving current work force conditions.