Ochsner Health Layoff

Rapid Response Laid off worker Resources

The Louisiana Workforce Commission's Rapid Response Team assists workers who lose their jobs because of permanent business closures or mass layoffs. If you were affected by the recent layoff at Ochsner Health, you'll find important information here about local events, services, and resources to help you get back to work. 

Reemployment Orientation Meetings

Our Rapid Response team offers virtual Reemployment Orientation Meetings to introduce workers to the reemployment, retraining and support services to which they are entitled. Workers facing layoff are encouraged to attend scheduled sessions to ensure awareness of the full array of benefits. 

*Be sure to regularly check this page for updated schedules for Ochsner Reemployment Orientation Meetings.


Friday August 25, 2023

10:00 a.m.

Register here: us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUvce6srz4oG9IvyYg_qaofF12f5V4R_I-M 

Please download the following items prior to the Virtual Orientation:

Job Search Webinars for Laid Off Workers

It's always a good idea to brush up on your job search skills after a layoff. Our Rapid Response Team provides free webinars for dislocated workers. Topics include:

Webinar Schedule

Thursday August 17, 2023

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Register here: https://tinyurl.com/2f3mfhxp 

Wednesday September 20, 2023

9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Register here: https://tinyurl.com/2wezfsnc 

Upcoming Job Fairs & Events

The Louisiana Workforce Commission hosts Job Fairs and other events for job seekers across the state. Look for our Mobile Workforce Center at an event near you to get one-on-one assistance with your resume, online applications, and more. Check out our events calendar today!  

More Resources

High Demand/high wage jobs

Labor market information helps you identify high wage/high demand jobs. Click the map above to explore the Louisiana labor market. 

My Life. My Way.

This virtual calculator is a tool that will allow you estimate your living costs and learn what you'll need to earn in your new job. Click here to use My Life My Way.

Virtual recruiter

The Virtual Recruiter on our HiRE website allows job seekers to create alerts for job openings that meet your criteria. Log on to LaWorks.net and get started!

Downloads and Links