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Revision as of 07:41, 1 August 2013

Louisiana Executive Director of the Workforce Commission
General information
Office Type:  Partisan
Office website:  Official Link
2012-2013 FY Budget:  $279,695,544
Term limits:  None
Structure
Selection Method:  Appointed
Current Officeholder

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Name:  Curt Eysink
Assumed office:  2009
Compensation:  $137,000
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The Louisiana Executive Director of the Workforce Commission is a state executive position in the Louisiana state government. The executive director is the head of the Louisiana Workforce Commission, which is directly under the governor and civil service.

The commission, formerly the Department of Labor, monitors employment security, provides unemployment compensation, aids with manpower evaluation and training, labor-management relations, and administration of the community services block grant.

Current officeholder

The current officeholder is Curt Eysink. He was appointed by Gov. Bobby Jindal in 2009.[1]

Authority

The Louisiana Workforce Commission Executive Director's powers, term of office, etc. are derived from Louisiana Revised Statues, Title 36, Chapter 7, Section 36.301.

Chapter 7, Section 36.301 C(1):

The Louisiana Workforce Commission shall be composed of the executive office of the executive director,...

Qualifications

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Appointments

The Governor of Louisiana is responsible for appointing the Executive Director of the Workforce Commission.[2]

Vacancies

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Duties

According to the Louisiana Revised Statutes, the Louisiana Workforce Commission is responsible for administering and enforcing laws and programs that work to protect Louisiana's workforce. This includes programs like labor-management relations, manpower evaluation and training, vocational rehabilitation, independent living, blind services, employment, unemployment and worker's compensation, job safety and the licensing and regulation of certain types of work.[3]

Divisions

Office of Workforce Development



Office of Workers' Compensation



Office of Management & Finance



Office of Unemployment Insurance



State budget

The Louisiana Workforce Commission's budget for fiscal year 2012-2013 was $279,695,544.[4]

Compensation

See also: Compensation of state executive officers

2012

In 2012, the director was paid an estimated $137,000. This figure comes from the Council of State Governments.

2010

In 2010, the Louisiana Executive Director of the Workforce Commission was paid an estimated $137,000 according to the Council of State Governments.[5]

Historical officeholders

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Contact information

Louisiana Workforce Commission
1001 N. 23rd Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Phone: (225) 342-3111

See also

External links

References

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