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  • August 5, 2021

    Hot Topics in Employment Law & Unemployment Insurance FAQs

    405 E St. Victor St. (Vermilion Parish Library)
    Abbeville, LA
    8:30 am - 10:00 am
    Join us as we hear from legal expert Laura Pryor Johnson with Allen & Gooch, a law corporation. She will cover issues with employee leave and telework/remote work, onboarding challenges with the COVID-19 vaccine and what constitutes a medical inquiry, related handbook requirements, discrimination issues related to gender identity and sexual orientation and a host of other changes that can affect your business. Also in attendance will be Stephen Harris, an Employer Outreach Liaison in the Office of UI Administration with the Louisiana Workforce Commission. Unemployment Insurance questions have been on the rise since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and Mr. Harris will answer the most frequently asked ones. Admission is $20, breakfast is included. *Employers registered for the 2021 Vermilion Parish Job Fair get free admission to the event! Thank you to our Presenting Sponsor, Allen & Gooch. REGISTER
  • August 17, 2021

    Vermilion Parish Job Fair

    101 N Leonard
    Abbeville, LA 70510
    9 am - 12 pm
    The Vermilion Parish Job Fair - hosted by Workforce, Economic Development, and Chamber partners from around the region - will gather numerous employers who would like to promote their available jobs and career opportunities in a variety of fields. Jobseekers from across the state will be invited to meet with your team and fulfill your workforce needs. More Information
  • November 27, 2021

    2021 Small Business Saturday

    8 am - 8 pm
    Skip the chaos of Black Friday and join us in supporting our local merchants for Small Business Saturday. Get a listing of participating businesses or sign up your own!