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Five decades after the birth of OSHA, Louisiana’s injury rates continue to decline

Five decades have passed since President Richard Nixon signed the act into law to create the Occupational Safety & Health Administration and National Institute...

Breaking barriers: Louisiana women and minorities in industry make gains in the quest for...

There’s a big difference between diversity and inclusion. While diversity goals are undoubtedly important, they mean little if there are inherent obstacles in the...

Whether ExxonMobil layoffs will include Baton Rouge employees still unclear

While ExxonMobil Corp. announced yesterday it would shed as much as 15% of its global workforce over the next year, it’s not clear whether the company’s...

ExxonMobil plans layoffs but maintains faith in fossil fuels

ExxonMobil plans to lay off an unspecified number of employees as low oil prices force the company to delay major projects, Chief Executive Officer...

GBRIA honors diverse group for workforce development efforts

The Greater Baton Rouge Industry Alliance honored local contractors, educators and institutions during its 13th Annual Craft Workforce Development Awards on Oct. 8. Art...

Haas Automation, Louisiana launch manufacturing training partnership

Haas Automation Inc. and Gov. John Bel Edwards today announced a partnership in which Louisiana will become the first state to install Haas 5-axis...

Total Worker Health takes a holistic view of safety

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health coined the term “Total Worker Health” a number of years ago, but it’s largely unrecognized by...

Louisiana companies, colleges partner to create earn-while-you-learn mechatronics program

Three Louisiana companies and three two-year colleges are partnering to develop a pilot mechatronics apprenticeship program to address a shortage of such workers in...

‘Business Report’ hosts free webcast: ‘Building A Stronger Business Through Diversity’

Smart business leaders know that creating inclusive, diverse workplaces isn’t just the right thing to do. Research indicates that diverse teams are more creative,...

Louisiana sheds 10,200 oilfield jobs so far in 2020

Louisiana is among five states hit hardest oilfield job cuts—shedding 10,200 jobs thus far in 2020, a federal labor report released Monday concludes. While the...

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