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In local news:

The American Equity Underwriters, Inc. (AEU) announced that David Widener has joined the firm as director of a newly created division, AEU Claims Advisory Services.

In national news:

The number of job openings was little changed at 7.3 million on the last business day of May, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported.

In safety news:

OSHA is urging vigilance among employers and employees to address the types of workplace hazards that tend to peak in the summer months.

In local news:

LWC is hosting information and orientation sessions for workers who were recently displaced by recent Waitr layoffs in Lafayette, on Thursday, July 18th, and in Lake Charles, on Tuesday, July 23th.

In economic news:

In June 2019, both the unemployment rate, 3.7 percent, and the number of unemployed, 6.0 million people, were little changed from May.