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Layoffs at Georgia-Pacific (2019)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Port Hudson, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2019-01-18

Duration: 00:07:13

Subjects: Richardson, James A. | Economy | Georgia-Pacific Corporation | LAY-OFFS


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Richardson, Jim Interviewee


This segment from the January 18, 2019, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s in-studio interview with Dr. Jim Richardson, an economist at LSU. He discusses the economic impact of Georgia-Pacific’s decision to stop producing office paper and layoff 650 employees at their plant in Port Hudson, Louisiana.