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Basics of Workplace Discrimination

This resource goes over discrimination in the workplace including links to employment discrimination issue guides and process guides to file a claim with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) under federal law, Louisiana Commission on Human Rights (LCHR), and state.

Filing a Charge of Discrimination with the LCHR (Louisiana Commission on Human Rights)

Discriminated at work because of your race, color, religion, sex (gender identity and sexual orientation), pregnancy, childbirth & related medical conditions, national origin, age (40 or older), disability, or genetic information? This resource goes over the process to file a discrimination claim with the LCHR (Louisiana Commission on Human Rights).

Issue Guide: Asking the Court for a Fee Delayer Application - In Forma Pauper (IFP)

The law says an "individual who is unable to pay the costs of court because of his poverty and lack of means" may file without paying court costs. This is called filing in forma pauperis (IFP). It is important to know that filing the affidavit with the court does not automatically lead to IFP status.

Representing Yourself in Court: Your Rights and Responsibilities

Tips if you must handle your legal issue on your own without a lawyer. This document is strictly for informational purposes, it does not include legal advice.

Unemployment Benefits Guide

This information explains unemployment benefits in the state of Louisiana. The federal unemployment program in Louisiana is run by the Louisiana Workforce Commission (LAWorks).

Unpaid Wages, Including Sample Demand Letter

This resource has general information and FAQs on Unpaid Wages, a sample demand letter to your employer, plus a link to a program you can use to automatically create an unpaid wages demand letter. Just answer a few questions and your letter will be generated. This program does not provide legal advice.

You Should Know: About Your Day in Court

Tips about how to plan for your day in court, especially if you need to go alone without a lawyer.

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