Unemployment Benefits & Job Loss

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Other Work Problems

This category concerns financial compensation and insurance coverage for people who are unemployed. This includes how to apply for these benefits, who is eligible, what issues might arise, hearings about misconduct or disqualification, dealing with overpayments or recoupment, and terminating the benefit.

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Disaster Employment And Unemployment

This information covers how disasters can impact employment and unemployment, creating various issues and challenges for both workers and employers.

Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA)

This information gives an overview of disaster unemployment assistance (DUA), which can be available to individuals who have lost their jobs or had their self-employment interrupted due to a major disaster declared by the President.

Public Benefits

This information covers public benefits, which are government-funded programs that help individuals and families in need. Public benefits can include cash and income assistance, health care, food assistance, housing assistance, and tax benefits. Depending on the program, eligibility for public benefits may require a person or family to meet certain income and resource requirements.

Unemployment Benefits

This information explains unemployment benefits in the state of Louisiana run by the Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC).

Unemployment Benefits Appeals

This information gives an overview of unemployment benefits appeals, including any questions or concerns you may have about the appeal process and how to file an appeal for an unemployment benefits decision.

Unemployment Benefits Guided Assistant

Louisiana Unemployment Benefits and Appeals- This Guided Assistant tool can help you understand how to file for unemployment benefits. It can also help you decide whether you should appeal a decision if you are denied help. This tool is not legal advice. This tool does not not take the place of legal advice from a competent attorney licensed in your state and familiar with the law and facts of your legal issue.

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