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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 helps people whose employment or self-employment gets interrupted as part of a disaster. The loss or result of unemployment must be the result of a major disaster. This covers how to apply for disaster unemployment benefits. This also covers what wage theft is, your right to fair wage pay, and what to do if you are not being paid fair wages as a result of a disaster.

Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA)

Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) provides financial assistance to individuals whose employment or self-employment has been lost or interrupted as a direct result of a major disaster declared by the President of the United States.

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, Compensation, And Insurance

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

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