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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).

Louisiana Unemployment Insurance Benefits & Appeals

Unemployment insurance (UI) is a program designed to provide temporary financial assistance to workers who are unemployed through no fault of their own and who meet the requirements of the Louisiana Employment Security Law. UI benefits are paid as a matter of past employment and legal entitlement, and not on the basis of need.

Find State Benefits

Need more help? Find out if you may be eligible for Louisiana government benefits with this Benefit Navigator.

Unemployment Benefits Information Guide including Form for Judicial Review of a Decision

This resource has general information on Unemployment Insurance. It also directs you to a program you can use to ask the Unemployment Insurance review board to take a second look at your case if you were denied.

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