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These resources – like the public health crisis itself – are constantly evolving and are only current as to the date of publication. This page was last updated on September 18, 2020.

For more up-to-date information on the relief programs available in Louisiana, we recommend that you visit the state's COVID-19 Resources or Louisiana Economic Development's Resources for Impacted Businesses.

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Description of Program and Relief

Employer Assistance

The Louisiana Workforce Commission will provide assistance and information about unemployment insurance or other programs specifically related to COVID-19.

Government or Lead Agency

Louisiana Workforce Commission.

Dates Available

Effective March 15, 2020.

Eligibility Requirements/Restrictions

Your business must be temporarily closing or reducing hours.

Application Deadlines (If Applicable)


Contact for More Information

For more information, contact

The Employer Call Center is also available at 225-326-6999.

List of Additional Information

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