Louisiana Unemployment If You Get Laid-off

Generally, in Louisiana you have to have lost your job through no fault of your own in order to collect unemployment. When you get laid-off, it is not your fault.

In almost all cases, this means that if you get laid-off, you are eligible to collect unemployment benefits.

If you get laid-off from your job, you should immediately apply for unemployment benefits.

Getting laid-off doesn't mean that you were fired. Getting laid-off doesn't mean that you did something wrong. Getting laid-off means that they company that you worked for did not have enough work for you to do, and could no longer afford to pay you to do your job.

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To go back to the Louisiana Unemployment FAQ Page, click here: Louisiana Unemployment FAQ

To go the main Louisiana Unemployment page, click here: Louisiana Unemployment

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# donna 2012-07-18 00:53
was laid off june 29,2012 from public school board due to no fault of my own the school i waorked at was closed. i applied for my unemployment . got my letter saying how much my weekly benfits would be. now waiting for school board to pay my unemployment. how long can they stall before paying my benefits?
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