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Louisiana Unemployment Benefits

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The latest figures for Louisiana show an unemployment rate of .

Calculate your estimated benefit by answering a few questions below.
We created this calculator to help you estimate what you might receive if you are eligible. We make no guarantees or representations that the amount you receive will be equal to what the calculator shows. To apply for unemployment benefits, click the link above which will take you to the official site for your state.
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Approximate wages earned from Oct. 1, 2015 - Dec. 31, 2015  
Approximate wages earned from Jan. 1, 2016 - Mar. 31, 2016  
Approximate wages earned from Apr. 1, 2016 - Jun. 30, 2016  
Approximate wages earned from Jul. 1, 2016 - Sep. 30, 2016  

Louisiana unemployment insurance benefits are available if you meet these criteria.  The numbers are subject to change, and though www.Unemployment-Benefits.org does our best to maintain current data, we do not guarantee its accuracy.  Please check with the Workforce Commission for the latest facts and figures.

Administering organization:  Louisiana Workforce Commission

You must be unemployed or partially employed and earning less than your weekly benefit amount.
You must register for work at your local Business and Career Solutions Center.
You must make a weekly claim for benefits through the “Easy Call” system or online at www.LAWORKS.net
You must be able to work, willing to work and actively seek work.

1-You have been paid wages for covered employment during the base period of your claim equal to at least $1,200 and at least one and one-half times your high quarter wages.
Who can apply:  Out of work and part time workers

How long can you claim benefits: 15-26 weeks

Weekly benefit amount:  $10-$258

Determined by: Average of the total base period wages

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