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Out of work due to Coronavirus? Louisiana Workforce Commission announces pandemic plan

The Louisiana Workforce Commission has announced its plan to assist workers who are left unemployed or unpaid due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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NEW ORLEANS — The Louisiana Workforce Commission has announced its plan to assist workers who are left unemployed or unpaid due to the coronavirus pandemic.

According to the Department of Labor, you may be eligible if your work hours have been reduced because of lack of work due to Coronavirus, or if your workplace closes or instructs employees not to go to work, while not paying employees.

Workers may be eligible for up to $247 per week in unemployment assistance.

For more information on how to get help, click here: http://www.laworks.net/PublicRelations/COVID_19_Information.asp

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