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$600 Per Week-Louisiana Unemployment During Coronavirus / COVID 19

The Coronavirus & $600 Per Week Louisiana Unemployment Claims  If you want $600 per week unemployment benefit to extend beyond July, 2020, call Senator John Kennedy at 202-224-4623 and US Senator Bill Cassidy at 202-224-5824 and ask them to extend the $600 per week unemployment benefit. The $600 per week in additional unemployment will end in July, 2020 because  US Senators John Kennedy and Bill Cassidy from Louisiana and some other senators want it to end.  The CARES Act signed into law by President Trump gives Louisiana eligible employees as well as independent contractors and other workers, who are ordinarily ineligible for unemployment, $600 per week in additional unemployment benefits. To Apply in Louisiana, make your claim with the Louisiana Department of Labor at www.laworks.net Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards says Louisiana now has the money from the federal government, and the additional benefit will be available starting Monday, April 13. Even people who initially get rejected should do their weekly certifications with www.laworks.net so they can quickly get the money out. Some people, such gig economy workers, independent contractors, and others who get their tax information on form 1099, should apply now, so their information will be in the system, and the federal money will flow to them as soon as it’s available. Background On March 18, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), which provided additional flexibility for state unemployment insurance agencies and additional administrative funding to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Coronavirus […]

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