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

The Coronavirus & $600 Per Week Louisiana Unemployment Claims 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. WHERE IS MY $600 PER WEEK BENEFIT FROM THE CARES ACT? 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 Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was signed into law on March 27. It expands states’ ability to provide unemployment insurance for many workers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, including for workers who are not ordinarily eligible for unemployment benefits. For more information, please refer to the resources available below. How Do I Apply? To […]

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