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Department of Labor Incentives and Services

Louisiana Department of Labor offers substantial incentives and services for both new and existing businesses in Louisiana. Please follow the Louisiana Works link at the right for more information. If you have any questions please contact Jon Maynard at (318) 382-8233 or


Workers' Compensation Employers, find and download Workers' Compensation forms. Learn about Compliance, Rules & Procedures, Medical Services, Workplace Safety, and view information about the Second Injury Board. Also, get information on Disputed Claims or Reporting Fraud.


Unemployment Insurance Learn about Louisiana's Unemployment Compensation Law and how it affects your business — what makes a claimant eligible for benefits and when is an employer liable to pay UI taxes. Convenient online services include filing quarterly contribution reports, viewing your recent benefit charge statements, or submitting separation notices. Learn about UI tax rates. Find answers about tax audits and why they are performed. Download an employer account number application or benefit charge protest form as well as many other useful employer forms.


WorkForce Development Learn about training opportunities through the Incumbent Worker Training Program. Get information about Foreign Labor Certification to permit U.S. employers to hire foreign workers. Find out about Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) and North American Free Trade Agreement Transitional Adjustment Assistance (NAFTA-TAA).


Minors & Apprentices Find the needed forms and information about Louisiana Child Labor and Child Labor Laws. Search for Apprenticeship Programs, view or download Apprenticeship Brochures, and get information about Louisiana State Apprenticeship Law.


Labor Laws Information on Louisiana Labor Laws including Child Labor, Apprenticeship, Private Employment Service as well as information on Medical Exams and Drug Testing.


Louisiana Licensing Guide (PDF) Find information about statewide occupational licensing including job descriptions, wages, training/education required and contact information for the licensing authority.



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