Isaac unemployment assistance offered

BATON ROUGE, La. — Workers and self-employed individuals in Allen, Morehouse and St. Martin parishes may now apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance as a result of Hurricane Isaac, the Louisiana Workforce Commission announced.

Workers who have lost their jobs and self-employed individuals who are unable to perform services as of the week-ending date of Sept. 8 because of the disaster in parishes eligible for FEMA’s individual disaster assistance are eligible for DUA.

The deadline to file claims in Allen, Morehouse and St. Martin parishes is Nov. 1.

Parishes already announced as eligible and their respective deadlines include St. Mary, Assumption, Iberville, St Helena, St James, Terrebonne and Washington, which have until Monday to file.

The LWC is accepting all DUA and regular unemployment insurance claims at or call toll-rree at 1-866-783-5567.

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