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Louisiana Workforce Commission

Labor Law Resources 

  • Discrimination
    U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
    www.eeoc.gov 1-800-669-4000, TTY: 1-800-669-6820 E-mail: info@eeoc.gov (Please include your zip code and/or city and state.) New Orleans Field Office: 1555 Poydras Street, Suite 1900, New Orleans, LA 70112 and Louisiana Commission on Human Rights gov.louisiana.gov/HumanRights/function.htm  (225) 342-6969, TDD: 1-888-248-0859

  • Family and Medical Leave Act
    www.dol.gov/dol/topic/benefits-leave/fmla.htm
    1-866-487-9243 Live assistance is available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time by calling, 1-866-4-USA-DOL, TTY: 1-877-889-5627

  • Americans With Disabilities Act
    www.dol.gov/dol/topic/disability/ada.htm
    1-866-633-7365 Live assistance is available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time by calling, 1-866-4-USA-DOL, TTY: 1-877-889-5627 and Job Accommodation Network (JAN) www.jan.wvu.edu
     1-800-526-7234 (9am-6pm, Eastern, Mon.-Fri.)

  • National Labor Relations Board www.nlrb.gov 1-866-667-NLRB (1-866-667-6572), TTY: 1-866-315-NLRB (1-866-315-6572)

  • Pension and 401(K) Plans
    www.dol.gov/ebsa/consumer_info_pension.html
    1-866-444-3272
    Live assistance is available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time by calling, 1-866-4-USA-DOL, TTY: 1-877-889-5627

You should consult with an attorney if you have questions that are not answered by the agencies and resources listed above. The programs listed below provide free legal aid to eligible low-income persons in Louisiana. To find out if you are eligible and if the program can help, contact the program nearest you.

  • Acadiana Legal Services Corporation
    www.la-law.org
    Based in Lafayette, Telephone 337-237-4320, 800-256-1175 (parishes of Acadia, Allen, Avoyelles, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, Evangeline, Iberia, Jefferson Davis, Lafayette, Rapides, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary, Vermilion).

  • Legal Services of North Louisiana
    www.lsnl.org
    Based in Shreveport, with offices in Monroe and Natchitoches. Telephone 318-222-7186, 800-826-9265 (parishes of Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Caldwell, Claiborne, East Carroll, Franklin, Jackson, Lincoln, Madison, Morehouse, Ouachita, Richland, Tensas, Union, West Carroll, Webster).

  • New Orleans Legal Assistance
    www.nolac.org
    (an office of Southeast Louisiana Legal Services) Telephone 504-529-1000, 877-521-6242.

  • Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
    www.slls.org
    Based in Hammond, with offices in Covington, Marrero, and New Orleans. Telephone 985-345-2130, 800-349-0886 (parishes of Jefferson, Livingston, Plaquemines, Orleans, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. Helena, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Washington).

More free and low-cost legal aid programs can be found on-line, at www.lawhelp.org/LA.

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