Unemployment Compensation

Effective Date: 06/01/95


To provide compensation to employees who are affected by a temporary reduction in force or ex-employees who terminate their employment under certain conditions as defined by law.


Employees who are placed on layoff status due to manpower, seasonal or contractual adjustment or whose employment is terminated for reasons as defined by law, are covered by the Employment Security Law of Louisiana.

Eligibility, waiting periods, rate of compensation and the duration of compensation payments are fixed by law. Compensation varies according to the time worked, the number of weeks employed, the eligibility period, the cause of termination, availability for re-employment and many other conditions.

Centenary College bears the cost of this program on behalf of its employees.

Last updated 20 July 2000