Phone: 504.486.2192
COVID-19 Unemployment Assistance Portal
Updated On: Aug 06, 2020

New Orleans Film Society and I.A.T.S.E Local 478 created a seminar to help filmmakers navigate applying for Unemployment and utilizing the CARES Act for Louisiana. Please share this with your friends and fellow filmmakers!

Click Here to View the Seminar 

Louisiana Workforce Flyer

Click here to download a Guide to Filing Unemployment in Louisiana

Click Here for a step-by-step Guide on Filing your Weekly Unemployment Certification in Louisiana

Click here to download Unemployment Guidance for Mississippi and Alabama

Are there ISSUES with your unemployment filing? Read the UPDATES below to see if your question can be answered. 

If you have questions or trouble with filing for unemployment, please email with your questions, and try to include your Monetary Determination letter. Based on that form, we can answer a lot of your questions. 


Questions about Severance? View the video of Dawn answering commonly asked questions below!

Click Here to Read Dawn’s Unemployment Update Note

Update 8-5-20

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Update 7-24-20

Click Here Read "Filing Your Weekly Unemployment Claim Updated 7-24"

Update 7-2-20:

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Update 7-1-20: Unemployment Snags

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Update 6-2-20:

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Update 5-20-20:

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Update 5-8-20:

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Update 5/1/20:

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Update 4/28/20: 

Click here to read about Severance, Overpayment messages, and MS and AL updates

Update 4/20-4/24/20:

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Update 4/16/20:

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Update 4/15/20:  

Click Here to Read the Unemployment and Severance Update

Update 4/8/20:

Gov. Edwards says $600 a week unemployment payments to start Monday 4/13/20

Contact Info
IATSE Local 478
511 N. Hennessey St.
New Orleans, LA 70119
Officers and Staff

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