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Louisiana Government Agencies

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1. Discrimination/Harassment

2. Safety & Health

3. Unemployment Insurance

4. Wage and Hour/Labor Standards Violations

5. Workers' Compensation

1. Discrimination/Harassment

For more information about filing a discrimination or harassment claim in Louisiana, see our page on filing a discrimination complaint: Louisiana

Discrimination/Harassment - State Agency

Louisiana Commission on Human Rights
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 94094
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70804-9004
Physical Address: 1001 N. 23rd St., Suite 262
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70802
Phone: (225) 342-6969
TDD: (888) 248-0859
Fax: (225) 342-2063
Web Address:

Agency Description/Mission: The Louisiana Commission on Human Rights (LCHR) operates under the auspices of LSA 51:2231 et seq., amended and 23:301 et seq., as amended. LCHR handles complaints of employment discrimination based on race, color, religion , sex, disability, age, sickle cell trait, pregnancy, child birth and related medical conditions.

Discrimination/Harassment - Local Offices of Federal Agency (EEOC)

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
New Orleans District Office

Hale Boggs Federal Building
500 Poydras Street, Suite 800
Phone: 1-800-669-4000
TTY: 504-589-2958

For more information about this agency, see the EEOC section of our page on federal agencies

2. Safety & Health (workplace health & safety complaints and information)

Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)
Baton Rouge Area Office

9100 Bluebonnet Centre Blvd, Suite 201
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70809
Phone: (225) 298-5458
Fax: (225) 298-5457

For more information about this agency, see the OSHA section of our page on federal agencies

3. Unemployment Insurance

Louisiana Department of Labor
Office of Regulatory Services

Physical Address: 1001 North 23rd Street
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 94094
Baton Rouge, LA 70804 - 9094
Phone: (225) 342-3111
Web Address:

Frequently Asked Questions
Benefit Rights Information Booklet
Worker's Claim Information

4. Wage and Hour/Labor Standards Violations

Wage and Hour/Labor Standards - State Agency

Louisiana has no state agency that enforces wage and hour laws; see the local DOL office(s) below.

Wage and Hour/Labor Standards - Local Offices of Federal Agency (DOL)

U.S. Department of Labor
ESA Wage & Hour Division
New Orleans District Office

F. Edward Hebert Building
600 South Maestri Place
Room 615
New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone: (504) 589-6171
Fax: (504) 589-4751

For more information about this agency, see the U.S. Department of Labor section of our page on federal agencies

5. Workers' Compensation (for job-related injuries or illness)

Louisiana Department of Labor
Office of Workers' Compensation Administration

P.O. Box 94040
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9040
Phone: (225) 342-7555
Fax: (225) 342-5665
Web Address:

Key Steps in Workers' Compensation for Injured Workers
Frequently Asked Questions From Injured Workers About Disputed Claims

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