Economic Opportunity

April 29, 2020

Covid 19: SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH: Economic Opportunity

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April 28, 2020

Sick days makes for a healthier Louisiana

Nearly half of Louisiana workers lack access to paid sick days. And, low wage workers are two and three times less likely to have access to paid sick days than higher wage workers. This means those who struggle the most to make ends meet routinely face an excruciating choice between caring for themselves and their families when they get sick or keeping their job.Read more...

April 9, 2020

Louisiana leaders urge Gov. Edwards to expand state’s unemployment insurance program

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April 9, 2020

We want to hear from you!

The Louisiana Budget Project wants to know about the experiences of Louisiana workers who are trying to apply for unemployment insurance benefits to better inform our advocacy. Complete our survey.… Read more...