Does This Law Apply to My Organization in Louisiana?

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Author: XpertHR Editorial Team

Below are some of the most significant employment-related Louisiana laws applying to private employers and which employers must comply with each law. Be aware that there are other laws an employer might need to follow that are not listed here.

Law* Covered Employers**
Final Paycheck Law All employers
Louisiana Binding Arbitration Law Private employers
Louisiana Electronic Surveillance Act All employers
Louisiana Employment Discrimination Law (LEDL) Employers with 20 or more employees (26 or more employees for some provisions)
Louisiana Employment Security Law All employers
Louisiana Mediation Act Private employers
Louisiana Pregnancy Disability Leave Act Employers with more than 25 employees
Louisiana School and Day Care Conference and Activities Leave Act All employers
Louisiana Smokefree Air Act All employers
Louisiana Uniform Trade Secrets Act All employers
Louisiana Workers' Compensation Act All employers
Military Service Relief Act All employers
Personal Online Account Privacy Protection Act All employers

*Laws link to primary coverage on; the law may be addressed in other places on as well.

**Where "All employers" is listed, there may still be limited exceptions, such as agricultural employers or employers that employ only family members.