Involuntary Terminations: Louisiana
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Elizabeth A. Roussel, Adams and Reese LLP
- Louisiana does not have a specific definition of cause for terminating an employment contract, however, premature termination of an employment contract without cause may expose the employer to damages. See Terminations With and Without Cause.
- Louisiana provides statutory protection for whistleblowers, but the whistleblowers may need to prove that the employer actually violated the law to be protected by the statute. See Louisiana Whistleblower Law.
- Louisiana law provides for a layer of protection between franchisors and franchisees in most situations. See Protection for Franchisors.