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Process of Termination: Louisiana

This item is part of Process of Termination: Federal

Authors: Elizabeth A. Roussel, Adams and Reese LLP and XpertHR Editorial Team

Summary

  • Louisiana does not have a specific definition of cause for terminating an employment contract, but prematurely terminating an employment contract without cause may expose employers to damages. See Terminations With and Without Cause.
  • Private employers may set COVID-19 vaccine mandates, including termination as a potential consequence, without violating the employment-at-will doctrine. See COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate Requirements.