Independence Day Closures

The LWC headquarters in Baton Rouge and all local offices will be closed Monday, July 4, for Independence Day. Our self-service tools (HiRE and 1-866-783-5567) are available 24/7 to file unemployment insurance claims. We will return to normal business hours on Tuesday, July 5. In addition to the Monday closure, local Business and Career Solutions Centers in the following parishes will close early on Friday, July 1: Bossier, Webster, Lincoln, Nachitoches, Bienville, Claiborne, DeSoto, Red River, Sabine at 12:00 p.m.; East Baton Rouge at 1:00 p.m. and Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Tammany at 3:30 p.m.

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