RS 23:1598     

§1598.  Wages earned but unpaid as basis for benefits payable

For the purposes of this Part, the administrator shall, in determining benefit rights of a claimant, treat wages earned as wages paid:

(1)  In those cases where the employer has failed to make payment thereof in accordance with his contract, regular practice, or custom; or

(2)  In those cases where the employee would have been eligible to receive benefits had wages been paid when earned.

Amended by Acts 1968, No. 41, §1; Acts 1985, No. 467, §1.