• MDES offices will be closed Thanksgiving

    Our offices will be closed on Thursday, November 27 and Friday, November 28, 2014. Many services may still be accessed 24 hours a day, seven days a week on the Internet.

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  • Federal Bank Holiday

    Thanksgiving Day on Thursday, November 27, is a federal holiday and banks will be closed. Unemployment payments that would have been paid Thursday, will be paid Friday, November 28.​

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  • Help Keep Your Tax Rates Low

    Help keep your tax rates low by using Sides E-Response... a fast, free, and secure way for employers to respond to requests for separation information online.

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  • Worksearch Requirements

    An individual must make an active search for full-time work in order to receive unemployment insurance benefits.

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  • Replacement Debit Cards To Be Issued

    Compromise of Home Depot payment card system could affect their shoppers who used credit or debit cards between April and September 2014. This includes some MS EPPICards which will be replaced by Xerox.

    More InformationOnline Unemployment Services

  • Governor’s Job Fair Network

    If you’re looking for a job, be sure to attend the upcoming event near you. Click below for more information.

    Pike County 12/4/2014More Job Fairs

  • Self-Employment Assistance Program

    Eligible unemployed individuals may be able to start their own business.

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  • Helping Mississippi’s employers

    MDES offers employers many helpful services--posting jobs, recruitment, help with unemployment taxes and more.

    Post Job OpeningsFile and/or Pay Unemployment Tax

  • The MSWorks Mobile App is Now Available

    MSWorks is the mobile gateway to all of the Mississippi Works and MDES online services.

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  • Online Quick Start

    Get where you need to go on our site fast.

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    Take a look at our job search ideas, interview tips and suggestions on how to dress for success before you begin your job search.

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WIN Job Center Locations

WIN Job Centers are conveniently located throughout the state. Find the center nearest you, business hours and services offered.

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  • MDES is hiring a Personnel Officer V, http://t.co/S7cuitNgXa , deadline to apply is TODAY.

I just lost my job. What now?

It's overwhelming, we know. But you've come to the right place. MDES will take you through the simple, easy step-by-step process of filing for unemployment and finding a new job.


How do I file for unemployment?

This is step one—the start to a new future for yourself. To file a claim to receive your unemployment benefits, register online with MDES. We'll help you all along the way.