COVID-19 UI Assistance


Resources and Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19

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Mississippi Grad Jobs

Mississippi Grad Jobs

Connecting Mississippi college graduates with Mississippi employers

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Tax Filing Requirement

Tax Filing Requirement

Effective 1-1-2019 – MDES will require electronic filing of all state unemployment quarterly tax reports and payments. This applies to all Tax and Wage reports

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WIN Job Center Locations

WIN Job Center lobbies are currently closed to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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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.