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Mississippi Department of Employment Security
Office of the Governor
1235 Echelon Parkway
P.O. Box 1699
Jackson, MS 39215-1699



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Unemployment Insurance

MDES now offers online filing. File your unemployment claim online here: 601-855-3133 or 1-888-844-3577 is the number you can call to file your unemployment claim by telephone or to call if you have questions about your existing claim. Our call center is open to assist you with your unemployment needs Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

601-855-3133 or 1-888-844-3577

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Labor Market Information

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Equal Opportunity Department

For general questions or comments regarding equal opportunity laws and regulations:


Employment Services

Provides help for businesses and potential employees through a variety of employment, training and business services. For questions, contact us at:

Work Opportunities Tax Credit program for Businesses:
Telephone - 601-321-6013

Global Trade Adjustment Assistance for businesses and workers facing layoffs due to foreign competition:
Telephone – 601-321-6424

Rapid Response services and resources for employers and workers affected by business closure or layoff:
Telephone 1-800-762-2781

Veteran Services:
Telephone – 601-321-6512

Foreign Labor certification:
Telephone – 601-321-6030

Employment and Training programs:
Telephone – 601-321-5431


For Press, Radio, TV, and Print Media Requests

For press, radio, tv and print media questions concerning MDES:
Phone - 601-321-6510
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Department of Labor

Mississippi follows the Department of Labor federal regulations for Child Labor, Overtime, Employer Rights, Labor Laws, and Minimum Wage. For additional information contact:

Department of Labor
McCoy Federal Building
100 West Capitol Street
Ste. 608, Jackson, MS 39269