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Nov 09 2020

MDES Phone Numbers Change in Contact Center to Better Serve Mississippians

Today, the Mississippi Department of Employment Security announced a change in phone numbers for their Contact Center in an effort to streamline services for Mississippians requiring assistance with Unemployment Insurance Assistance. Read More.

Sep 04 2020

Mid-South Drive-Thru Job Fair Announced

Today, the Mississippi Department of Employment Security on behalf of the Southaven Chamber of Commerce announced that a Mid-South Drive-Thru Job Fair in Southaven, MS is set for 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, September 29. Read More.

Aug 25 2020

Mississippi Approved for Lost Wages Assistance Program for Unemployed Mississippians

Today Governor Tate Reeves and the Mississippi Department of Employment Security (MDES) announced that Mississippi’s application for a Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA) grant under the Lost Wages Assistance Program (LWA) has been approved. Read More.

Aug 20 2020

Governor Reeves & MDES Launch of Lost Wages Assistance Program for Unemployed Mississippians

Today Governor Tate Reeves and the Mississippi Department of Employment Security (MDES) announced that Mississippi will apply for an additional $300 of benefits a week from the Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) program. Read More.

Aug 06 2020

Work Search Requirement Notice

Today, the Mississippi Department of Employment Security (MDES) announced the Work Search temporary waiver under the Executive Order No. 1510 will expire as of August 08, 2020. Read More.

Jul 30 2020

Some Mississippians May Be Eligible For Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC)

Today, the Mississippi Department of Employment Security (MDES) announced that beginning the week of July 27, 2020 notification letters were mailed to claimants who are potentially eligible, instructing them how to file for the Pandemic Emergency Unemploym… Read More.