News from April 2020

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Apr 23 2020

Disaster Unemployment Assistance Available for Three Counties in Mississippi

Individuals in Jones, Covington, and Jefferson Davis Counties in Mississippi, who were unable to work because of the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding may apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA), the Mississippi Departmen… Read More.

Apr 21 2020

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Available for the State of Mississippi

Individuals residing in Mississippi, who were unable to work because of the COVID-19 public health emergency may apply for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA), the Mississippi Department of Employment Security (MDES) announced today, April 21, 2020. Read More.

Apr 10 2020

Among the 1st in the Nation to pay claimants Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation

Today Mississippians eligible under the Unemployment Insurance (UI) program will begin seeing the $600 stimulus funding deposited on either their debit cards or into their bank accounts, announced today by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security,… Read More.