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News from August 2020

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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.