News from 2013

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Dec 18 2013

Emergency Unemployment Compensation Ending

The Mississippi Department of Employment Security today announced the Emergency Unemployment Compensation 2008, EUC08, program will end Dec. 28, 2013. Read More.

Sep 24 2013

Mississippi Receives Grant to Help Unemployed Become Self-Employed

Mississippi Receives Grant to Help Unemployed Become Self-employed Read More.

Sep 24 2013

Mississippi Efforts Recognized

Jalaluddin Wins Award at NASWA. Read More.

Mississippi Receives Grant to Improve Online Systems

Mississippi was awarded a $940,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Labor Read More.

Jul 29 2013

Local WIN Job Center Remains Open

The Mississippi Department of Employment Security announced today that the Newton WIN Job Center, previously scheduled to close, has been changed from a full-time center to a part-time one. Read More.

Jul 25 2013

Help for Laid-Off Workers of Leading Edge Aviation Services

MDES and the Mississippi Delta Local Workforce Investment Area will hold a Rapid Response meeting to provide assistance to laid-off workers Read More.

Jul 22 2013

Philadelphia WIN Job Center Opens in New Location

The Mississippi Department of Employment Security announced today that the Philadelphia WIN Job Center will open tomorrow, July 23, in its new location. Read More.

Jul 19 2013

Help for Laid-Off Workers of Newport Furniture

The Mississippi Department of Employment Security (MDES) and the Mississippi Partnership Workforce Investment Area will hold a Rapid Response meeting to assist workers laid off by Newport Furniture Read More.

Jul 01 2013

Two WIN Job Centers To Remain Open

The Mississippi Department of Employment Security announced today that the Iuka and Philadelphia WIN Job Centers will remain open for services effective July 1, 2013. Read More.

Jun 10 2013

Mississippi Set to Receive $692k in Workforce Investment Act Incentive Grant Awards

The U. S. Department of Labor, in collaboration with the U. S. Department of Education, announced that Mississippi is eligible to receive Workforce Investment Act. (WIA) incentive grant awards. Read More.

May 30 2013

Thirteen WIN Job Center Closing

Six full-time and seven part-time WIN Job Centers will stop providing services June 21 Read More.

May 21 2013

Help For Laid-Off Workers of Plumrose USA

The Mississippi Department of Employment Security and the Mississippi Partnership Local Workforce Investment Area will hold a Rapid Response meeting for laid-off Plumrose workers Read More.

Apr 04 2013

Military Veterans Job Fair

The Spring Southern Region Military & Civilian Job Fair geared specifically toward military veterans will be held April 9 Read More.

Mar 13 2013

More Mississippians Working in January than December

The Mississippi Department of Employment Security announced today that more Mississippians were employed in January 2013 than in December 2012 Read More.

Mar 08 2013

Military Veterans Job Fair

A job fair geared specifically toward military veterans and their spouses and dependents was held today at the Mississippi Agricultural & Forestry Museum Read More.

Mar 07 2013

Disaster Unemployment Assistance for Greene and Perry Counties

On March 4, 2013, two additional Mississippi counties were added to the President’s disaster declaration Read More.

Feb 20 2013

Disaster Unemployment Assistance Amended

The President has declared two additional counties eligible for individual assistance Read More.

Feb 15 2013

Disaster Unemployment Assistance Approved for Forrest and Lamar Counties

Individuals in Forrest and Lamar Counties in Mississippi, who were unable to work because of the recent Tornado may apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance Read More.

Feb 08 2013

Hire Heroes Legislation Passes

Legislature passes bills to help Mississippi Vets get jobs, read more Read More.

Feb 08 2013

$8 Million More Available for WET Fund

New bill provides a one-time $8 million for the WET Fund Read More.