News from 2017

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Sep 12 2017

Cloud Based Technology, 1st in the Country for Unemployment Insurance

“ReEmployUSA, a consortium of Mississippi, Rhode Island, Maine, and Connecticut deployed the country’s first multi-tenant unemployment insurance system on the cloud, Thursday, August 30, 2017,” announced Mark Henry, Executive Director of the Mississippi De… Read More.

Sep 15 2017

Mississippi’s Employment Situation – Latest Edition

Number of Jobs Remains Steady but Unemployment Rate Rises. Read More.

Aug 18 2017

Mississippi’s Employment Situation

July Jobs Number Highest Since May 2008. Read More.

Jul 26 2017

Job Fair to feature an abundant category of employers

More categories of employers than ever have signed up for The Mid-South Area Job Fair in Southaven MS, set for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, August 10. Read More.

Jul 21 2017

Jun 21 2017

Mississippi Receives $2.7 Million to Improve Workforce Data

The Mississippi Department of Employment Security (MDES) won $2.7 Million from the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) for an innovative initiative to provide policy makers with real-time data concerning workforce development in our state. Read More.

Jun 16 2017

Mississippi’s Employment Situation

Unemployment Rate Falls To Record Low. Read More.

May 19 2017

Mississippi’s Employment Situation

Unemployment Rate Falls To Lowest Level Since 1976. Read More.

Apr 21 2017

Mississippi’s Employment Situation

Unemployment Rate Falls To Lowest Level In More Than 16 Years. Read More.

Mar 24 2017

Mississippi's Employment Situation

Unemployment Rate Falls To Lowest Level In More Than 15 Years. Read More.

Mar 08 2017

Mississippi's Employment Situation

Unemployment Unemployment Rate At Lowest Level In More Than 13 Years. Read More.

Jan 26 2017

Disaster Unemployment Assistance Available for Four Counties in Mississippi

Individuals in Forrest, Lamar, Lauderdale and Perry 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... Read More.

Jan 24 2017

Mississippi's Employment Situation

Unemployment Rate Falls Again – Lowest Unemployment in More Than 12 Years. Read More.