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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.

Jul 28 2020

Some Mississippians May Be Eligible for the Extended Benefits Program

Today, the Mississippi Department of Employment Security (MDES) announced a listing of qualifying factors to determine eligibility for the Extended Benefits (EB) program, including an explanation on when the Extended Benefits are payable. Read More.

Jul 14 2020

Apprenticeship Grant Awarded to Mississippi

The U.S. Department of Labor (US-DOL) has announced an award of $3,450,000 in grant funding to expand registered apprenticeships in Mississippi. Read More.

Jul 02 2020

MDES Helps Mississippi Employers ReStart MS

Employers in Mississippi will have help in getting their employees back to work, thanks to a new online reporting system called ReStart MS. Read More.

May 11 2020

Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) Available for Six Additional Counties in Mississippi

Individuals in Clarke, Grenada, Jasper, Lawrence, Panola and Walthall 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 Miss… Read More.