• Scheduled Maintenance

    Some of our online unemployment and tax services will be unavailable while we perform scheduled maintenance starting at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, October 1. We expect all systems to be available by 8:30 p.m.​​

    About Employer ServicesAbout UI Claims

  • Help Keep Your Tax Rates Low

    Help keep your tax rates low by using Sides E-Response... a fast, free, and secure way for employers to respond to requests for separation information online.

    More InformationVisit uisides.org

  • Governor’s Job Fair Network

    If you’re looking for a job, be sure to attend the upcoming event near you. Click below for more information.

    Mid-South Area Job Fair 10/7/2014More Job Fairs

  • Replacement Debit Cards To Be Issued

    Compromise of Home Depot payment card system could affect their shoppers who used credit or debit cards between April and September 2014. This includes some MS EPPICards which will be replaced by Xerox.

    More InformationOnline Unemployment Services

  • Self-Employment Assistance Program

    Eligible unemployed individuals may be able to start their own business.

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  • Reduce Your UI Contribution Rate?

    Attention Employers: To receive a modified rate for Tax Year 2015, you must verify that all unemployment tax and wage reports are filed by September 30, 2014, for the qualifying period (7-1-11 to 6-30-14).

    More InformationFile or Pay Unemployment Tax

  • Helping Mississippi’s employers

    MDES offers employers many helpful services--posting jobs, recruitment, help with unemployment taxes and more.

    Post Job OpeningsFile and/or Pay Unemployment Tax

  • The MSWorks Mobile App is Now Available

    MSWorks is the mobile gateway to all of the Mississippi Works and MDES online services.

    Get it on Google PlayDownload on the App Store

  • Online Quick Start

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    Take a look at our job search ideas, interview tips and suggestions on how to dress for success before you begin your job search.

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  • Former Harrah’s Tunica Employees

    Were you laid off by Harrah’s Tunica when the facility closed? If you were, contact us for more information on how we can help...

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Mississippi Grad Jobs

Connecting Mississippi college graduates with Mississippi employers

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Mississippi veterans possess the skills, training and character needed by businesses to be competitive in today's economy.

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Find a WIN Job Center Near You.

WIN Job Center Locations

WIN Job Centers are conveniently located throughout the state. Find the center nearest you, business hours and services offered.

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  • Superintendent is needed with a company located in Taylorsville. Apply at http://t.co/XsPDxtTz5c or your local WIN Job Center.
  • RN -Emergency Department is needed located in Gulfport. Apply at http://t.co/Tc51Ki7g1N or your local WIN Job Center.
  • Superintendent is needed with a company located in Taylorsville. Apply at http://t.co/GwGhMmXiAi or your local WIN Job Center.
  • RN -Emergency Department is needed located in Gulfport. Apply at http://t.co/UbtYdjVYtS or your local WIN Job Center.
  • Researcher is needed with a medical center located in Jackson. Apply at http://t.co/Fw0tNneYGv or your local WIN Job Center.

I just lost my job. What now?

It's overwhelming, we know. But you've come to the right place. MDES will take you through the simple, easy step-by-step process of filing for unemployment and finding a new job.


How do I file for unemployment?

This is step one—the start to a new future for yourself. To file a claim to receive your unemployment benefits, register online with MDES. We'll help you all along the way.