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Sep 04 2012

Disaster Unemployment Assistance Available for Four Counties in Mississippi

Individuals in Hancock, Harrison, Jackson and Pearl River Counties in Mississippi, who were unable to work because of Hurricane Isaac may apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA), the Mississippi Department of Employment Security (MDES) announced t… Read More.

May 14 2012

MEDIA ADVISORY Technical Difficulties Resolved

The Mississippi Department of Employment Security has resolved technical difficulties that occurred over the weekend to some of its on-line service. People who experienced problems should try again. Read More.

May 04 2012

MEDIA ADVISORY Yazoo County Area Job Fair

The Governor’s Job Fair Network will host the Yazoo County Area Job Fair on May 8, 2012, at the Yazoo City National Guard Armory. The expo is free and open to the public. Read More.

Apr 06 2012

MEDIA ADVISORY: Spring Southern Region Military & Civilian Job Fair

The Governor’s Job Fair Network will host the Spring Southern Region Military & Civilian Job Fair on April 10, 2012 at the Mississippi Gulf Coast Coliseum & Convention Center in Biloxi. The expo is free and open to the public. Read More.

Jan 10 2012

WIN Job Centers Servicing the Business Community

The Mississippi Department of Employment Security has announced plans to launch a campaign to educate the state’s businesses about the free services available to them through its network of WIN Job Centers. Read More.

Nov 04 2011

MDES Toyota Applications Top 41,000

The Mississippi Department of Employment Security has collected more than 41,000 applications for Toyota’s plant near Tupelo. Toyota attracted applications from all 82 Mississippi counties, 44 other states and Puerto Rico. The plant is expected to employ … Read More.