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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.

Oct 02 2012

Five More Mississippi Counties Eligible for Hurricane Isaac Disaster Unemployment Assistance

The Mississippi Department of Employment Security has begun accepting applications for Disaster Unemployment Assistance from people living or working in five additional counties that have received a federal disaster declaration because of damages from Hurr… Read More.