• Due to Passage of Senate Bill 2958

    on March 31, 2014, unemployment tax rates for 2014 are being amended, a process expected to be completed no later than Friday, April 4, 2014. Employers who pay their quarterly taxes prior to this date will be issued a memo for any adjustment based on the amended tax rate.

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  • Scheduled Maintenance

    Some of our online unemployment and tax services will be unavailable while we perform scheduled maintenance starting at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, April 17th. We expect all systems to be available by 9:30 p.m.

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  • Helping Mississippi’s employers

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

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  • The MSWorks Mobile App is Now Available

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

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  • Featured Employer

    MDES is accepting applications for jobs at Yokohama Tire Corporation’s facility in West Point, Mississippi, which is set to open in October 2015 and manufacture one million commercial tires annually.

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  • Report It or Repay It

    No paycheck this week, but you worked? Unemployment Insurance overpayments can be prevented. Always report what you have earned.

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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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  • No fee to apply for any jobs

    There is no fee to apply for any job listed through MDES. If you are referred to a job and are asked to pay a fee, DO NOT PAY the fee and contact your nearest WIN Job Center immediately.

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  • From unemployed to self-employed

    Eligible unemployed individuals may be able to start their own business. Mississippi receives grant to help unemployed become self-employed.

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Mississippi Grad Jobs

Mississippi Grad Jobs

Connecting Mississippi college graduates with Mississippi employers

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Changes to our Website

Changes to our Website

Over the next few weeks you will notice changes to our website.

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Hire Heroes

A Pledge to Hire Heroes

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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  • Safety Manager is needed with a manufacturer company in New Agusta - #95714. Apply at http://t.co/uMD2L8FfFi or your local WIN Job Center.
  • Safety Manager is needed with a manufacturer company in New Agusta - #95714. Apply at http://t.co/24d9E5jt2T or your local WIN Job Center.
  • Senior Analyst is needed with an company located in Canton - #96188. Apply at http://t.co/uMD2L8FfFi or your local WIN Job Center.
  • Job opening for a System Administrator with a company in Starkville - #95853. Apply at http://t.co/24d9E5jt2T or your local WIN Job Center
  • General Manager is needed with a company located in Sumrall - #96015. Apply at http://t.co/uMD2L8FfFi 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.