Contact Us

Contact Us


Mississippi Department of Employment Security
Office of the Governor
1235 Echelon Parkway
P.O. Box 1699
Jackson, MS 39215-1699
601-321-6000

We'd like to hear from you. Send your general questions or comments about MDES, your WIN Job Centers in Mississippi or any of our services to comments@mdes.ms.gov.  For more specific requests, please see below.

Unemployment Insurance
MDES now offers online filing. File your unemployment claim online here: 601-855-3133 or 1-888-844-3577 is the number you can call to file your unemployment claim by telephone or to call if you have questions about your existing claim. Our call center is open to assist you with your unemployment needs Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

For questions regarding Unemployment Benefits:
benefitpay@mdes.ms.gov

For questions regarding Unemployment Tax:
tax@mdes.ms.gov

For questions regarding Unemployment Benefits Overpayments:
bpc@mdes.ms.gov

For questions regarding Appeals:
appeals@mdes.ms.gov

For general questions or comments related to Unemployment Insurance:
uitech@mdes.ms.gov

 

Labor Market Information


For general questions or comments concerning labor market information:
lmi-info@mdes.ms.gov

If you have a specific LMI program question, please select here to view LMI programs associated e-mail contacts.

 

Equal Opportunity Department


For general questions or comments regarding equal opportunity laws and regulations:
eo@mdes.ms.gov

 

Employment Services

Provides help for businesses and potential employees through a variety of employment, training and business services. For questions, contact us at:

Work Opportunities Tax Credit program for Businesses:
Telephone - 601-321-6084
wod@mdes.ms.gov

Global Trade Adjustment Assistance for businesses and workers facing layoffs due to foreign competition:
Telephone – 601-321-6052
wod@mdes.ms.gov

Rapid Response services and resources for employers and workers affected by business closure or layoff:
Telephone 1-800-762-2781
wod@mdes.ms.gov

Veteran Services:
Telephone – 601-321-6512
veterans@mdes.ms.gov

Foreign Labor certification:
Telephone – 601-321-6104
wod@mdes.ms.gov

Employment and Training programs:
Telephone – 601-321-5431
oco@mdes.ms.gov

 

Media Requests

For media questions concerning MDES:
Phone - 601-321-6526
communications@mdes.ms.gov

 

Department of Labor

Mississippi follows the Department of Labor federal regulations for Child Labor, Overtime, Employer Rights, Labor Laws, and Minimum Wage. For additional information contact:

Department of Labor
McCoy Federal Building
100 West Capitol Street
Ste. 608, Jackson, MS 39269
1-866-487-9243
www.dol.gov