If you are experiencing difficulty filing your Unemployment Insurance claim, contact your local WIN Job Center for assistance.
We are currently experiencing longer wait times for our contact centers. A claim may be filed online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
If your employment has been impacted by COVID-19, file a claim online.
Individuals seeking housing assistance who have filed a claim for unemployment can view and download unemployment and wage data through the MDES website.
The Mississippi Census happens every 10 years. For every adult and every child that is not counted, our state will lose over $5,000 in federal dollars every year.
You can complete your weekly certifications for unemployment insurance payments as early as Sunday each week using our free MDES app… or our website.
MSWorks is the mobile gateway to all of the Mississippi Works and MDES online services.
Eligible unemployed individuals may be able to start their own business.
Report fraud connected with filing unemployment benefits claims, including someone using the confidential information of you or one of your workers.
MDES now offers the option of Bulk Filing to its customers who file quarterly Tax and Wage Reports for multiple clients.
Employers and taxpayers of Mississippi will benefit from the New Hire program by reducing overpayments of unemployment compensation, by detecting and preventing benefit payments to workers who have returned to work, and more…
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.
MDES offers employers many helpful services--posting jobs, recruitment, help with unemployment taxes and more.
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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Effective 1-1-2019 – MDES will require electronic filing of all state unemployment quarterly tax reports and payments. This applies to all Tax and Wage reports
WIN Job Centers are conveniently located throughout the state. Find the center nearest you, business hours and services offered.
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.GET HELP
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.FILE TODAY