JACKSON, Miss. (Press Release) — The Mississippi Department of Employment Security (MDES) announced today that anyone temporarily or permanently unemployed as a result of this week’s storms may apply for Unemployment Insurance benefits on the agency’s website, at mdes.ms.gov. Each claim will be verified using regular processes to determine individual eligibility.
All WIN Job Centers are open and computers are available for individuals to use for filing UI claims and searching for jobs.
Information about MDES programs and services is available 24 hours a day on the agency website at mdes.ms.gov, or during business hours at 888-844-3577.