What is the WIN Center?
NEMCC WIN Job Center/WIOA staff provide a wide array of services including employment support, education, training, human services and economic development. WIN is the Workforce Investment Network in Mississippi designed to provide convenient one-stop support for job seekers and employers.
How can I get in touch with unemployment in Mississippi?
Claimants should call: 601-493-9427 or 601-326-1119 for the following services.
- To file unemployment claims,
- Ask questions about existing claims,
- Password reset assistance, and.
- How to file weekly certifications.
Will I get back pay for unemployment in MS?
A: If Mississippi is approved to participate in the program, eligible individuals should expect to receive payments within four weeks after the state is approved to participate in the program. Benefits will be paid retroactively for any back weeks determined eligible.
How do I contact Mdes?
If you need further assistance, please call the MDES Contact Center at 601-493-9427.
What is the Mississippi pandemic Unemployment Assistance Program?
PUA is intended to provide assistance to persons unemployed or working reduced hours due to COVID-19 and are not eligible for regular unemployment benefits. If you have filed and been denied for regular unemployment since off work due to COVID-19, you do not have to file a new claim.
Will Mississippi get the $300 unemployment?
Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves announced May 10 that Mississippi will opt out of the $300-a-week federal supplement starting June 12 for people who lost their jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as other programs that offered extended support for the unemployed.
Did MS extend unemployment benefits?
Mississippi follows in the path of Alabama, Arkansas, Montana and South Carolina, who have also opted out of the additional benefits. Reeves stated that these benefits may have been necessary in May of last year, but that they are no longer necessary now. The additional benefits will end on June 12, 2021.
Is Mississippi getting the 300 unemployment?
Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves announced May 10 that Mississippi will opt out of the $300-a-week federal supplement for people who lost their jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as other programs that offered extended support for the unemployed.