The Mississippi Department of Employment Security announced Tuesday 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. A link is provided.
Officials say 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 or during business hours at 888-844-3577.