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What unemployment insurance benefits are available in Mississippi?

Mississippi offers unemployment insurance benefits to any worker who has lost their job through no fault of their own.

MS Unemployment Benefits - Maximum Weekly Payment

Mississippi's maximum weekly unemployment payment is $230.00, and the maximum amount of time unemployment compensation can be collected through the Mississippi Unemployment Office is 59 weeks.

Mississippi's maximum weekly unemployment pay is $193.65 less then the average maximum weekly unemployment payment of $423.65.

Claiming Unemployment Compensation in Mississippi

If you believe you are eligible to file for MS unemployment payments, you can submit an unemployment application with the Mississippi Unemployment Office by following the instructions on the MS Unemployment Claim Guide.

Latest Unemployment News Mississippi Unemployment Headlines
Recent news stories concerning the unemployment rate and unemployment compensation in MS

[Sat @ 4:07 am] Mississippi unemployment rate worst in nation - Hattiesburg American View Unemployment News Article
[Fri @ 5:00 pm] Mississippi has nation's highest unemployment rate at 7.9 percent - Mississippi Press (blog) View Unemployment News Article
[Fri @ 7:06 pm] Mississippi jobless rate rises to worst in nation - WTVA View Unemployment News Article
[Fri @ 2:28 pm] RI now tied with Mississippi for worst unemployment rate in nation - The Providence Journal View Unemployment News Article
[Fri @ 2:59 pm] Rhode Island's 7.9 percent unemployment rate tied with Mississippi for country ... - The Republic View Unemployment News Article
[Fri @ 12:05 pm] Unemployment up in county - Picayune Item View Unemployment News Article
[Tue @ 5:10 am] Workforce needs major improving - Natchez Democrat View Unemployment News Article
[Tue @ 11:42 pm] Fall River unemployment unchanged in June, third worst among Mass. cities - Wicked Local Fall River View Unemployment News Article
[Wed @ 8:42 pm] Miss. jobless rate rises in June - Jackson Clarion Ledger View Unemployment News Article
[Wed @ 9:09 pm] US needs fresh ideas for a new kind of unemployment - Jackson Clarion Ledger View Unemployment News Article
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