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Mississippi Unemployment Benefit Eligibility Requirements

Eligibility_RequirementsRequirements to file for Mississippi Unemployment Benefit

  1. You should be prepared to provide the following information:
  2. Your Social Security number,
  3. Your complete mailing address and phone number,
  4. The names, addresses, and phone numbers for all your employers in the last eighteen (18) months,
  5. The dates you worked and the reason you left each employer,
  6. Alien Registration number or Visa number, if you are not a U.S. Citizen
Mississippi Unemployment Insurance 
Unemployment Insurance is a program designed to ease the economic burden of unemployment by providing a temporary source of income for individuals who are unemployed through no fault of their own. Mississippi
 
Unemployment Benefit Benefit Year 
Mississippi Unemployment Benefit year is 52 consecutive weeks. It begins on the Sunday of the week in which your application for benefits is filed. If monetary eligibility requirements are met, your claim will remain in effect for one year. This does not mean you will receive benefits for a full year.
 
Mississippi Unemployment maximum weekly benefit
In Mississippi the maximum is $235.00 and the minimum is $30.00. read more




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  1. Please call or visit your local unemployment office for assistance. You can also visit your state unemployment office website, log on to your account and send an email to your benefit manager requesting assistance.

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Unemployment Office Tips:

Tips to help you when visiting your local Unemployment Office:

  • Show Up Early: Your local unemployment office can sometimes be crowded. You must understand that there are a lot of people currently looking for work. So you will find a lot of people filing for benefits.
  • Be prepared to wait: With lots of people at your local unemployment office, if you are late you will have to wait. The best way to avoid the long lines is to get to the office early.
  • Be prepared with your Documents: If you are applying for unemployment benefits be sure to take with you all necessary information such as a job release letter, date of last employment and name of the company.
  • Have a Cool Head: With lots of people at your local unemployment office waiting to be seen it’s easy to get frustrated and loose you cool. Remember that counselors are there to assist you. Keeping a cool head and being courteous will help speed the process along.

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