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Work search will be required after expiration of waiver

Mississippi Dept. of Employment Security announces the Work Search temporary waiver has expired and individuals currently receiving unemployment benefits are required to meet work search requirements.
Individuals must make an active search for full-time work in order to receive unemployment insurance benefits, Self-employed individuals and individuals who receive 1099s who are filing for benefits must also meet the requirements to remain eligible.
Requirements are:
•You must be registered for work with MDES Employment Services (Mississippi Works).
•You must contact three employers each week to apply for full time work (35 hours or more).
•An actual application must be completed with at least one of the three employer contacts

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