|Applications for US jobless aid jump to 313,000
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits jumped last week, pushing total applications above 300,000 for the first time in nearly three months.
|What Are the Odds? (Part 3)
The closings of four Atlantic City casinos left those who have worked their entire lives in casinos without a job. Video
|Bill to Drug Test Welfare Recipients is on the Governor's Desk
Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant is set to sign a bill that will allow drug screenings for welfare recipients. Video
|Job Fair to be Held at the MS Coast Coliseum & Convention Center
There is a Job Fair coming to town. Get ready to put your resume to good use. Whether you are a veteran, transitioning military, student, recent graduate, or someone just looking for employment, you are welcome.
|Mississippi Unemployment Hits Record Low
Mississippi's unemployment rate hit a record low this year, since the financial crisis in 2008, now at 7.5%.
|Young Veterans Face Struggles w/ Depression & Unemployment
It’s important to remember the aging veterans of wars and conflicts now far in the past, but it’s also important to be aware of the struggles young veterans face on a daily basis. Video
|Mississippi’s Unemployment Rate Falls to Lowest Level Since November 2008
Bureau of Labor Statistics (B.L.S.) figures released today by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security show that Mississippi’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for January 2014 was 7.5%—the lowest the state has seen since November 2008, when the rate was also 7.5%.
|Wicker: Unemployment Still a Top Concern
Five years after Obama’s failed stimulus Republicans offer job-creating ideas without more spending.