|Unemployment rates rise in 24 US states in August
Unemployment rates rose in nearly half of U.S. states in August, even as employers in two-thirds of the states added jobs.
|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.
|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
|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%.
|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%.
|Climb Community Development Center Seeks to Help Youth
Nearly one out of five young Americans are not working or going to school. Video
|Visually Impaired Americans Struggle to Find Full-Time Jobs
Despite advances in technology that help the visually impaired in the workplace, many blind Americans struggle to find employment. Video
|Wicker: Unemployment Still a Top Concern
Five years after Obama’s failed stimulus Republicans offer job-creating ideas without more spending.