Mississippi’s unemployment rate in March 2018 was 4.5%, tying the rate last month in February as the lowest level of unemployment ever recorded in Mississippi. The March rate is eight-tenths of a percentage point lower than a year ago in March 2017, when the rate... Read More.
For Second Month in a Row Unemployment Rate Falls to Historic Low and Number of Jobs Rises to Historic High. This is the latest information announced today by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security. Mississippi’s unemployment rate fell in February 2018 to 4.5%, which is... Read More.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi employers added workers in August, with payrolls rising for the second straight month, while the unemployment rate was flat. Used by many economists as their top labor market indicator, Mississippi payrolls increased by 3,000 to 1.15 million. That's... Read More.