Leakesville Unemployment Office

Find Leakesville Mississippi unemployment offices, including state, federal, and department of labor offices. Unemployment offices provide information on unemployment eligibility and status, compensation, and filing weekly unemployment claims or benefits.


Mobile Career Center 515 Springhill Plaza Court Mobile AL 36608 40.3 miles from Leakesville 251-461-4146


Jackson Career Center 3090 U.s. 43 Jackson AL 36545 47.1 miles from Leakesville 251-246-2453

Bay Minette Career Center 201 Faulkner Drive Bay Minette AL 36507 50.4 miles from Leakesville 251-937-4161

About Leakesville Unemployment Offices

Leakesville Unemployment Offices are branch locations of the Mississippi State agency responsible for administering the state's unemployment insurance and unemployment compensation programs in Leakesville, MS. Leakesville unemployment benefits are temporary monetary payments made to individuals who have lost their jobs, usually due to layoffs.

You may contact the Unemployment Office for questions about:
  • Applying/Filing for Leakesville unemployment benefits
  • Making an unemployment insurance claim
  • Collecting and receiving benefits
  • Mississippi unemployment eligibility
  • Amount and duration for claiming benefits
Leakesville Unemployment

Leakesville Unemployment Offices may be referred to as the Leakesville Office of Unemployment Compensation, the Leakesville Office of Unemployment Insurance, or a similar name. Unemployment Offices are organized by the Mississippi Department of Labor. In many cases, the Office may be consolidated in the same agency responsible for workforce development. These agencies are usually located in several field offices or regional offices throughout MS.

Unemployment Eligibility

In order to receive Leakesville Unemployment benefits, a worker must meet eligibility requirements, have a recent earnings history and must be actively seeking to find employment. The self-employed and individuals who are unable to work, or those who were fired or dismissed from their job, quit their job, or have turned down opportunities to work, are generally ineligible for unemployment benefits in Mississippi.

Unemployment Insurance Benefits

Leakesville Unemployment benefits are calculated to replace a percentage of the recipient's previous earnings, up to a maximum weekly amount. The maximum benefit may be determined, in part, on whether the recipient has dependents. The duration individuals may collect benefits for in is usually up to 26 weeks, though in some circumstances, such as a prolonged or severe economic downturn, the benefits may be extended.

Filing for Unemployment in Leakesville

Leakesville Unemployment Offices receive applications from individuals filing claims for collecting unemployment benefits. In addition to reviewing an individual's application materials, an interview with the applicant may also be conducted. Leakesville Unemployment benefits specialists will determine eligibility for benefits based on the individual's earnings history, the cause or circumstances around the individual's unemployment, and other factors.

Unemployment Appeal

Leakesville Unemployment Offices verify information with employers and conduct hearings processes in cases where applicants have filed appeals after having been denied benefits. Unemployment Offices also calculate Mississippi Unemployment benefits amounts and monitor compliance with any applicable job search or job training requirements.


Unemployment Offices near Leakesville