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Employer Liability: Mississippi

Employer Liability requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Author: Susan Borowski


  • Mississippi does not regulate labor relations in the private sector, and has few laws regulating the public sector, but does assess penalties for violating the state's Right to Work law. See Penalty for Violating Right to Work.
  • Mississippi assesses general liability to public officers who fail to perform the legal duties of their jobs. See Failure to Perform Duty.
  • School boards and school administrators face penalties for violating the state's law regarding teacher strikes. See Liability for Teacher Strikes.