Welcome to the Jobcase resource center for unemployment in Missouri. If you are here, you are probably trying to figure out your unemployment benefits to keep you afloat during this challenging time. Applying for unemployment benefits can be complicated, so we put together these resources to help you navigate.
The Missouri Department of Labor & Industrial Relations runs the state’s Unemployment Insurance (UI) program.
Coronavirus Update: Missouri is keeping a list of frequently asked questions for businesses and workers available at this link.
The fastest way to file a claim is online. Log in or create a UInteract account here. To file a claim online, you must create an account on the UInteract portal.
You can also file for unemployment benefits or get help with your application by calling the Department of Labor. The number you call depends on your location:
To apply for unemployment, you need to provide information including:
After you file the unemployment claim, you will need to submit a weekly request for payment. This can also be done either online or by calling the phone numbers listed above.
Here’s a video showing how to apply online. The MODept Labor Youtube account has several more helpful videos and tutorials to help you navigate the website.
Good luck, we're here to help! Information is changing quickly. Please consult the state's applicable website provided above to be sure the information is valid.