Missouri Career Center in Lexington, Missouri, is CLOSING on December 6, 2013. Job seekers and Employers can continue Full-service, One-Stop, Missouri Career Centers programs and services at any of the alternate locations shown .
Missouri Career Center – Lexington 802 State Route 13 Lexington, MO 64067-1516 phn: 660-259-4671 or (888)390-9927 Comprehensive One-Stop Career Centers File Unemployment benefit claim Find a Jobs Find Job Skills Workshops Get Training & Education Options Get a Skills Assessment using
How does MO determine my eligibility for unemployment insurance benefits?
To be eligible for MO UI benefits you must have:
Lost your job through no fault your own or
quit for a valid work related reason. Made at least $2,250; at least $1,500 during one calendar quarter, and at least $750 during the rest of the year.
Base period wages at least 1.5 times your highest quarter.
OR must make at least $19,500 during two of the four quarters. Must be able to work and available for full-time work.
What is the Maximum Unemployment Insurance benefit I can receive in MO?
The maximum weekly UI benefit you can receive in MO is $320 per week.
If Eligible you may receive up to 20 weeks maximum of benefits.
Your weekly benefit amount will be 4 percent of your two highest quarters in the
base period. You can calculate your benefits using
MO online UI benefit calculator. Benefits may be paid within 22 days after establishing a new claim.
What do I do if I Start working while getting MO UI benefits?
If you go back to work full-time, you must stop filing weekly requests for benefits.
If you are earning enough part-time you must stop claiming benefits.
Your claim will automatically close after 28 days.
How do I file my Unemployment Insurance claim in Missouri?
The quickest way to file your UI claim in MO visit Missouri
Online Unemployment system website, create your account and file your claim.
How will my Missouri UI benefits be paid?
Your UI benefits will be paid through:
Direct deposit via your Bank
OR a Money Network® Visa debit card.
If my claim for UI benefits is denied can I file an appeal?
Yes! If you disagree with your determination of benefit you can
file an appeal online with MO Department Of Labor and Relations.
While waiting on your appeal you must continue filing your weekly benefit request.
You will not receive UI benefits for any week not requested.
Its always best to participate in any appeal hearing.
If you do not file within your time limit, you may lose your right to appeal.
Does Missouri have A jobsite where I can Apply for Jobs while getting UI benefits?
Yes! you can create your account on jobs.mo.gov. Services available on MoJobs website:
File your UI claim
Find a Jobs
Find Job Skills Workshops
Get Training & Education Options
Get a Skills Assessment using
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Missouri Services Navigator
Trade Adjustment Assistance and Resources
How do I contact Missouri Department Of Labor regrading my UI Claim?
Regional Claims Center Claimants Contact: Click here to submit a request. Jefferson City 573-751-9040 Kansas City 816-889-3101 St. Louis 314-340-4950 Springfield 417-895-6851 Outside Local Calling Area 800-320-2519 Fax 573-751-9730 Appeals Division of Employment Security Appeals Tribunal P.O. Box 59 Jefferson City, MO 65104-0059 Phone 573-751-3913 General Fax 573-751-5620 Fax 573-751-1321 Click here to submit a request. Switchboard 573-751-3215 Benefit Overpayment Questions 573-751-4058, option 4