Missouri Unemployment

To be eligible for Missouri Unemployment Benefits:

-You must lose your job through no fault of your own
-Quit for good cause associated to the work of the employer
-Make a minimum of $2,250, at least $1,500 during one of the calendar quarters, and at least $750 during the remainder of the base period-from an insured employer during your base period
-Your total base period salary must be a minimum of 1.5 your highest quarter wages/or you must make at least $19,500 during two of the four base period quarters

Reporting in person to Receive Missouri Unemployment Benefits

You may be required to report in person every four weeks to a DWD, Division of Workforce Development, or other designated office. You can report any normal workday between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Employees in the Missouri Career Centers cannot answer detailed questions about your claim. If required to report, failure to do so at least every four weeks may result in unemployment insurance benefits being denied. Applicants should refer to the Missouri Unemployment Insurance Benefit website for up-to-date facts and figures.