How Do You Sign Up For Unemployment In Missouri?
Losing a job is never fun. However, when you are involuntarily out of work you may be eligible to sign up for unemployment in Missouri. As in other states you can receive partial compensation for lost wages for up to 26 weeks while you look for a new job. In Missouri you can file for unemployment either online or by telephone. Determine if you may be eligible to sign up for unemployment in Missouri. In general, you must be involuntarily unemployed. If you have been laid off you are likely to be eligible even if your employer intends to recall you in the future. The Division of Employment Security has a minimum earnings requirement. During a base period (the five quarters prior to losing your job) you must have had at least $1,500 in wages in one quarter and at least $750 during the rest of the time. There are several variations and exceptions to this so you’ll need to read the rules carefully (see Resources below). The main thing to remember is that the amount of your benefits will be