Where does the Commission hear oral arguments? July 22, 2021 19:15 Updated All hearings are held at the Labor and Industrial Relations Commission's office in Jefferson City. Upon approval by the Commission, the parties may appear by video conference from Department locations in St. Louis, Kansas City, and Springfield. Related articles If oral argument is allowed, how much time is allowed to argue? What if I do not agree with the decision? How will I know when a hearing is scheduled? My employer has called me back to work. How do I notify DES and close my account? How long does it take to review an unemployment benefits case?