If this is your first time filing for unemployment, please read our Information for Workers brochure and watch this video on unemployment basics. You can also visit our video library for more information.
Visit UInteract to file for unemployment and access our video gallery at uinteract.labor.mo.gov, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
To contact a Regional Claims Center representative click here.
Regional Claims Center representatives are available by phone Monday – Friday from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM by calling:
Jefferson City 573-751-9040
Kansas City 816-889-3101
St. Louis 314-340-4950
Outside Local Calling Area 800-320-2519
UInteract (uinteract.labor.mo.gov) is an easy-to-use mobile-friendly online Unemployment Insurance application that is available to workers and employers 24/7. Ninety percent of claimants are able to file online, without assistance.
If you need more information on Unemployment Insurance:
· Visit the Missouri Division of Employment Security website at labor.mo.gov/DES.
· Visit the Unemployment Video Library at labor.mo.gov/DES/videos