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Posted on: April 9, 2020

Missouri Department of Labor Releases New Unemployment Benefits Information


Media Alert
April 9, 2020
Contact: Katherine Trombetta
417-841-3389 or 417-880-6306
[email protected]

Missouri Department of Labor Releases New Unemployment Benefits Information

The Missouri Department of Labor released updated information today on filing unemployment benefits for those laid off due to COVID-19. The document also addresses eligibility for Pandemic Unemployment Compensation in Missouri. Also included in the 26-point Q&A, are directions for businesses on how to file a mass claim when lay offs occur and how to participate in Missouri’s shared work program.

It is important to note that UInteract, Missouri’s unemployment system, will be down for maintenance beginning at 10 pm on April 9 and ending at 6 am on April 10. To file an unemployment claim and to access the Q&A document, visit

For a tip sheet on how to file a claim visit the Missouri Job Center Ozark Region Facebook page. For more information, contact Katherine Trombetta at 417-841-3389, 417-880-6306 or [email protected].


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