Missouri Unemployment Phone Number

Sometimes you just have to talk to a live person to get answers to your questions. In that case, you can call the MO Unemployment Phone Number: Toll Free: 800-320-2519

Be prepared for long wait times because lots of people are trying to do the same thing that you are. Be patient and you will get through to someone that can help you. Even though it is frustrating to wait so long, please be courteous to the person you get connected to and you will get a lot more help than if you are terse and rude. The staffers on the other line are over-worked and are doing everything they can to help all of the people that are contacting them.

When you call the MO unemployment phone number, make sure that you have the following information:

1. Social security number.
2. Dates of employment.
3. A pen or pencil, and paper - to take notes.

Again, your Missouri unemployment phone number is: Toll Free: 800-320-2519

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# Ronnie Lindsay 2011-08-18 12:40
I have been trying to contact a live person and the phone system always states all agents are busy and disconnects my call. I need to know how to apply for any type of help on education/training. I worked at Ashland/Hercules in Louisiana Mo and lost my job and now I looking to get assistance going back to school. Please let me know what I need to do. I know I have to contact you first. Then go to the Hannibal Career Center. Please let me know?
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# mohamed 2011-11-17 19:28
i dont know english how to riat i speak somali language
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# Randall 2012-02-23 14:49
I have been receiving benefits, however only 17.83 weeks had been totally credited to my account. I was employed for over one year, my question is will my account be adjusted to receive the full 26 weeks, or will I be eligible for the federal extension when my account balance is exhausted?
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# Nathan 2012-07-24 11:58
I have filed three claims now in three weeks. They sll still say pending employer something. Its been ten days. The company i worked for sold and no one is there that was befote. My case worker for dfs has the sheet tbey filled out for her it says business sold no longer employed. Why is it taking so long? It should have neen approved three days ago. Thank you
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# kathy 2012-08-27 15:49
I keep calling the toll free number and it is telling me that the number cannot be reached within my area? I have used a cell and a land line. I need to speak with someone, because I have been filing claims and have not received any paperwork or unemployment. I am laid off from the union, so i know that i am elgible.
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# Elizabeth 2013-01-31 16:48
Kathy, I am getting the same message. Did you ever get through or find another number?
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# Don 2012-11-10 12:57
I applied for unemployment benefits online (initial claim). I have been employed in MO for the last six yrs. I applied in MO but will be moving to FL mid November to look for work there. How does this affect my unemployment benefits process since I will be required to report to a local career center on a monthly basis? Can I just report to one in FL?
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# Ken 2013-01-03 15:00
I will be going to school, I called 800-320-2519, for information on my benefits. Was told to call back . Now I can't get to anyone, I will be starting school next Monday, (01-07-13) I been trying for 2 weeks. Will I lose my benefits?
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# Bond007 2013-04-30 14:34
I received a letter about my new claim that someone was going to call I never recived the letter so I did not know someone was going to call till the day they were going to call and unemployment called on Thursday I was at a job interview and they said they were going to call the next day and my wife explained I was going out of town Friday morning and would not be back till Friday night and she gave them a number to call the person called and I was not there and said they would call back at a time, I was there at the time they said they would call and they didn't call back till 1 hr later and I had to leave and wasn't there. I do not have a cell phone so I need a little notice. I have been on many job interviews and can not sit by a phone. Please give me a number to call to speak to someone about this matter.
Thank you
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