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Apply for a New Account

Register your new business for unemployment tax with the state’s online registration.

Protest Unemployment Benefits

If you believe your employee should be ineligible for benefits, you may protest the benefit claim.

Shared Work Program

This program is an alternative to layoffs for employers faced with a reduction in available work.

 

Guide for New Employers

Get your business started with the basic steps in our quick guide for new employers.

Respond to Information Requests

Employers can easily respond unemployment information requests online by using the State Information Data Exchange System (SIDES).

Interest Payments on Federal Loan

Learn about Missouri’s assessment for interest on federal loans when money is borrowed to pay unemployment benefits.

 

Pay by Credit Card

You can pay unemployment taxes, interest, penalties, and any other outstanding balance online using a major credit card.

If you disagree with the determination for an employee’s unemployment benefits, you may file an appeal.

FUTA Tax Credit Reduction

Learn about the impact of FUTA Tax on Missouri employers.

 

Information for Employers

Learn more about employer liability for unemployment taxes.

Request Work Search Waiver

Request work search waivers for employees while they are on an extended layoff period.

 

 

 

Calculate your Rates

Use this calculator to find the lowest workers’ compensation rates available for your class code.

Online Injury Report Filing

You must file a First Report of Injury with the Division within 30 days from knowledge of an employee injury.

Electronic Injury Reporting

There are three cost-effective ways to electronically file First Reports of Injury with the Division.

 

Dispute Management

Mediate and resolve disputes that arise after a workplace injury occurs by using the Dispute Management Program.

Docket Locations

Use this map to find the address, phone number, and directions to your Docket location.

Industry/Religious Exemptions

Persons employed in certain types of occupations are exempt from workers’ compensation coverage.

 

Injury Reporting Responsibilities

Review employer responsibilities when reporting an employee injury on the job.

Second Injury Fund

The Fund compensates injured workers when a current work-related injury combines with a prior disability to create an increased combined disability.

 

 

 

Show-Me Heroes

Consider hiring a veteran for your job openings. Take the Pledge and connect with Missouri Veterans looking for employment.

Minimum Wage

View current and past minimum wage, wages for tipped employees, minimum wage posters, penalties, and records retention.

Public Works Guidebook

Assistance in complying with the laws surrounding public works projects, checklist for contractors, required forms, and more.

 

Hazard Lab

Identify real hazards found on real worksites - request the Hazard Lab for your next conference.

Discrimination

Learn what qualifies as discrimination in housing, employment, and places of public accommodation according to the Missouri Human Rights Act.

Prevailing Wage

Learn more about the wage rate that must be paid to workers on public works construction projects in Missouri.

 

Required Workplace Posters

Find posters that are required by the state and federal governments to be displayed in the workplace.

Report Fraud

Our Department aggressively investigates all fraud tips and complaints submitted to our office. ​

Training Opportunities

Sign up for seminars and training for your business or organization to help better understand Missouri’s labor laws.

 

Report New Hires

Missouri provides employers with an easy, fast, cost effective way to meet reporting requirements for newly hired employees.

Human Resources Series

This video series addresses human resources topics that deal with common workplace issues.