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About Employment Security

The Division of Employment Security is responsible for the administration of the unemployment insurance benefit and tax program. The Division collects tax contributions from employers and pays unemployment benefits to individuals who are determined eligible under the law.

Missouri State Unemployment Council

About the Director

Chris MillerChris Miller was appointed Acting Director of the Division of Employment Security in February 2016. Miller is a graduate of Truman State University and the University of Missouri—Kansas City School of Law. Prior to his appointment, Miller represented the legal interests of various state agencies—including the Division of Employment Security—and served as Deputy Director of the Family Support Division for the Missouri Department of Social Services.



Division of Employment Security
P.O. Box 59
Jefferson City, MO 65104-0059
Fax: 573-751-9730

Claimant Contact: 800-320-2519 or [email protected]

Employer Contact: 573-751-1995 or [email protected]

Appeals Email: [email protected]

Confidential Information Request:
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