Applying for Unemployment Benefits - Trailing Military Spouses
If you are moving to Missouri due to accompanying a military spouse on a relocation assignment, you will need to file for UI benefits from the state where you last worked. The chart below is a list of states that have similar laws to Missouri and may allow military spouses to file for benefits OR have laws that allow families to file for benefits due to an unforeseen family hardship.
Each state contains specific provisions and conditions to deem a claimant eligible or not. You must check with the state where you last worked to determine the eligibility of your UI claim. This website is updated each year and may not reflect recent legislative changes.