Unemployment Claims Lawyer Kansas City MO
If you’ve recently lost your job or you are unable to continue working, you can file unemployment claims and receive unemployment benefits. Let Paulus Law Firm guide you on how you can enforce this right.
People who are eligible to file for unemployment claims are those that have lost their jobs without any fault on their part or cannot work due to natural disasters or those that quit for a good cause in relation to their relationship with the employer. The first step in filing the claim is to apply for benefits. You can visit the nearest Missouri Division of Employment Security Regional Claims Center or you can file your claims online. This is a mechanism of the state wherein an eligible person will receive up to 20 weeks of unemployment insurance benefits.
Who are eligible to file an unemployment claim?
- Loss of job due to no fault of your own or quit for a good cause relating to your work or employer
- People earning at least $2,250—at least $1,500 during one of the calendar quarters, and at least $750 during the remainder of the base period—from an insured employer during your base period.
- Base period is at least 1.5 times bigger than highest quarter wage or at least $19,500 during two of the four base period quarters.
How are unemployment benefits calculated?
- In order to determine an eligible person’s weekly benefit allowance, the average of two highest base periods must be calculated. Afterwards, whatever is the average you multiply by 0.04. The maximum weekly benefit allowance for the state of Missouri is $320.
If you have more questions regarding the claim for your unemployment benefits or if you want to be assisted and represented in filing those claims, feel free to consult Paulus Law Firm.