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If you do not have an account in Jobs.mo.gov, an account will be created for you using a generic user name and password: Username: JSmith6442 (Jane Smith, 119-304-6442) First letter of your first name, full last name, last four digits of SSN *Password: [email protected] (the P is capitalized) Your login and password will remain the same if you have an existing account. *You can change/edit your username and password at any time. Visit your local Job Center at: St. Louis City - SLATE 1520 Market Street, Room 3050 St. Louis, MO 63103

(314) 589-8000 Hours: Mon-Tues & Thurs-Fri 8-5 Wed 9-5 Saint Louis County - Florissant 4040 Seven Hills Drive, Suite 166 Florissant, MO 63033-6770 (314) 475-7900 Hours: Mon-Thurs 8-4:30 Fri 9-4:30 Saint Louis County - The Crossings at Northwest 715 Northwest Plaza St. Ann, MO 63074 (314) 615-6010

Hours: Mon-Fri 9-4:30 St. Charles County 212 Turner Boulevard Saint Peters, MO 63376-1079 (636) 255-6060 Hours: Mon-Thurs 8-6 Fri 9-4:30 Find other Missouri Job Centers at: https://jobs.mo.gov/career-centers, additional information is available at jobs.mo.gov or 1-888-728-JOBS (5627). Missouri Division of Workforce Development is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Missouri Relay Services at 7-1-1.

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Missouri Job Center Registration Missouri Job Center Services Local Job Market Information Unemployment Compensation Trade Act Program Next steps (including health insurance options) Quick Survey Missouri Job Center Registration Completing this form will save time. Complete the second page only if you or your spouse served in the U.S. military.

You can change your username and password at any time. Missouri Job Center Services Missouri has 31 full service job center that provide: Workshops Assessments Resources Training Missouri Job Center Services Workshops available at Missouri Job Centers

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https://jobs.mo.gov/content/find-hiring-event-near-you Labor Market Information A summary of real time labor market analysis for the past 60 days Unemployment Insurance Program Provides temporary financial assistance in the form of unemployment insurance benefit payments. Unemployment Insurance

Program Eligibility Requirements: You lost your job through no fault of your own (ex. Layoff) You have earned at least $2,250 ($1,500 during one of the calendar quarters, and at least $750 during the remainder of the year) during your base period AND your total base period wages are at least 1.5 times your highest quarter of wages OR you earned at least $18,000 during two of the four quarters of the base period You are: able to work full time, available for full time work, and

actively seeking work Unemployment Insurance Program File your initial claim as soon as you become unemployed. File your weekly requests for payments each week you are unemployed. How To File: Online Phone

https://uinteract.labor.mo.gov/ Regional Claims Center Jefferson City573-751-9040 Kansas City816-889-3101 St. Louis314-340-4950 Springfield417-895-6851 Other800-320-2519 Unemployment Insurance Program Weekly Benefit Amount Example: Apr - Jun 2012 Jul - Sep 2012 Oct - Dec 2012

Jan - Mar 2013 $2,000 $3,000 $5,000 $5,000 Your total pay for the base period is: $15,000 Your estimated weekly benefit amount is $200 Unemployment Insurance Program Deductions from UI Benefits:

Vacation pay Holiday pay Employer pensions from base period employers Temporary Partial Workers Compensation WARN pay Child support Social Security Benefits - are not reportable or deductible from your unemployment insurance benefits. Unemployment Insurance Program Ways to Receive Payment:

Direct Deposit to Your Financial Institution no associated fees Missouri Access MasterCard Debit Card some fees apply Unemployment Insurance Program When to Expect First Payment:

If you are cleared for payment the earliest payment will be made within 18 22 days of filing your initial claim or renewing your existing claim Benefit payments are made on a weekly basis for each week you qualify for payment Unemployment Insurance Program How to Maintain Eligibility for Benefits You Must:

Be able to work Be available for work Be actively seeking work Attend your Required Job Services Orientation at your local Missouri job center File a weekly request for payment if you are still unemployed Unemployment Insurance Program Working Part-Time You can still collect benefits while working part-time but you must report the gross wages in the week you earned

them. Example Weekly Benefit Amount: Allowable Wages: $200.00 x 20%= $200 $40 Wages for the Week (Rounded up to the next whole dollar) Minus Allowable Wages of $20 or 20% Wages to be Deducted from Your Weekly Benefit Amount Pay Amount for the Week: $200.00 WBA - $60.00=

$100 $ -40 $ 60 $140 Unemployment Insurance Program School Attendance As a dislocated worker, you may be able to receive unemployment benefits while in school. While attending school, you are not required to submit a work search record.

Unemployment Insurance Program Wrap Up The Internet is available 24/7 for filing or renewing your claim, filing your weekly requests for payments, or finding out the status of your claim. The Interactive Voice Response system (IVR) is available 24/7 for making automated inquiries about your claim. The IVR is available from 12:00 a.m. Wednesday morning through 11:59 p.m. Saturday evening for filing weekly requests for payment. Call between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday, to file a new or renewed claim or to speak with a claims representative.

Unemployment Insurance Program Any Questions? Trade Act Program - TAARA 2015 Trade Adjustment Assistance Reauthorization Act (TAARA) of 2015 Trade Act is a federal program administered by United States Department of Labor (USDOL) that provides assistance to U.S. workers who lost their jobs due to foreign trade. Imports from other countries

Movement of production / service to foreign countries Trade Act Program TAARA 2015 The Trade Act program is jointly administered by the Division of Workforce Development (DWD) and the Division of Employment Security (DES). Missouri Job Centers are part of DWD. Regional Claims Centers are part of DES. Trade Act Program TAARA 2015 Two Parts of Trade Act Trade Readjustment Allowance (TRA): Refers to the

weekly benefits paid by DES. TRA is similar to Unemployment Insurance (UI). TRA is only for Trade Act eligible worker who meet specific requirements. Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA): Refers to training and reemployment services provided by DWD. Trade Act Program TAARA 2015 Groups of Workers Laid Off Workers: Lack of work separation between Impact Date and Expiration Date of TAA petition. Must file a Trade Act Claim Incumbent Workers: Received a documented threat

of layoff from TAA certified employer. Does not file a Trade Act Claim Eligible for TAA Training Trade Act Program TAARA 2015 Filing a Trade Act Claim In Missouri, DES is responsible for determining individual Trade Act eligibility for affected workers. Workers must call a DES Regional Claims Center to Phone file a Trade Act Claim. If you have difficulty filing your Trade Act Claim,

ask for a Supervisor. Regional Claims Center Jefferson City573-751-9040 Kansas City816-889-3101 St. Louis..314-340-4950 Springfield.417-895-6851 Other.800-320-2519 Trade Act Program TAARA 2015 Trade Act Benefits / Services Division of Employment Security: Trade Readjustment Allowance (TRA) weekly benefits

When combined, up to a 130 weeks of UI and TRA Must be issued a waiver or enrolled / participating in Trade Act approved training by: 26 weeks after the petition certification OR 26 weeks after the workers last qualifying separation from the Trade affected employer Trade Act Program TAARA 2015 Trade Act Benefits / Services Division of Employment Security: Earnings Disregard In Missouri, a client that draws TRA and participates in full-time TAA

training may earn up to 120% of his/her TRA weekly benefit amount before earnings will be deducted Example: TRA amount is $320 per week 120% of $320 is $384 The client may earn $384 before TRA will deduct Participants who qualify for weekly payments under the Unemployment Insurance program are only allowed a 20% earnings disregard. In the same example, the earnings disregard would be $64. Trade Act Program TAARA 2015 Trade Act Benefits / Services Division of Employment Security:

Reemployment Trade Adjustment Assistance (RTAA) A wage subsidy program for workers aged 50 or older who find qualifying reemployment May participate in part-time reemployment (20 hours) and full-time Trade approved training OR full-time reemployment (Trade approved training optional) Maximum benefit two years or $10,000 Trade Act Program TAARA 2015 Trade Act Benefits / Services Division of Employment Security: Health Coverage Tax Credit (HCTC) Tax credit that pays 72.5% of qualified health insurance

premiums for eligible individuals and their families Effective January 1, 2016, Health Insurance Marketplace coverage (Affordable Care Act) will not qualify for HCTC Limited information available www.irs.gov/HCTC Trade Act Program TAARA 2015 Trade Act Benefits / Services DWD / Missouri Job Centers: Training (one training program per petition certification) Remedial, Pre-Requisites, and/or Skills Up to 130 weeks Can be full-time or part-time (no TRA)

Can participate as an Incumbent Worker Transportation / Subsistence If training outside commuting area of 10 miles, may be eligible for transportation or subsistence Trade Act Program TAARA 2015 Trade Act Benefits / Services DWD / Missouri Job Centers: On-the-Job Training (OJT) 50% reimbursement to an Employer for providing On-the-Job Training (OJT) to a Trade affected Worker Trade affected worker can learn new skills Up to 104 weeks of OJT

Transportation / Subsistence If training outside commuting area of 10 miles, may be eligible for transportation or subsistence Trade Act Program TAARA 2015 Trade Act Benefits / Services DWD / Missouri Job Centers: Relocation Allowance 90% reimbursement of a Trade affected worker and households expenses related to moving outside of his/her commuting area for offer or acceptance of suitable employment Maximum Lump Sum benefit $1, 250 Relocation must be outside the workers commuting area of 10 miles

Deadlines applicable to this benefit Trade Act Program TAARA 2015 Trade Act Benefits / Services DWD / Missouri Job Centers: Relocation Allowance 90% reimbursement of a Trade affected worker and households expenses related to moving outside of his/her commuting area for offer or acceptance of suitable employment Maximum Lump Sum benefit $1, 250 Relocation must be outside the workers commuting area of 10 miles Deadlines applicable to this benefit

Trade Act Program TAARA 2015 Trade Act Benefits / Services DWD / Missouri Job Centers: Registered Apprenticeship Up to 130 weeks of apprenticeship training For more information about Registered Apprenticeships: View United States Department of Labors website: www.doleta.gov/oa/sainformation.cfm Contact Neil Perry, Apprenticeship Director (314) 539-2522 Trade Act Program TAARA 2015

Any Questions? Protecting Your Employee Benefits U.S. Department of Labor, Employee Benefits Security Administration provides information about: Health Insurance options Retirement funds & other benefits www.dol.gov/ebsa 1-866-444-3272 toll free

Health Insurance Options Special Enrollment COBRA Individual Health Coverage (Marketplace) Coverage through a Government Program HIPAA Special Enrollment Requires a group health plan to allow an employee/spouse/dependent to enroll for

coverage upon loss of other group health coverage Employee must request special enrollment from the other plan within 30 days of loss of coverage Coverage becomes effective 1st of the month following application COBRA Ability to continue group health coverage under employers plan Includes dental and vision plans Excludes disability and life insurance plans

Applies to plans in private and public sectors Covers plans if employer has 20 or more employees COBRA Job Loss COBRA available for 18 months Participant can be charged 102% of the full cost of the insurance Notice to the Participant within 44 days Participant has 60 days to elect COBRA and then 45 days to make initial payment

COBRA coverage is always retroactive to date coverage was terminated in the Health Insurance Marketplace One-stop shopping to find and compare private insurance options @ HealthCare.Gov Compare coverage, premiums, deductibles and out-ofpocket costs before enrolling May be eligible for a tax credit to lower monthly premiums and out-of-pocket costs Losing job-based coverage is a special enrollment eventTo qualify for special enrollment, select a plan within 60 days

before or within 60 days after loss of job-based coverage. The date your coverage will start depends on when you select a plan. Coverage through a Government Program You and your family may qualify for free or low-cost coverage from Medicaid and/or the Childrens Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Find out if you qualify at HealthCare.gov Can apply for and enroll in Medicaid or CHIP any time of year. If you qualify, coverage begins immediately.

Retirement Plan options Keep the funds in the old plan Keep plan informed of your address Make sure you are getting information from the plan at least annually Benefit Payments Rollovers to: Personal IRAs or New Employers plan (if allowed) Direct Distributions Employment Transition - Next

Steps 1. Career Planning: visit www.Jobs.mo.gov and/or your local job center for one-on-one assistance with your job search or exploring other career options 2. Apply for unemployment benefits: Remember, do not quit before your release date, so you can claim lack of work (www.Uinteract.labor.mo.gov) 3. Financial planning, consider:

Insurance: COBRA/Marketplace/Other Transitional budget/reducing spending Retirement funds/401K see: www.dol.gov/ebsa or call 866-444-3272 Employment Transition Missouri Division of Workforce Development is an equal opportunity employer/ program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Missouri TTY Users can call (800) 735-2966 or dial 7-1-1.

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