Unemployed Workers ← Knowledge Base How do I start a claim? How can I get help finding a new job? Do I have to report in person? How are benefits paid? Will I be charged fees when I use my Missouri Access MasterCard®? What happens when I file a new claim? How is eligibility determined? How are my benefits figured? What do I do after starting a claim? How do I make my weekly request for payment? What is a waiting week? When will I receive benefits? Can benefits be denied? What are my appeal rights? Can volunteer activities affect my unemployment benefits? Do I need to search for work? How do I renew my claim? How do I change my address? What if my name changes? How can I get information about my claim? Can I work part-time and receive benefits? What do I do if I go back to work? What happens if I am overpaid? What if I try a new job, but it just doesn't work out? Will other income reduce my benefits? Can I use wages I earned in another state, the military, or the federal government? What is Trade Adjustment Assistance? Are my benefits taxable? What is a benefit claim? Will the employer be notified when a claim is filed? What is a waiting week? What is an overpayment? Are there extended unemployment compensation benefits available?