Kansas City Assembly Plant –  Labor Relations Office                                                                                               October 3, 2018




All Transit and Stamping System Production and Support Employees, unless notified otherwise, will be on Temporary Layoff (TLO) from Monday, October 22, 2018 through Sunday, November 4, 2018.


You are scheduled to return to work on Monday, November 5, 2018


You are required to report your unemployment status to the State Unemployment Office using the instructions below. Failure to follow the instructions below could result in your disqualification for Unemployment Benefits and SUB pay, if eligible.

All Transit System TPT Employees will also be on layoff during this time. TPT employees are not eligible for SUB pay benefits, but may be eligible to receive State Unemployment benefits. To determine your eligibility, you will need to follow the instructions below to file your claim.

Unemployment Information

Claiming unemployment is a two-step process. Ford Motor-Claycomo is taking care of the first step to begin the claim.  You will still need to file for your weekly benefits after your claim has been activated.  The claim week runs from Sunday through Saturday. The week must be claimed after the Saturday week ending date.  Weekly claims can be filed on the Internet at uinteract.labor.mo.gov or by telephone at 816-889-3101(if that is a local call for you) or 800-320-2519. The Internet is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  The telephone lines are available for weekly claim filing 24 hours a day from 1:00 p.m. on Sundays until 5:00 p.m. on Fridays, except for holiday weeks.

The weekly claim for week ending 10-27-18 can be filed on

Sunday (AFTER 1:00 PM) 10-28-18 


The weekly claim for week ending 11-03-18 can be filed on

Sunday (AFTER 1:00 PM) 11-04-18 


If you do any work during the week, you must report the gross amount of any wages on your claim for the week. It is very important that all wages be reported accurately on weekly claims. Wages are to be reported during the week in which the work is performed.  This includes wages from other work performed during the week you are claiming.

If you have further questions or concerns, please contact Labor Relations at (816) 459-1011.


Labor Relations

Kansas City Assembly Plant