Unemployment and Jobseeking
SLATE, Apply for City Jobs, YouthBuild, File Unemployment
Sep 14, 2023 - Wednesday’s fair comes on the heels of this afternoon’s Explore St. Louis Hospitality Heroes event at America’s Center and several successful hiring events in recent months.
Services and Information
Adult Education & Literacy (AEL) Program
City residents will receive HS equivalency, incentives, paid career training, and job preparation services
Asistencia de Empleo Para Personas Que Buscan Trabajo y Hablan Español
Información básica sobre servicios de empleo sin costo en SLATE para individuos que hablan español
Resources on this page can assist City of St. Louis residents with job skills and finding employment.
Help for Veterans
Assistance for veterans in the St. Louis area who are struggling with housing, employment, finances, health and other issues.
Incarceration and Re-Entry Help
Resources to help those who are incarcerated or those who have recently been released from prison in the City of St. Louis, including bond assistance, housing, employment and medication help.
Out-of-School Youth Program
We provide educational and employment services to youth, ages 17 to 24 who are either at risk of dropping out of school or already have.
Summer Youth Employment Program
Summer Jobs is for youth between the ages of 14-24 and aims to provide them with work experience and prepare them for tomorrow's careers
The City of St. Louis Workforce Development Board, Inc. (WDB)
Homepage for the City of St. Louis Workforce Development Board, Inc. (WDB), the governing entity overseeing programs implemented by the St. Louis Agency on Training and Employment (SLATE)
A program for disadvantaged City of St. Louis youth ages 17-24 will give them the ability to earn pay, help build affordable housing, and learn leadership skills
Departments and Agencies
Plans and Reports
Planning exercises conducted by the City of St. Louis Workforce Development Board, Inc. (WDB) members to ensure success of the workforce development system
Policies that govern strategic planning of the City of St. Louis Workforce Development Board
Construction Annual Reports
St. Louis City Ordinance 69427
Board & Committee Agendas
The City of St. Louis Workforce Development Board, Inc. (WDB) and Committee Agendas
Business Service Committee Minutes & Agendas
Minutes & Agendas for Workforce Investment Board - Business Service Committee
The City of St. Louis Workforce Development Board, Inc. Meeting Schedule
Minutes & Agendas
The City of St. Louis Workforce Development Board, Inc. (WDB) Minutes & Agendas
Strategic Planning Committee Minutes & Agendas
Minutes & Agendas for the Strategic Planning Committee
File for Unemployment Benefits
If you recently lost your job through no fault of your own, are unable to work due to a natural disaster or quit for good cause related to the work or the employer, you may be eligible to receive unemployment benefits. Eligible claimants may receive up to 20 weeks of unemployment insurance benefits through the state.
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