To check on your claim , log in to our Online Claim System. Claims are updated during the night and are generally available in the morning. Frequently asked questions about claims , claims statuses, and what you can do.
Online . The fastest way to apply is through our Online Claim System. For regular unemployment insurance (UI) benefits, you will fill out an online form.
You may file your claim for unemployment benefits online, by phone, by fax, or by mail. You can find online filing information and contact information at the state of Oregon’s Unemployment Insurance page.
To qualify, you cannot: Earn more than your weekly benefit amount, or. Work more than 39 hours .
Here is an overview of what’s gone wrong with Oregon jobless claims during the first weeks of the coronavirus outbreak: Long processing times: Many laid-off workers have been waiting more than a month for their claims to be approved, frequently because of erroneous rejections by the state’s rickety computer systems.
Unemployment has costs to a society that are more than just financial. Unemployed individuals not only lose income but also face challenges to their physical and mental health. Societal costs of high unemployment include higher crime and a reduced rate of volunteerism.
Everyone getting any type of unemployment benefits gets an extra $300/week (for each eligible week from December 27, 2020 until March 13, 2021). Learn more. Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC).
Digging deeper, unemployment—both voluntary and involuntary—can be broken down into four types. Frictional unemployment . Cyclical unemployment . Structural unemployment . Institutional unemployment.
The Oregon Employment Department has the ability to communicate with employers and unemployment insurance claimants through secure email . If you have received an email from the department letting you know you have a message to be retrieved through this system, follow these steps to work with secure email .
If your claim was stopped because you returned to work, you can restart your claim by using the Online Claims System, or by calling the UI Center. If you have no earnings to report, and your claim was stopped, you need to contact the UI Center so a claims specialist can restart your claim .
If you ‘re eligible for unemployment benefits after your initial benefits period has ended, you can immediately refile by applying for extended benefits . There’s no wait time. You could , for example, exhaust all your benefits , get another job and become unemployed a day later .
|Data Series||June 2020||Sept 2020|
|Unemployment Rate (2)||11.6||7.9|
|Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment|
|12-month % change||-8.6||-6.6|