Unemployment Benefits in Oregon

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Welcome to the Jobcase resource center for unemployment in Oregon. If you are here, you are probably trying to figure out your unemployment benefits to keep you afloat during this challenging time. Applying for unemployment benefits can be complicated, so we put together these resources to help you navigate.

What is it called?

The State of Oregon Employment Department runs the state’s Unemployment Insurance (UI) program.

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Online

The fastest way to file a claim is online. UI Online accounts to file claims, access the Claimant Inbox, report wages, set up direct deposit payments, view correspondence, and more. File here.

By Phone

You can also file for unemployment benefits or get help with your application by calling 1-877-FILE-4-UI. It is encouraged to file online to help keep wait times down on the phone.

Info you need to apply

To apply for unemployment, you need to provide personal information including

  • Your Social Security Number.
  • Your work history for the last 18 months, including dates of employment, your employers' business names, addresses and phone numbers. (If you worked for a Federal (non-military) employer, you may find this information on an SF-8 or SF-50)
  • Your salary and total income from each employer.
  • If you are not a citizen of the United States, you will need your Alien Registration Number and documentation.
  • Phone number where you can be reached during normal business hours (8AM – 5PM Pacific Time).

Good luck, we're here to help! Information is changing quickly. Please consult the state's applicable website provided above to be sure the information is valid.

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