Welfare Info

Oregon Unemployment Insurance

Oregon Employment Department

What is Oregon Unemployment Insurance?

The Unemployment Insurance Program provides temporary financial help to workers who are unemployed through no fault of their own. A tax on employers funds the program.


Oregon Unemployment Insurance is administered by Oregon Employment Department.

Program Requirements

To be eligible for benefits, you must meet all of the following eligibility requirements:

  • Work less than 40 hours a week and earn less than your weekly benefit amount.
  • Have worked in Oregon during the past 12 to 18 months.
  • Have worked a minimum amount of hours or earned a minimum amount of wages, according to Oregon guidelines.
  • Be able to work, available for work, and actively seeking work each week you collect benefits.

Application Details

What is the application process for Oregon Unemployment Insurance?

To file a claim online or to check the status of your claim, please visit Oregon's Online Claim System.

Contact Info

Unemployment Insurance

How to Apply

Apply for Oregon Unemployment Insurance

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