Unemployment Insurance

Two Ways to File:

Apply Online

Or Call 1-877-345-3484 – expect long wait times due to high volume

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA): 503-370-5400

Oregon Employment Department COVID-19 Unemployment Insurance Benefits Information and Instructions

View Website

Applying online is the best option!

The fastest way to apply for Unemployment Insurance is online.  Work Centers are currently closed to the public, though can answer questions over the phone.

For help getting started you can also sign up for a weekly Rapid Re-Replacement Zoom session where staff will explain how to file an initial claim, making weekly reports and sharing local resources for financial assistance, healthcare insurance, reemployment services and trainings.

For the most up-to-date information on the changes happening with COVID-19 Related Business Layoffs, Closures, and Unemployment Insurance Benefits, visit the Oregon Employment Department.


Applying for Unemployment Insurance

Applying for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) Insurance

Entering Weekly Claim for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) Insurance

To view recorded webinars including questions on filing an Unemployment Insurance (UI) Claim or a Pandemic Unemployment Insurance (PUA) Claim click HERE.


Rogue Valley Rapid Response Team:

Jill teVelde 541-842-2582 or jilltv@rogueworkforce.org
Greg Thweatt 541-842-2621 or gregt@rogueworkforce.org