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.