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  • Department Addresses Security Vulnerability
    The Oregon Employment Department has identified and stopped an intrusion into the agency’s website.  The system does not affect the filing of unemployment insurance claims.  This impacts people who registered with WorkSource Oregon to look for a job.

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    For more information and frequently asked questions, including steps to take if you think your information may have been compromised, Click here.
Welcome to the Employment Department Important Information
Coming Soon: A New Look for This Website
Starting Saturday December 6, you will notice a change in the look of this website.  A new, fresh, modern design will allow you to find the information and tasks you need quicker.  Whether you come to this site to file a claim, look for work, or need to research information, the new format will help you in a very user-friendly layout.

Be aware that if you have bookmarked certain pages on this site, those links may no longer work. 


Look to this site for more information.


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Volunteering
As you search for a job, you can make a positive difference in your life and in your community by volunteering your time and skills to help others. Volunteer work can build experience for your resume and expand your list of community employment contacts.

The skill sets you use and learn in volunteer work could turn into a job offer or a career change in the future. Volunteering will not affect your unemployment benefits as long as you continue to meet work-search and availability requirements. For more information about volunteering opportunities in your area, please visit:

Important Reminder About the Recent Security VulnerabilityIf you received a notice from the Oregon Employment Department that your information may have been compromised, the timeframe for enrolling in the 12 months free credit monitoring will end Monday, November 24, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.

To enroll in the free credit monitoring service, call 1-877-853-2477


Under federal law, you are entitled every 12 months to one free copy of your credit report from each of the three major credit reporting agencies. You may wish to stagger your requests so that you receive a free report by one of the three credit bureaus every four months.  You may obtain your credit information by going to www.annualcreditreport.com or call 877-322-8228, again that is www.annualcreditreport.com or 877-322-8228.



New Work Search Requirements Go Into Effect
There will be new requirements for looking for work for those receiving unemployment benefits.  For any benefits claimed on or after February 23, 2014, these new rules will apply. For more information on the new requirements, click here.


Reporting Unemployment Insurance Fraud
If you believe someone is fraudulently collecting unemployment insurance benefits, please call us at 1-877-668-3204, or email us by clicking on the link below. You can request to remain anonymous when providing information.

Due to confidentiality requirements, we are unable to provide you with the results of any investigation conducted as a result of the information you provide.
Resources to Assist Long-term Unemployed Job Seekers With Needs
Assisting Long-term Unemployed
During these tough economic times, it is important for job seekers who have been unemployed for a long time to explore online sites for assistance.

Click the link below to access online resources that will help you find immediate help, essential services, job listings, improve your job skills, and explore career options