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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.
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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:

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