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Employment Department

For questions about Unemployment Insurance, how to apply for benefits, eligibility requirements, and inquiries about your 1099-G for benefits you received. If you have a question specific to your claim, please contact the UI Center directly.

Unemployment Insurance​​​​
For questions about agency news releases, media contacts, and upcoming job fairs.

Click to write a message  Communications​​​
For questions about Employer Services, placing job orders, recruiting, participating in job fairs, and recruiting veterans.

Click to write a message  Employer Services​​​
To report cases of Unemployment Insurance fraud. This link will open secure form: Suspected UI Fraud Investigations Referral Information. We make every effort to keep your information confidential, unless disclosure is required by law.

Click to write a message  Fraud Hotline​​​
For questions and comments about the agency and our services that are not covered by one of the above topics.

General Information​​​​​
For questions about the job listings, how to register or enroll for Employment Services locally, Priority of Service for Veterans and Covered Persons, and suggestions for improving our job seeker services to you.

Click to write a message  Job Search Assistance​​
For questions about Oregon's job market, occupations, local economies, skills development (There is also a 'Contact Us' button on the site).

Click to write a message  Labor Market Information
For questions about Employment Department Laws & Rules, including 'Rules in Progress.'

Click to write a message  Rules Coordinator
For questions about the State Job opportunities, how to apply, and to report problems with the site.

Click to write a message  State Jobs Assistance
For questions about employer's Unemployment Insurance Tax and wage reporting options for employers.

Click to write a message  Tax Information
​To report any technical problems with this website. If you have questions or comments about our services, please use one of the other specific links or the General Information link.

Click to write a message  Website Support​​​
For questions about this tax credit for employers who hire qualified individuals.

Click to write a message  Work Opportunity Tax Credit​​​

Central Administrative Office

Oregon Employment Department
875 Union St. NE 
Salem, OR 97311

Hours of Operation

8:00 AM  - 5:00 PM


Phone: 503-947-1394
Fax: 503-947-1472
TTY: 7-1-1
Internet Relay: Sprint Relay Online

If you have an Unemployment Insurance issue, please see below for the correct number to call. The Director's Office is unable to assist or answer questions regarding your claim or Unemployment Insurance.

Information about Unemployment Insurance
Phone: 1-877-FILE-4-UI (1-877-345-3484)

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