Unemployment Insurance: Oregon
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Iris Tilley, Barran Liebman LLP
- Most Oregon employers are subject to the Oregon Unemployment Insurance Law. See Employer Coverage.
- Claimants must meet certain requirements in order to be eligible for unemployment benefits. See Employee Eligibility.
- Under certain circumstances, workers may not qualify for unemployment benefits. See Disqualification From Benefits.
- Unemployment benefits will generally last for up to 26 weeks. See Benefits.
- Employers have the opportunity to challenge a benefits claim. See Filing Claims.
- Employers must follow specified notice and posting requirements. See Notice and Posting Requirements.
- Oregon offers the Work Share Program, a voluntary program to help employers retain a group of employees who would otherwise have been laid off. See Work Share Program.