Oregon Unemployment: Claim Your Weeks at www.oregon.gov

oregon-unemployment-claim-your-weeks-at-www-oregon-govAre you lost your job in the state of Oregon? Don’t worry. Because Oregon Employment Department extends assistance to out-of-work individuals and you have to file for unemployment benefits.

The minimum weekly benefit amount available is currently $116 a week. The maximum potential weekly benefit is currently $496 a week. Your weekly benefit amount is based on your recent work record for a 12-month period known as the base year.

The Oregon Employment Office in Medford says more than 4,300 people in Jackson County, 2,000 in Josephine County and 1,300 in Klamath County qualify for unemployment and will receive the extension help.

When you apply at www.oregon.gov, you should bear in mind that you will be responsible for reporting when you return to work. you must be completely able and willing to work and actively seeking work while you get benefits from the Oregon Employment Commission.

To know about online claiming system at www.oregon.gov, click here