Oregon Unemployment Department

The department in this state that handles unemployment insurance is called Oregon Employment. If you have questions or issues about filing a new or weekly unemployment claim, they should be able to assist you. We provide the contact information for the Oregon Unemployment Department below including the location, phone number and government website where you can find out how to file your claims, report fraud, find a job for employees and help businesses grow for employers. We also provide the information on how to file for OR unemployment online and file for unemployment over the phone.

If you lost your job at no fault of your own, then it is important to file your claim right away. Do not delay in filing your initial claim application. Your claim is effective the week in which you submit your application; backdating of initial claim applications is not allowed. At the time of filing you will need information including your Social Security Number. Your work history for the last 18 months, including dates of employment, your employers business names, addresses and phone numbers. Your salary and total income (for at least the last year) from each employer. If you are not a citizen of the United States, you will need your Alien Registration Number and documentation. Phone number where you can be reached during normal business hours and more. To see if you are eligible to receive these benefits and what additional information is needed when applying, find out how to file your Oregon unemployment claim. As a reminder, unemployment insurance benefits are taxable. You must report any unemployment benefits you receive as part of your gross income on your taxes.

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

  • Unemployment Claim Phone Number
  • To file for OR unemployment benefits over the phone, call 877-345-3484.

  • Unempoyment Claim Online
  • The easist way to file your claim is through their online system. To file for OR unemployment online, click here.