Program DescriptionThe Federal-State Unemployment Insurance Program provides unemployment benefits to eligible workers who are unemployed through no fault of their own (as determined under Oregon law, and meet other eligibility requirements of Oregon law).
- Unemployment insurance (UI) payments (benefits) are intended to provide temporary financial assistance to unemployed workers who meet the requirements of Oregon law.
- Oregon administers a separate unemployment insurance program within guidelines established by Federal law.
General Program Requirements
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must have worked in Oregon during the past 12 to 18 months and have earned at least a minimum amount of wages as determined by our guidelines. You must also be able to work, available for work and actively seeking new work each week that you are collecting benefits.