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Initial Claims and Unemployment Benefits in Oregon

During the week of April 26 to May 2, the Oregon Employment Department received 19,600 initial claims for unemployment benefits. The agency has received more than 381,800 initial claims since COVID-19 businesses closures began in mid-March. Helping Oregonians […]

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Wyden Unveils Proposal to Tie Unemployment Insurance Benefits to Economic Conditions, Prevent Republican Economic Sabotage

Washington, D.C. – Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden, D-Ore., today unveiled a proposal to tie unemployment insurance benefits to economic conditions and prevent Republican economic sabotage. “Donald Trump has given up on fighting the virus, making it […]

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Herrera-Beutler: Important update regarding the date to apply for expanded unemployment benefits

**Important update regarding the date to apply for expanded unemployment benefits** The Washington State Employment Security Department (ESD) is asking folks who want to enroll in the expanded unemployment insurance program to do so AFTER Saturday, April […]