New encrypted email system
After Oct. 3, 2022, customers will no longer be able to access any encrypted messages we sent them before Aug. 12, 2022. OED will have access to important notices we sent to customers, but if you want to save any older messages for your own records, please do so by Oct. 2. Contact us if you need a copy of your administrative decision and you cannot access it.
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The Oregon Employment Department and the Oregon Law Center announced two settlement agreements. The first agreement follows a class action lawsuit, filed by 14 Oregonians who waited weeks or months for unemployment benefits. The lawsuit sought to resolve issues related to timeliness challenges and language barriers faced by Oregonians filing for unemployment benefits through the Employment Department.
The second settlement agreement follows a lawsuit with the goal to resolve issues related to Oregonians filing for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance who were found to be ineligible due to submitting no, or insufficient, proof of employment. All settlement reports can be found here.