Specifically, for employers, the website includes:
- Comprehensive Frequently Asked Questions, which is set to be updated weekly;
- Resources about the Work Share program;
- Information on how unemployment benefits are impacted as a business reopens; and
- How to report suspected fraud, including if an employee declines an offer to return to work without a qualifying reason.
- Step-by-step instructions for how to apply for both regular unemployment benefits and Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) benefits during the pandemic;
- Common questions about applying for and receiving unemployment benefits;
- Information about new programs related to the CARES Act, including the PUA program, the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) program, and the Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) program; and
- Other resources available to help Oregonians while they wait for benefits such as food assistance and health coverage.
NOW, NEXT, & BEYOND: Barran Liebman’s E-Alert series covering the COVID-19 pandemic, helping employers identify what they need to do now, next, and beyond to stay in compliance, be responsive to employees, and best position their business for the future.
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