On September 4th, thousands of Oregonians will see a drastic reduction in unemployment benefits. To help prepare, we’ve put together a quick reference guide to ensure unemployed workers know what to expect. Please share the information below with your fellow union members and their families.
Federal pandemic-related programs ending Sept. 4 include:
- The additional $300 in UI benefits
- Extended benefits for those who had already exhausted regular UI benefits
- The added protections for those who are fully or partially self-employed, do gig work, or did not earn enough in wages to qualify for regular UI benefits
Here are FIVE things workers need to know if they are currently getting these benefits: