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Unemployment Benefits In Oregon Increase 7%

(Salem, OR) -- Starting July 3rd, people receiving unemployment in Oregon will get a raise. The Oregon Employment Department has announced the minimum and maximum weekly benefit amounts will increase seven percent. That's because Oregon's average weekly wage during 2021 increased. The base rate will increase 12 dollars a week to 183 dollars and the top rate will increase 50 dollars to 783 dollars a week.

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