News & Announcements

 

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September

 

OESC Processes more than 500,000 payments in Lost Wages Assistance Benefits

September 24, 2020

 


 

Continued Claims four-week moving average falls for 12th consecutive week - OESC pays $3 Billion in benefits

September 17, 2020 | Agency News

 


 

State unemployment claims down for 11 straight weeks

September 10, 2020 | Agency news

 


 

Unemployment Claims Continue 2.5 Month Decline

September 3, 2020 | Agency News

 

 

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August

 

OESC Reports Ninth Week of Decline for Initial and Continued Claims’ Four-Week Average

August 27, 2020 | Agency News

 


 

OESC Reports $2.8 Billion Paid Out Since March 1

August 20, 2020 | Agency News

 


 

OESC Opens New OKC Field Office

August 14, 2020 | Agency News

 


 

Oklahoma Initial and Continued Unemployment Four-Week Average Declines for Seventh Consecutive Week

August 13, 2020 | Agency News

 


 

Oklahoma Initial Unemployment Four-Week Average Declines for Sixth Consecutive Week

August 6, 2020 | Agency News

 


 

OESC Names Claudia Conner Chief of Staff

August 3, 2020 | Agency News

 

 

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July

 

Succcessful OESC Claims Events Conclude; Agency to Continue Serving Oklahomans in Need

July 30, 2020 | Agency News

 


 

OESC Announces State Extended Benefits Program

July 27, 2020 | Agency News

 


 

OESC Claims Events Help More Than 3000 in Tulsa; More than 8000 served at OKC and Tulsa Events

July 23, 2020 | Agency News

 


 

OESC Names Michelle Britten Chief Operating Officer

July 21, 2020 | Agency News

 


 

OESC Serves More Than 1000 in Tulsa, 6200 Overall at Claims Events

July 16, 2020 | Agency News

 


 

OESC Announces Two Additional Tulsa Claims Processing Events for July 22-23

July 15, 2020 | Agency News

 


 

OESC Paid $2.1B in Benefits Since March

July 9, 2020 | Agency News

 


 

OESC Announces July 15-16 Tulsa Claim Processing Events

July 7, 2020 | Agency News

 


 

Claimant Capacity Reached for OESC Events July 7-9

July 7, 2020 | Agency News

 


 

OESC Provides Weekly Unemployment Numbers Update

July 2, 2020 | Agency News

 


 

OESC Provides Updates on Claim Processing Events

July 1, 2020 | Agency News

 

 

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June

 

OESC Provides Updates Ahead of July 1-2 Claim Processing Events

June 29, 2020 | Agency News

 


 

OESC Releases Latest Claims and Pending Numbers

June 25, 2020 | Agency News

 


 

OESC Launches New Website Geared to Enhance User Experience

June 23, 2020 | Agency News

 


 

OESC Launches New Website Geared to Enhance User Experience

June 19, 2020 | Agency News

 


 

Weekly Initial Jobless Claims Significantly Decrease; $231 Million in Claims Paid Out This Week

June 18, 2020 | Agency News

 


 

Update on OESC Tulsa Office Phone Line

June 18, 2020 | Agency News

 


 

OESC Downtown Tulsa Office to Hold Appointments Virtually

June 18, 2020 | Agency News

 


 

OESC Office Openings and Appointments

June 15, 2020 | Agency News

 


 

Weekly Jobless Claims Continue to Decrease; More than $1 Billion Worth of Claims Processed in April and May

June 11, 2020 | Agency News

 


 

Update from OESC Interim Director Shelley Zumwalt

June 8, 2020 | Agency News

 


 

Weekly Jobless Claims Remain at Record Level

June 4, 2020 | Agency News

 


 

OESC Update on Unprecented Number of Claims Processed over Weekend

June 4, 2020 | Agency News

 

 

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May

 

Weekly Jobless Claims Add Thousands More Oklahomans to Unemployment Roll

May 28, 2020 | Agency News

 


 

OESC Board Names Zumwalt as Interim Director

May 27, 2020 | Agency News

 


 

First-Time Jobless Claims Fall, Remain High as Oklahomans File for PUA and PEUC Relief

May 21, 2020 | Agency News

 


 

Extended Unemployment Benefits Now Available

May 20, 2020 | Agency News

 


 

Jobless Claims Decline as Agency Continues Processing Historic Numbers Seeking Unemployment Relief

May 14, 2020  |  Agency News

 


 

Weekly Unemployment Claims Spike

May 7, 2020  |  Agency News

 


 

The Oklahoma Employment Security Commission Issues Update on Unemployment Claims

May 4, 2020  |  Agency News

 


 

OESC Offers Step-By-Step Guide to File for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance

May 1, 2020  |  Agency News

 

 

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April

 

Weekly Unemployment Claims Decline Slightly

April 30, 2020  |  Agency News

 


 

Unemployment Fraud Victimizing Jobless Oklahomans

April 29, 2020  |  Agency News

 


 

Weekly Unemployment Claims Decline for Second Straight Week

April 23, 2020 | Agency News

 


 

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Pre-Application Available for Non-Traditional Claimants

April 20, 2020  |  Agency News

 


 

High Unemployment Claims Trend Continues

April 16, 2020  |  Agency News

 


 

OESC Escalates Training of Complex Claims Agents

April 15, 2020 | Agency News

 


 

Unemployment Claims Top 50,000 Last Week

April 9, 2020  |  Agency News

 


 

OESC Expands Virtual Town Hall Capabilities

April 8, 2020  |  Agency News

 


 

Virtual Town Hall for Claimants Set For April 10th

April 7, 2020  |  Agency News

 


 

Unemployment Claims for Week Ending March 28, 2020 Dwarf Previous Record-Setting Week

April 2, 2020  |  Agency News

 


 

Relief for Gig Workers, Independent Contractors & Other Self-Employed Individuals By Mid-April

April 1, 2020  |  Agency News

 

 

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March

 

Unemployment Claims: File Online It's the Simplest, Fastest Way for Initial Filers

March 31, 2020  |  Agency News

 


 

OESC Warns of Fake Unemployment Compensation Websites and Scammers

March 27, 2020  |  Agency News

 


 

Weekly Unemployment Claims Set State, National Record

March 26, 2020  |  Agency News

 


 

OESC Waives Benefit Wage Charge for Unemployment Claims Due to COVID-19

March 25, 2020  |  Agency News

 

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