Oklahoma Unemployment Agency Contact Information

Being out of work in this trying economy can often be rather difficult, to say the least, but fortunately, the U.S. Department of Labor has an unemployment insurance program for those that qualify. Residents of Oklahoma may call their local unemployment office to begin the application process.

The Oklahoma Department of Unemployment governed by the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission has a list of criteria applicants must meet in order to receive unemployment insurance.

To qualify, one must be unemployed or earning less than the benefit amount would be at the time of filing. You must also be actively looking for work, have lost your previous job through no fault of your own, and have enough earned wages in your base period, which are calendar quarters preceding the beginning of your benefit year.

You should contact an Oklahoma agency for unemployment just as soon as you lose your job as benefits will not be retroactive. If you are near the Oklahoma City metropolitan area the phone number for the unemployment agency is 405-525-1500. All other areas may call 1-800-555-1554.

The Oklahoma office of unemployment phone number accepts claims filed Mondays through Fridays during the hours of 8:00 am and 4:00 pm.

When calling an Oklahoma office of unemployment phone number have all of the information you need on hand along with a pencil and paper to write down any necessary details. You will need to provide your Social Security number and the names and addresses of your previous employers along with the dates you were employed to the department of unemployment.

You may also file for unemployment compensation and contact an Oklahoma agency for unemployment via the Internet anytime. Log onto https://unemployment.state.ok.us/ and choose one of several links that allows you to file initial or weekly claims, inquire about existing claims, and get answers to numerous questions.

The Oklahoma unemployment agency email address to use to contact the Employment Security Commission is webmaster@oesc.state.ok.us.

Or, you may want to visit a local unemployment office in Oklahoma in person. There are more than 35 locations throughout the state. To locate the one nearest you, log onto http://www.workforceok.org/locator.htm, which also has links to other informative sites including the Departments of Commerce and Human Services.

Again the phone number for the unemployment agency to call in Oklahoma is 405-525-1500 serving the greater Oklahoma City area and 1-800-555-1554 for all other locations including out of state.

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