Filing Timely Notices
(1)Except as specifically provided or prohibited in OAR 471-040-0005 (Request for Hearing) and in this rule, when an individual or employing unit is required by ORS Chapter 657 (Unemployment Insurance), or the rules adopted pursuant thereto, to file a notice, request, appeal, application, payment, report, tax election, claim, or any other document within a specified time, such individual or employing unit may file such document by personal delivery or by mail to any office of the Employment Department in Oregon or similar employment office in any other state. Except for payments and tax reports, all notices, requests, appeals, applications, tax elections, or any other document may be filed by fax.
(2)When the document is filed by mail, the date of filing shall be the postmarked date affixed by the U.S. Postal Service, or in the absence of a postmarked date, the most probable date of mailing as determined by the Director, unless otherwise provided in ORS Chapter 657 (Unemployment Insurance) or OAR chapter 471.
(3)When the document is filed by fax, the date of filing shall be the encoded date on the fax document unless such date is absent, illegible, improbable or challenged, in which case the fax receipt date, if available, shall be the date of filing. If a filing date cannot otherwise be determined, the most probable date of faxing as determined by the Employment Department, shall be the date of filing.
(4)When the document is filed by any other means, the date of filing shall be the date of delivery, as evidenced by the receipt date stamped or written by the employee of the Employment Department, Office of Administrative Hearings or Employment Appeals Board who receives the document.
(5)When an individual or employing unit is entitled to notice of an action or decision by the director or authorized representative, the notice may be delivered in person or by first class mail. Unless otherwise provided in ORS Chapter 657 (Unemployment Insurance) or OAR chapter 471, if the notice is mailed, the notice is considered served on the date it is deposited with the U.S. Postal Service, addressed to such individual or employing unit at the last address known to the Director.
Rule 471-010-0040 — Filing Timely Notices,