Temporary lockout benefits
(1)As used in this section, “temporary lockout benefits” means benefits payable as provided in this section to individuals who are unemployed due to a lockout as defined in ORS 662.205 (Definitions for ORS 662.205 to 662.225).
(2)An individual is eligible to receive temporary lockout benefits for a week in an amount equal to the weekly benefit amount of the individual’s most recent unemployment benefit claim if:
(a)Prior to the week, the individual has received all of the regular benefits that were available to the individual under this chapter;
(b)The individual is not eligible for any other benefits, including benefits provided under any federal law extending benefits beyond those provided for as regular benefits; and
(c)At the time of filing an initial or additional claim, the individual is unemployed due to a lockout at the individual’s place of employment.
(3)The maximum temporary lockout benefit amount an individual may receive under this section is 26 times the weekly benefit amount of the individual’s most recent unemployment benefit claim.
(4)Notwithstanding subsections (2) and (3) of this section, temporary lockout benefits otherwise payable to an individual under this section may not be paid for weeks that begin after the week in which the lockout ends.
(5)An employer shall be charged for temporary lockout benefits in the manner provided in this chapter for charging employers for regular benefits. [2016 c.27 §2]
(2)The Director of the Employment Department shall notify the Legislative Counsel as soon as practicable after receipt of the notice described in subsection (1) of this section. [2016 c.27 §4]
Section 657.202 — Temporary lockout benefits,