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News Release
Media Advisory: Oregon Employment Department to Host Media Briefing May 15, 2024 - 05/13/24

May 13, 2024 


Media Contact:  


Oregon Employment Department to Host  
Media Briefing Wednesday, May 15, 1 p.m. 

WHO:                 Gail Krumenauer, state employment economist; David Gerstenfeld, Oregon Employment Department director; Unemployment Insurance director Lindsi Leahy; Paid Leave Oregon director Karen Humelbaugh.

WHEN:             Wednesday, 1 p.m., May 15, 2024 

WHAT:              The Oregon Employment Department is hosting a video-conference media briefing to share updates on economic and workforce-related trends in Oregon, as well an update on the agency’s efforts to improve customer service.  

WHERE:          Via Zoom video conference: Members of the media must RSVP by emailing Communications@employ.oregon.gov by noon on Wednesday, May 15. We will provide video conference login information to all reporters who RSVP. RSVPs must indicate if the reporter wants to ask a question of the presenters.  
After the briefing concludes, we will email the link to the video recording to reporters who RSVP’d. 

OTHER:           The Oregon Employment Department updates its agency dashboard each week. Visit oregon.gov/employ/NewsAndMedia for our latest news releases, video and audio clips, and the latest data for Unemployment Insurance, WorkSource Oregon, and Paid Leave Oregon.  


The Oregon Employment Department (OED) is an equal opportunity agency. OED provides free help so you can use our services. Some examples are sign language and spoken-language interpreters, written materials in other languages, large print, audio, and other formats. To get help, please call 503-947-1794. TTY users call 711. You can also send an email to Language@employ.oregon.gov.

El Departamento de Empleo de Oregon (OED) es una agencia de igualdad de oportunidades. El OED proporciona ayuda gratuita para que usted pueda utilizar nuestros servicios. Algunos ejemplos son intérpretes de lengua de señas e idiomas hablados, materiales escritos en otros idiomas, letra grande, audio y otros formatos. Para obtener ayuda, por favor llame al 503-947-1794. Usuarios de TTY pueden llamar al 711. También puede enviar un correo electrónico a Language@employ.oregon.gov.

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