State urges ‘online’ application for jobless benefits

In order to help stop the spread of the coronavirus, the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission (OESC) is encouraging claimants to use the internet to file Unemployment Insurance claims.

Information about Oklahoma’s Unemployment Insurance system can be found on the agency website at: 

In addition to online claim filing, the website contains other information, such as frequently asked questions, contact information, forms, guides, the governing statutes and rules, and other helpful data.

The community Oklahoma Works/American’s Job Centers will be closed to the public, but OESC personnel will be at the office to answer telephone calls.

For more information, visit

Source: OK Employment Security Commission