ORS 657B.090¹
Claim for benefits
  • leave increment requirements

(1) Family and medical leave insurance benefits are not payable to a covered individual unless:

(a) The individual submits a claim to the Director of the Employment Department in the manner determined by the director by rule; and

(b) The director has made a decision to allow or deny the claim under ORS 657B.100 (Allowing or denying claim).

(2) If the director has made a decision to allow the claim, the director shall make a reasonable effort to issue the first payment of benefits to a covered individual within two weeks after receiving the claim.

(3)(a) Benefits may be claimed for leave that is taken by a covered individual in increments that are equivalent to one work day or one work week as those terms are defined by the director by rule.

(b) If a covered individual takes leave in increments that are equivalent to one work day, benefits may be claimed for leave that occurs in nonconsecutive periods of leave that, when combined, provide the minimum benefit amount provided in ORS 657B.050 (Amount of benefits).

(4) Benefit amounts, as determined under ORS 657B.050 (Amount of benefits):

(a) Must be prorated to increments that are equivalent to one work day; and

(b) Must be paid in increments that are equivalent to one work week. [2019 c.700 §12]

Note: 657B.090 (Claim for benefits) becomes operative January 1, 2023. See section 63, chapter 700, Oregon Laws 2019.

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 657B—Family and Medical Leave Insurance, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors657B.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
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