Resources for Oregon Members

UPDATE: All individuals 16 and older are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. To locate and schedule the vaccine click here.

Oregon State Resources

Oregon Coronavirus Information & Resources information about the stay-at-home order and other state resources.

Oregon’s Public Health Authority has up-to-date information on COVID-19. You can sign up for their newsletter, access frequently asked questions, and more.

Apply for Unemployment Oregon’s Employment Department lets you estimate your benefits, file a claim, watch how-to videos, and see frequently asked questions. Updates on federal unemployment benefits are made on this website, so be sure to check back regularly.

Check out this infographic (pdf) for common COVID-19 scenarios and benefits available by the Employment Department.

Trust Offices

Contact your trust office, William C. Earhart Co. Inc., for information on healthcare information.

Offices are closed for  walk-ins. Please call (503) 460.5247 for information.

Additional Resources is a free, confidential referral and information helpline and website. It connects people of all ages and from all communities to the essential health and human services they need.

Schools Have Food – Most schools still provide lunches to kids. Check your school district for availability.

Oregon FAQ

Last Updated: April 3, 2020

We will be adding additional questions as we are able to answer them. Answers that apply to all members in the NW Carpenters Union can be found at the bottom of our main COVID-19 resource page. If you have more questions or feel you did not get the answer you needed, contact us at (877) 284.7936 or

➤ What should I do if my employer is not following health and safety guidelines?
If you believe your job site is unsafe, or that proper precautions are not in place to keep you safe, we need to know. Representatives will work with you and the contractor to make sure that the job site is following proper safety guidelines. If you think your job site is not following CDC or OSHA guidelines for COVID-19, call our hotline (877) 284.7936 or email us at
➤ Do I still have to wait a week to become eligible for unemployment?

Yes. The state has not waived the waiting period at this time.

➤ Can I still receive unemployment if I choose not to work because I do not want to risk going to work during a state order to stay at home?


➤ If my kids are out of school and I have to take care of them, do I qualify for unemployment?


Did You Know?

PNWRCC has many women in our crafts and leadership positions.

Margaret Ellings became the first woman initiated into the United Brotherhood of Carpenters in October 1935. The establishment of a women’s committee within the United Brotherhood of Carpenters is one of the most important developments in the union’s recent history. Visit


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