Fraudulent Unemployment Claims on the Rise

Fraudulent Unemployment Claims on the Rise
The Oregon Employment Department (OED) has reported an uptick in fraudulent claims for unemployment. This is a form of identity theft. When the District receives a claim from OED for processing, Human Resources verifies the following:

  • Correct job type for the stated employee
  • Employee is no longer working for HSD

If the stated job type is incorrect and/or the employee is still working at HSD, HR will send the employee the following email: 

The Hillsboro School District has received an unemployment claim for you. If you did not file this claim, please follow the link and read more about this type of ID THEFT - OED Unemployment | Report ID Theft or UI Fraud. You will also find a link to the Oregon Employment Department’s ID Theft Reporting form on this webpage.