Unemployment & Non-profit Resources

Unemployment & Medical Leave Resources

For all unemployment claims, contact the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission.

Business & Non-profit Resources

Oklahoma Unemployment Insurance

If you are closing temporarily or permanently due to economic or health disruptions from COVID-19, there is new guidance from the Oklahoma Employee Security Commission.

New Sick Leave & Family and Medical Leave Act Benefits

Paid sick leave and FMLA related to COVID-19 are now required for some businesses with under 500 employees. Refundable tax credits will help employers pay for the new, required benefit.

 Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Questions and Answers 

Ponca Works for Employers

Ponca Works is working  to quickly connect job-seekers to employers who need new workers right now. If you are currently hiring during the COVID-19 pandemic, please email us for extra assistance.


Liz Leaming

Ponca Works Director


400 E Central Ave Suite 200

Ponca City, OK 74601

Resources for Individuals 

Filing for Unemployment

If you have questions about filing for unemployment, or new programs addressing unemployment related to COVID-19, contact the Oklahoma Employee Security Commission.

Ponca Works for Job Seekers

Ponca Works Job Postings click here


Don’t see exactly what you’re looking for? Check also at these places for more job postings:

Manufacturing Supply Chain Needs

Ventilators, PPE and Critical Healthcare Needs

The state is actively seeking to purchase ventilators, personal protective equipment (PPE) or other critical supplies. The Oklahoma Department of Commerce and Oklahoma Manufacturing Alliance are also working to connect suppliers and manufacturers who could produce these critical products if their supplies and needs are matched. Fill out the form to let us know how your company can help.