Or. Admin. R. 461-125-0150 - Determining Primary Wage Earner (PWE); TANF

Current through Register Vol. 61, No. 4, April 1, 2022

(1) The primary wage earner (PWE) is the parent who earned the most money in the 24 months before requesting assistance.
(2) Once a parent is determined to be the PWE, their status cannot change while the family remains continuously eligible for cash assistance, unless:
(a) The other parent later provides evidence that they should have been the PWE at the time of application; or
(b) The parent who is the PWE is out of the household group for at least one full calendar month. If so, the branch office must redetermine the PWE.


Or. Admin. R. 461-125-0150
AFS 80-1989, f. 12-21-89, cert. ef. 2-1-90; AFS 6-1994, f. & cert. ef. 4-1-94; AFS 23-1994, f. 9-29-94, cert. ef. 10-1-94; AFS 42-1996, f. 12-31-96, cert. ef. 1-1-97; AFS 11-1999, f. & cert. ef. 10-1-99; SSP 30-2013(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 10-1-13 thru 3-30-14; SSP 38-2013, f. 12-31-13, cert. ef. 1-1-14

Stat. Auth.: ORS 411.060, 411.070, 411.404, 412.049

Stats. Implemented: ORS 411.060, 411.070, 411.116, 411.404, 412.049

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