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The payment status 14.6.2024

We are currently processing applications received on the days below. Applications submitted before this are already being processed.

First-time applications, received on 3.6.2024
Follow-up applications, received on 13.6.2024
Follow-up applications for adjusted allowance, received on 10.6.2024

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Adjusted daily allowance – what is it in practice?

If you earn an income in addition to unemployment allowance, your daily allowance will be adjusted. Adjusted earned income includes wages for part-time work, income from self-employment and attendance fees. When your daily allowance is adjusted, it is reduced by an amount equal to 50% of your earned income.


Employment condition changing on 2 September 2024

Unemployment Security Act amendments concerning the employment history required to be eligible for earnings-related unemployment allowance, also known as the employment condition, will be coming into effect in the autumn of 2024. Starting 2 September 2024, the length of the employment condition will be doubled,


The job alternation leave system is being abolished

The Finnish Government has proposed the abolition of job alternation leave from 1 August 2024 to Parliament. If you still want to take advantage of job alternation leave, act fast.

Due to a disruption at OP Bank, there is a delay in the payment of allowances

Due to a disruption at OP Bank, there is a delay in the payment of allowances

Some of the allowances paid by KOKO on April 25 have not been transferred to customer accounts due to a disruption in OP Bank's payment traffic.


Phone service opening hours during easter

KOKO fund’s phone service is open on Thursday 28.3. from 10 till 14. On Friday 29.3. and Monday 1.4. the phone service is closed. Happy Easter!


The €300 standard entitlement on work income is being abolished, and, going forward, the daily allowance of even small income earners will be adjusted

The daily allowance of people who receive unemployment allowance and earn an income (e.g., wages from part-time work, earnings from entrepreneurship, attendance fees) will be adjusted going forward. This means that any income you earn will affect the amount of daily allowance you receive.


Child increases and standard entitlement will be abolished on April 1, 2024

At the beginning of April, two legislative changes that affect the amount of earnings-related allowance will come into effect. One of the changes affects recipients of the daily allowance who have children, and the other affects recipients of the daily allowance who also receive earned income alongside the allowance.


The Finnish Government has proposed a law abolishing job alternation leave to Parliament

According to the Government’s proposal, the job alternation leave system would be abolished in such a way that new periods of alternation leave could be started until 31 July 2024.

This is how it goes.

Without highly educated people, there would not be any development. Nothing would change and Finnish society would come to a halt. That is why the highly educated need a supportive fund to guard their interests at all times.

Are you turning the wheels of development? Join KOKO! Together with the unions, we work every day to provide you with better possibilities to take yourself and Finland further.

This is how we support our members:

  • For example, if you lose your job, we will pay you earnings-related allowance. You can estimate the amount of your allowance with our calculator.

  • Together with the unions, we help secure the position of the highly educated in the labour market.

  • We serve our customers swiftly and professionally in various situations.

A trade union adds security.

Belonging to a union gives you more security. Trade unions usually offer legal services, courses to support employment, coaching events, advice and numerous other member benefits. The unemployment fund of the trade unions shown below is KOKO. Find your own union and join us.

  • Akavan Yleinen Ryhmä, logo.
  • Ingenjörerna i Finland DIFF ry, logo.
  • Insinööriliitto IL ry, logo.
  • Myynnin ja markkinoinnin ammattilaiset
  • Ornamo
  • The Finnish Pharmacists' Society, logo.
  • Rakennusinsinöörit ja -arkkitehdit RIA, logo.
  • Finnish Association of Civil Engineers RIL, logo.
  • Finnish Association of Architects, SAFA, logo.
  • Ekonomit
  • TEKin logo
  • TFiF
  • Professionals of Business and Technology TRAL ry, logo.

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