The KOKO fund will receive salary information from the incomes register as of 1 January 2020. In January, please attach the pay certificate from your employer to your daily allowance application.
With the general increase and index increment, the amount of the basic unemployment allowance rises to EUR 33.66 / day in 2020. For earnings-related unemployment allowance, the amount of the increase depends partly on your salary.
The Parliament has approved amendments to the Unemployment Security Act to repeal the Activation Model on 11 December 2019.
The KOKO fund now has more than 200,000 members. We thank both our new and old members for their trust, and we promise to continue to firmly provide security in changes in working life also in the future!
The MMA Unemployment Fund for Professionals in Sales, Marketing and Purchasing will be merged with the Unemployment fund for highly educated KOKO in the beginning of 2021. The merger will not affect KOKO’s current members.
During the postal strike starting on Monday 11/11, mail will not be sent from the KOKO fund. Though the strike will delay the mailing of decisions, this will not affect the payment of benefits. We recommend sending applications and attachments through the KOKO fund’s eService.
KOKO fund’s membership fee is 66 euros in 2020. The fee is 9 euros lower than the year before.
Starting from 1 January 2020, the unemployment funds will start to receive earnings payment data on applicants of earnings-related unemployment allowance from the Incomes Register.
We have added a new feature to our eService: you can now send messages to your case handler and receive correspondence from them online.
The Unemployment fund for highly educated KOKO and 12 unions advocating for the cause of the highly educated are concerned for the value of education in Finland. The unemployment fund and the unions remind people that investments must be made in higher education to ensure that its quality will...