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...
This time of year, KOKO fund’s customer service gets many questions on how to proceed when summer jobs are ending and there is no new work in the horizon.
KOKO fund’s phone service is open all summer. See exceptions and holiday hours and closures here.
A legislative change affecting the unemployment benefits of entrepreneurs’ family members will take effect at the beginning of July. In future, family members working in a family business will be considered salaried employees if they do not hold ownership or control in the company.
Veli-Pekka Nurmi has been re-elected as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Unemployment fund for highly educated KOKO. The Chairman was elected at the unemployment fund’s regular meeting on 20 May. Mats Nyman was elected as a new Board member.
When you order a revised tax card for social benefits in MyTax, the tax card will automatically be sent to the fund within two working days. You do not need to send it separately. When ordering the tax card,
In future, an application that contains working hours may be processed even if the person’s salary has not yet been paid. The changes will also make it easier to accept part-time work.
If you are leaving to or are already working in the UK, please contact the Membership register, if you are considering leaving the Unemployment Fund. The UK is separating from the EU on 31.10.2019, and therefore will no longer be an EU country from 1.11.2019.
IAET-kassa’s brand will be reformed this spring. The new name will be The Unemployment fund for highly educated KOKO.
The new name and the visual look will be launched on 1.4.2019. Changing the name will not cause any changes to our current members in benefit and membership related matters.
From the beginning of April, the courses and activities of some municipalities, trade unions, organizations and employers also count towards the activity requirement. The actions supporting employment will, however, only accumulate activity if they take place during a monitoring period starting on 1.4.2019 at the earliest.