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The payment status 22.9.2023

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

First-time applications, received on 16.9.2023
Follow-up applications, received on 21.9.2023
Follow-up applications for adjusted allowance, received on 19.9.2023

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Upcoming legislative changes

Significant changes are coming to unemployment insurance. Read a summary of what is currently known. (Live article)


Number of applications from newly unemployed people increased during summer

The number of first-time applications in the KOKO fund has been at a higher level than in the previous year throughout the past year.


Sunny Midsummer and happy summer!

We wish all our members and partners a good summer! If necessary, check the summer opening hours of our customer service on the Contact page.

Koira ja läppäriä käyttävä ihminen laiturilla

Annual holidays, holiday bonuses and other current daily allowance for applicants

As summer is approaching, we get a lot of questions about the impact of annual holidays and holiday bonuses on the payment of earnings-related daily allowance, for example. In this article, we have collected current instructions for the unemployed and laid-off.


Student, remember the unemployment fund membership when starting your summer job

As a student, you can join the unemployment fund if you are in paid employment. When starting a summer job, it’s a good time to check the status of your unemployment fund membership and join if you are not already a member.


KOKO’s services receive amazing ratings from members

Almost 80 percent of the members would recommend KOKO, and almost 60 percent give KOKO full marks for its services. The results of the customer satisfaction survey, conducted at the end of 2022, are once again the best in KOKO’s history.


Phone service opening hours during easter

KOKO fund’s phone service is open on Thursday 6.4. from 10 till 14. On Friday 7. and Monday 10.4. the phone service is closed. Happy Easter!


Did you know this about the application periods for daily allowance?

The majority of applicants for daily allowance submit their applications for one calendar month, i.e. an application period that starts from the first day of the month and ends on the last day of the month. Did you know that the application period does not always necessarily have to...

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
  • Rakennusinsinöörit ja -arkkitehdit RIA, logo.
  • Finnish Association of Architects, SAFA, logo.
  • Suomen Optometrian Ammattilaiset ry, logo.
  • The Finnish Pharmacists' Society, logo.
  • Finnish Association of Civil Engineers RIL, logo.
  • TEKin logo
  • Ekonomit
  • TFiF
  • Professionals of Business and Technology TRAL ry, logo.
  • Yksityisalojen Esimiehet ja Asiantuntijat YTY, logo.

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