22.6.2017

I am on additional days on earnings-related daily allowance and would like to take early retirement pension without a reduction for early retirement. What should I do?

If you are on additional days on earnings-related daily allowance and about to take an early retirement pension, the KOKO unemployment fund will issue you a certificate on the additional days. You will need this to apply for your pension.

22.6.2017

I am starting a full-time job and will no longer be applying for earnings-related daily allowance. What should I do?

Notify the TE Office of your new job. If you are starting a full-time job that will last for more than 2 weeks, you may apply for daily allowance up until the date when your employment begins. In this case,

22.6.2017

I was receiving earnings-related daily allowance immediately before taking maternity leave. My parental allowance is about to expire. What should I do?

You may apply for earnings-related daily allowance again after your maternity/parental allowance period expires. Assuming all other conditions are met, you are entitled to daily allowance if

  • your maximum period of 300, 400 or 500 payment days has not expired,

22.6.2017

I have previously received an earnings-related daily allowance from KOKO. I was employed for a few months and now have no more work. What should I do? Will my daily allowance change? Will I have a new waiting period?

You must register as an unemployed jobseeker at the TE Office when your employment relationship ends, no later than on the first day of your unemployment. You may apply for daily allowance for periods of 4 weeks or more. Attach a copy of your employment contact and a pay...

22.6.2017

I made an agreement with my employer to terminate my employment relationship and became unemployed. When can I get a daily allowance, and how much will it be?

When you agree with your employer on the termination of your employment relationship, the TE Office will issue a statement, binding upon the unemployment fund, whether this will result in the setting of a suspension period. If your employer has paid you compensation upon termination of your employment...

22.6.2017

Will a suspension period be set before payment of daily allowance begins?

A suspension period, meaning a period in which benefits are not paid, will be set in certain cases, such as if you quit your job without a cause that is acceptable in labour market policy terms. The suspension period is set by the TE Office,

22.6.2017

I want to apply for earnings-related daily allowance, what should I do?

Register with your local TE Office on your first day of unemployment or temporary lay-off at the latest. Your unemployment is considered to begin from the date on which your register as a jobseeker. Once you have been a jobseeker for 2 weeks,

22.6.2017

Am I entitled to daily allowance?

In order to be entitled to earnings-related daily unemployment allowance, you must meet the membership and employment conditions. You must have been

  • a member of the unemployment fund for at least 26 weeks
  • and have worked for at least 18 hours a week for 26 calendar weeks (Mon–Sun) as a member...