Why do you need my employment contract, why is an employment certificate not enough?

The KOKO unemployment fund needs to see your employment contract to verify the terms and conditions of your employment. The original intended duration of employment, the working hours and the notice period observed are among the things that we check in the employment contract. The employment contract is also the only document that indicates whether your work constitutes an employment relationship.

However, if your employment relationship began 3 years ago or earlier, we generally do not need to see your employment contract. An exception to this is managing director contracts, which must always be submitted to us.

If you have agreed on your employment relationship verbally, you must submit a report drawn up by your employer concerning the essential terms and conditions of employment.