The Finnish Parliament has confirmed that a part of the temporary legislative changes made to unemployment security will remain in effect until the end of the year.
The Finnish parliament has approved an increase in the standard entitlement of earnings-related unemployment allowance as well as a shortening of the commuting requirement of mobility assistance. The amendments are temporary.
Due to the increase in the number of applications caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the application processing times at the KOKO fund have increased. In order to ease the situation of our customers who have applied for earnings-related unemployment allowance, we will begin to pay daily allowance in advance...
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The unemployment fund has been able to handle the rising number of applications reasonably well in the past few weeks, but processing times will inevitably become longer. KOKO has prepared for the rising number of applications in various ways.
Temporary amendments concerning the waiting period, the maximum payment period and the employment condition entered in to force on 15 April.
In this article we have gathered answers to the most common questions about coronavirus our customers have asked us.
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In principle, you are paid either a salary or sickness allowance for the period of illness, and sickness allowance on account of an infectious disease for the period of quarantine. Temporary lay-offs may also be possible as a result of the coronavirus.
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