Employment situation of KOKO members continued to improve in 2022, with a slight increase in the number of benefit recipients towards the end of the year
A total of 91 589 earnings-related unemployment allowance applications were received by the fund during the year, which is 44 453 fewer than in 2021. In 2022, the unemployment rate among KOKO members was 2.7% on average.
By Government decree as of 1 January 2023, copyright royalties no longer affect the amount of unemployment benefit.
The unemployment funds get the information on the new salary tax cards (valid from 1.2.) directly from the tax administration. However, we recommend you to get a revised tax card for benefits.
A change in legislation coming into force on 1 January 2023 allows unemployed jobseekers to undertake various part-time studies without losing their unemployment benefit.
A number of changes are being introduced to adjusted daily allowances as of the start of the new year. Some relate to the temporary measures that have been in place since 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic and that are now being made permanent. The new rules apply to...
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Apply for change security if you are 55 or above and your employment has been terminated on or after 1 January 2023
The new change security system for people aged 55 and above whose employment has been terminated will come into force at the beginning of 2023. The change security includes change security allowance, the right to access training and an extended re-employment leave.
KOKO fund’s membership fee for 2023 is 63 euros, meaning the membership fee remains the same as in 2022.
The payment of unemployment security for additional days will be phased out to be replaced by a change security scheme for those aged 55 or over. The legislative amendments will enter into force at the beginning of 2023.
The basic unemployment allowance and the basic component of the earnings-related unemployment allowance will rise to EUR 37.21. The increase will take effect on 1 January 2023.
Mobility assistance is still unknown to some people, but many might be entitled to it. The purpose of mobility assistance is to encourage jobseekers to accept jobs further from home. The assistance compensates for the costs of commuting or moving.
The daily allowance application now contains pre-filled salary and employment relationship information obtained directly from the Incomes Register. This pre-filled information means that completing the application is even faster and that fewer attachments are often needed for the application.