If your work is prevented due to a strike, your right to earnings-related unemployment allowance during the strike depends on whether the strike is dependent on your terms of employment or working conditions: i.e. whether the strike is intended to bring about changes that also affect you.
If the strike is not dependent on your terms of employment or working conditions, you can receive earnings-related unemployment allowance for the duration of the strike after your employer’s obligation to pay wages has ended. For more information on the obligation to pay wages, please contact your union. Remember to register as an unemployed job seeker at the TE Office before applying for daily allowance.
If you are on strike yourself (also applies to a solidarity strike), you are not entitled to earnings-related unemployment allowance. If your work has been prevented due to a strike by other employees but the strike is also dependent on your terms of employment or working conditions, you cannot receive earnings-related unemployment allowance either. You can get information about the possibility of a strike benefit from your union.