These legal changes will remain in force until the end of October 2020.
These changes will remain in force until the end of June 2020.
Yes. A jobseeker is entitled to suspend the employment promotion service without losing unemployment benefit for justified cause arising from the coronavirus epidemic.
Automated monitoring of employment plan implementation by the online service has also been suspended, meaning that jobseekers will not lose entitlement to unemployment benefits due to failure to implement the employment plan.
These legal amendments are in force retroactively as of 16 March 2020, and will expire at the end of July 2020.
Yes. A jobseeker whose studies have been delayed due to the coronavirus epidemic may continue those studies while claiming unemployment benefit, even after exceeding the six-month maximum study period. The delay must be reported to the TE Office. This legal amendment will remain in force until the end of 2020.
An unemployed or otherwise eligible applicant beginning full-time self-employment may normally receive a start-up grant from the TE Office for up to 12 months. This maximum period has now been temporarily extended to 18 months. The amendment seeks to ensure that self-employed claimants are able to launch and establish their businesses, despite the exceptional conditions caused by the coronavirus epidemic. The amendment will remain in force until 30 June 2021.
1. Register as a jobseeker on your very first day of unemployment or layoff.
2. Follow all the instructions of TE Office carefully.
3. The unemployment benefit must be applied separately. Apply and ask about your right for the benefit from your unemployment fund or Kela.