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Information security has been a hot topic in the media recently, with a number of data leaks and various phishing attempts coming to light....

As summer arrives, it is important to remember how annual holiday accrues and affects the daily allowance and filling out the application.   Our website provides instructions on filling in your first application, whether...

Paper Workers’ Unemployment Fund will merge with the Open Unemployment Fund A-kassa at the beginning of next year. The decision to merge was approved at the meeting of the Open Unemployment Fund, 30 May...

The Parliament of Finland has approved a legislative amendment abolishing the job alternation leave system. The legislation enters into force on August 1. In other words, it is possible to start a job alternation...

Amendments entering into force on Aug 1, 2024 Legislative amendments passed Job alternation leave system will be abolished Amendments entering into force on Sep 2, 2024 Legislative amendments passed Employment condition will be linked...

It may come as a surprise to many recipients of earnings-related allowance that it might be taxed at a higher rate than regular salary. It should be noted that the tax withholding rate for...

Open Unemployment Fund’s mid-May application figures indicate a downturn in the number of applications for earnings-related allowance. The numbers decreased 16% from mid-April. The share of laid-off persons likewise looks to be in decline,...