The postal strike that started on Monday, November 11th, has an effect on doing business with the Employment Fund. To avoid delays, we recommend using our online customer service. The strike is estimated to last from 2 to 4 weeks.
If you use our online customer service, the strike does not affect the handling of your case, because decisions are being made as normal and they are available on our online customer service. Via the online customer service, you can submit an application and add attachments. You can also email us attachments via the secure connection to the address email@example.com.
The adult education allowance decisions will be emailed to the applicants that have not submitted the application via our online customer service.
If you have for example mailed the Employment Fund an application or attachments, the processing time will be delayed depending on the duration of the strike.
Our wish is that you send us statements to letters of hearing or possible appeals by email with a secure connection.
The unemployment insurance contributions that are based on the wages paid during 1.7. - 30.9. have been billed in October. The following invoices will be sent in January 2020.
You can see the decisions and invoices of the unemployment insurance contributions on our online customer service, where you can also check your up-to-date payment status or send us a message with a secure connection.
For matters concerning liability components, for example responses to hearings or possible appeals, you can send us an email using the secure connection.
The reconciliation matters that are in association with the disputes concerning the termination of an employment relationship, for example requests for a statement, can also be emailed to us using the secure connection.
Bonds are EUR 600 million each.
The biggest changes relate to the application process, the amount of the allowance and study performance requirements. The Parliament of Finland passed the new law on 29 May 2020.