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15.9.2022

Are you familiar with mobility assistance?

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.

30.8.2022

Did you know this about filling in your daily allowance application?

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.

11.8.2022

Unemployment among KOKO members has fallen

The unemployment rate among KOKO members fell to 2.6% in July. The number KOKO members has been growing steadily and in June the limit of 240,000 members was exceeded.

8.8.2022
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Unemployment allowance for additional days to be replaced by a change security model for over 55s

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.

1.8.2022

Switch to an electronic decision – You will get the payment information faster!

Swap the mailed decisions on allowance for electronic decisions to get the information of the payment of your daily allowance faster. Log on to eService, go to Settings and choose the decisions to be delivered to eService.

26.7.2022

Extra index increase for social benefits from 1 August 2022 to 31 December 2022

The Finnish Parliament has approved an additional index adjustment for social benefits for 2022. With this adjustment, the amount of earnings-related allowance, mobility assistance and job alternation compensation will increase. The adjustment will increase benefits paid from 1 August to 31 December 2022.

9.6.2022

Extra index increment proposed for social security benefits

The Government has proposed an additional index adjustment for 2022 that would also increase benefits under the Unemployment Security Act, such as the basic unemployment allowance. Accordingly, the amount of earnings-related allowance, mobility assistance and job alternation compensation would also increase.

20.5.2022
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Mikko Wikstedt is new Chairman of the Board of Directors at KOKO as of 16 May 2022

Mikko Wikstedt was elected as the new Chairman of the Board of the Unemployment Fund for Highly Educated KOKO as of 16 May 2022. Wikstedt is an engineer by training and serves as secretary general of Helsinki Engineers HI ry.

This is how it goes.

Without highly educated people, there would not be any development. Nothing would change and Finnish society would come to a halt. That is why the highly educated need a supportive fund to guard their interests at all times.

Are you turning the wheels of development? Join KOKO! Together with the unions, we work every day to provide you with better possibilities to take yourself and Finland further.

This is how we support our members:

  • For example, if you lose your job, we will pay you earnings-related allowance. You can estimate the amount of your allowance with our calculator.

  • Together with the unions, we help secure the position of the highly educated in the labour market.

  • We serve our customers swiftly and professionally in various situations.

A trade union adds security.

Belonging to a union gives you more security. Trade unions usually offer legal services, courses to support employment, coaching events, advice and numerous other member benefits. The unemployment fund of the trade unions shown below is KOKO. Find your own union and join us.

  • Akavan Yleinen Ryhmä, logo.
  • Ingenjörerna i Finland DIFF ry, logo.
  • Insinööriliitto IL ry, logo.
  • Rakennusinsinöörit ja -arkkitehdit RIA, logo.
  • Finnish Association of Architects, SAFA, logo.
  • Suomen Optometrian Ammattilaiset ry, logo.
  • The Finnish Pharmacists' Society, logo.
  • Finnish Association of Civil Engineers RIL, logo.
  • TEKin logo
  • Professionals of Business and Technology TRAL ry, logo.
  • Yksityisalojen Esimiehet ja Asiantuntijat YTY, logo.

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