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The oldest first application for earnings-related unemployment allowance currently waiting to be processed arrived on 15.11.2017.

The oldest follow-up applications currently waiting to be processed arrived on 17.11.2017.

Are you interested in following the processing of your own application? This information you will find in our Openetti-service in the section “Application processing status”, kindly see instructions here.

General information about the processing of applications, both for earnings-related unemployment allowance and job alternation compensation can be found here.


25.10.2017 Changes in the telephone service starting from 1 November, 2017

Starting from the beginning of November, our telephone service is open from Monday to Thursday between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the number 09 2294 4100

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18.07.2017 Changes in the delivery of post

According to Posti’s delivery day reform, the delivery of post has changed the way that the letter post will not be delivered on Tuesdays. We recommend to use our electronical Openetti service.

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29.05.2017 Openetti is renewed

Our renewed Openetti-service will be published on Monday, May 29.

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23.01.2017 On self-employed persons and salaried employees

Many of our members are both salaried employees and self-employed persons. How is the labour policy assessment different for these types of employment?

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16.01.2017 Is your post coming late?

There are delays in the delivery of post. Openetti resolves the problem!

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22.03.2017 Attachments of your application

We occasionally receive questions from our members about what you can do to make sure your application can be processed as quickly as possible. This is a welcome question because we want to process all applications as fast as possible. This four-point checklist was drawn up in five minutes when we discussed the matter at our office!

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10.02.2017 Easy steps to earnings-related allowance before the winter holiday – what, how and when?

Does your contract include a clause on an unpaid period when your workplace is closed for the winter holiday?

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10.01.2017 Five myths on adjusted allowances

Five myths on adjusted earnings-related unemployment allowances for part-time employees and how the adjusted allowance actually works.

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