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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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22.12.2016 Nine steps to earnings-related allowance before New Year – what, how and when?

Are you being employed this autumn and have not applied for earning-related allowance from us? Will your employment terminate in November or December or does your contract include a clause on an unpaid period?

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20.12.2016 Changes to the labour-policy obligations starting the 1st of January 2017

The Parliament has today accepted the proposed changes to the labour policy obligations that affect the right to earnings-related allowance.

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15.12.2016 More changes into earnings-related unemployment allowance

Further changes into the Unemployment Security Act from 1.1.2017 onwards. The Parliament has ratified following changes 14 December 2016.

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14.12.2016 Will a statutory benefit or income earned from business activities reduce your earnings-related allowance?

Send us your declaration of income for 2017 in advance to speed up the processing of your application to be submitted for January 2017.

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10.12.2016 Mobility allowance – a new benefit to make it easier to accept employment from afar

The government has in one of its proposals suggested, that from the first of January, 2017 onwards, unemployment funds shall pay a new benefit, mobility allowance, to those members who start a job with a long travelling time to and from work. As the proposal has already passed its committee handling, it is time to give you all more information about this new allowance.

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