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Compilation of the validity of corona virus changes

Due to the coronavirus, numerous exceptions have been made to unemployment security, and these exceptions have been extended at various stages. Here's a compilation of how these changes apply.

Amendments related to the payment of earnings-related daily allowance

Amendment
Validity and application
The exempt amount of the earnings-related daily allowance
​​​​​​​is temporarily EUR 500 per month.
Applies to application periods beginning
​​​​​​​1 June 2020 – 30 September 2021.
You can receive mobility allowance for full-time work
​​​​​​​on the basis of a two-hour back-and-forth commute.
Applies to employment relationships
​​​​​​​starting no later than ​​​​​​​30 September 2021.
We can pay daily allowance without a decision
​​​​​​​for up to six months.
Applies to application periods starting
​​​​​​​no later than 30 September 2021.
We are not applying a specific adjustment period.
Applies to application periods starting
​​​​​​​no later than 30 September 2021.
The adjustment of corporate income can be made
on the basis of the applicant's declaration.
The reported income information does not need
​​​​​​​to be checked retrospectively.
Applies to application periods starting
​​​​​​​no later than 30 September 2021.
Self-employed people can apply for labour market
subsidies from Kela if their income from self-employment
​​​​​​​has decreased due to coronavirus.
Self-employed people can apply
for labour market support from Kela
between 16 March 2020
and 31 March 2021.
The processing will continue ​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​until 30 September 2021.
No longer valid:
No longer valid:
The maximum payment period for which
an earnings-related daily allowance
can be paid will not be affected
​​​​​​​by any time spent on lay-off.
Applies to lay-offs that have begun
on16 March 2020 or after.
For these individuals, the clock
on the maximum payment period
was stopped from 16 March
until 30 June 2020.
The exception has since been extended
by another amendment
​​​​​​​until 31 December 2020.
The maximum payment period
for which an earnings-related daily allowance can be paid
will not be affected by the lay-off
​​​​​​​or unemployment period.
The clock on the maximum payment period ​​​​​​​
is not accumulated from 1 July
​​​​​​​until 31 December 2020.
The working condition of earnings-related daily allowance
​​​​​​​ is 13 weeks.
We may use a reduced working condition
if the usual working condition of
26 calendar weeks is not met
and the maximum payment period
is not in progress.
In addition,
the condition is that the working condition
has accumulated one week
after 1 March 2020
and the payment of
earnings-related daily allowance
will begin no later than ​​​​​​​
31 December 2020.
The working condition
must then be fulfilled by ​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​​ ​​
​​​​​​​30 December 2020 at the latest.
We can pay earnings-related daily allowance
from the very first day of unemployment
​​​​​​​without a waiting period.
We can pay without a waiting period
if the waiting period starts between
​​​​​​​16 March and 31 December 2020.

Legislative amendments relating to labour market policy conditions

Amendment
Validity and application
The TE Office does not examine the studies of laid-off individuals.
Effective from ​​​​​​​16 March 2020
until 31 December 2021.
No longer valid:
No longer valid:
The TE Office does not investigate the entrepreneurial activities
​​​​​​​of laid-off individuals.
No longer valid. ​​​​​​​
Effective from 16 March
​​​​​​​until 31 December 2020.
The TE Office can give you more time to complete
your voluntary studies if your studies have been delayed
​​​​​​​due to the coronavirus epidemic.
No longer valid.
Effective from 1 August ​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​until 31 December 2020.
You will not lose your right to benefits even if you have not made
a service needs assessment or employment plan at the TE Office.
You will also not lose your right to benefits if you discontinue
a service that supports employment due to the coronavirus epidemic.
Your entitlement to benefits will also not be affected
if your short-term studies are prolonged by more than 6 months
​​​​​​​due to the coronavirus epidemic.
No longer valid.
Effective from 16 March ​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​until 31 December 2020.
You will not lose the right to benefits,
​​​​​​​even if you do not do the tasks mentioned in the employment plan.
No longer valid.
Effective from 16 March
until 31 January 2021.
The TE Office does not interview everyone.
No longer valid.
Effective from 16 March
until 31 January 2021.