Newsletter 17.12.2021

Merry Christmas and a successful New Year

We would like to wish you, our member, a cheerful Christmas time and success for the New Year. For a moment. let us simply enjoy what brings each of us joy.

The coronavirus continues to affect our lives, but we are already better equipped both in terms of health and knowledge. Unemployment has decreased, but at the same time it has to be said that not everyone can get work in the sector or region of their liking, despite their wishes. If we had the power, the gift we would give everyone is hope and high spirits. Opportunities, new inspiration and enthusiasm are available to everyone in this world, if you just keep looking and believing.

In addition to the rhetoric, we want to tell you that in next year's operating plans we are going to invest again in being able to continue to serve you well and even better. We are developing our operations in many areas so that we are worthy of your choice. We thank you for being our member!

Membership fee bills due in January

YTK will be sending out bills for next year’s membership fees on 3 January 2022. The bill’s due date will be in January/February. The membership fee for the year 2022 is EUR 115. 

Latest news on unemployment security:

Year-end tax checklist

Your earnings-related daily allowance counts as taxable income. We recommend that you check the percentage of tax that you will be charged before the end of the year to maximise what you have available to spend each month. It is always good to think ahead. Read more >

Are you married, in a relationship or single? Find out how your relationship status affects your unemployment benefits.

Unemployment benefits are personal. There are some circumstances, however, in which your relationship status can affect your daily allowance or labour market subsidy payments. Read more >

Join the YTK Association for even more benefits!

The YTK Association is launching a new employment advice service on 1 January, giving members access to a ‘legal buddy’

The YTK Association has spent years compiling a comprehensive information package on employment for its members as well as providing a highly capable lawyer bot, a telephone helpline and legal expenses insurance. However, the YTK Association’s members have also been calling for more personal legal advice and support as well as a vehicle for settling disputes. The YTK Association is therefore launching a new service to help its members to navigate difficult situations and find amicable solutions to problems with the support of knowledgeable lawyers. The new service has been affectionately nicknamed a ‘legal buddy’.

In order to bring a legal problem to the lawyers running the new service, you will need to have been a member of the YTK Association for at least six months before the problem arose, and the problem cannot have arisen before the year 2021. If you are not already a member of the YTK Association, now is the time to join!

Free webinar with tips for a successful job hunt

Happy 50th anniversary, Eilakaisla! Eilakaisla is celebrating its anniversary by publishing a free webinar focusing on how to succeed in the job market. Check out Eilakaisla’s tips for overcoming typical job-hunting challenges and tell your friends about the webinar, too!

Webinar is in Finnish.

The YTK Association is looking for a Communications Manager!

Do you know a communications wizard or could you yourself be just the person that the YTK Association needs to become a household name? Take a look at the job advertisement (in Finnish) and share it with your friends! The deadline for applications is 31 December 2021.