Wednesday 5/12/21

News about Unemployment

Social Security (Kela) office in the city of Espoo. Photo:  © Foreigner.fi.
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NEW YEAR CHANGES

Changes to Kela benefits in 2021

The following is a summary of the key changes in 2021 that affect the social benefits that Kela provides to workers, the unemployed, pensioners, families, students and people with disabilities.
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EMPLOYMENT SERVICE STATISTICS

312,700 unemployed jobseekers

The number of long-term unemployed, that is those who had been unemployed without interruption for at least a year, amounted to 82,000, up 20,700 on the previous year .