News

June

01.06.2020 Act on support and compensation for restaurants confirmed – entry into force on 5 June

May

29.05.2020 Situation report: lay-offs buffer unemployment growth, financial support for businesses prevents bankruptcies
28.05.2020 About to graduate but no work lined up?
28.05.2020 The Summer Job Helpline offers advice on matters related to summer employment
27.05.2020 Number of unemployed jobseekers nearly doubled in April
18.05.2020 TE telephone service is open 20.5. from 9 am to 3 pm, closed on Ascension Day 21.5.
08.05.2020 Temporary legislative amendment: when initiating a job search, it is not required to answer questions on service needs and update one’s employment plan
08.05.2020 Maximum start-up grant period temporarily extended

April

30.04.2020 Our telephone services are busy
28.04.2020 More than 30,000 potential employees available for seasonal work
23.04.2020 Sharp increase in the number of unemployed jobseekers in March
23.04.2020 Extension to the maximum duration of start-up funding and more flexibility to jobseeker interviews
21.04.2020 Start-up grants to secure the livelihood of business owners when operations are suspended or there is less work
17.04.2020 Shortage of seasonal labour will be solved through cooperation between TE Services and the Töitä Suomesta (Work in Finland) service
15.04.2020 Become a fellow worker for a farmer - seasonwork for you
14.04.2020 Preparations for coronavirus-related support to sole entrepreneurs progressing
08.04.2020 The Act on the Right of Entrepreneurs to Unemployment Security enters into force on 8 April 2020
08.04.2020 Important information for entrepreneurs registering as jobseekers
03.04.2020 Entrepreneurs entitled to unemployment security due to coronavirus epidemic
01.04.2020 Legislative amendment extends employees’ right to unemployment benefit during lay-off and provides easier and quicker access to unemployment benefit
01.04.2020 Lay-offs step by step – video guide for employers

March

31.03.2020 Notice period for lay-offs and the duration of co-operation negotiations will be temporarily shortened
25.03.2020 The Government will facilitate freelancers and sole entrepreneurs’ access to unemployment security, regardless of the form of company
24.03.2020 The number of unemployed jobseekers increased in February
24.03.2020 TE Offices provide services for companies in change situations
20.03.2020 Enterprise Finland’s Talousapu advisory service advises companies facing payment difficulties
17.03.2020 Our customer services follow the guidelines from the National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) and the Regional State Administrative Agency (AVI). Please actively follow the official information bulletins on the coronavirus.
17.03.2020 What to do if you are laid off
16.03.2020 Career guidance services at TE Offices play an important role during transition phases in working life and education

February

27.02.2020 The TE Services will implement an electronic exchange of information on matters regarding international benefits
25.02.2020 The number of unemployed jobseekers increased in January
20.02.2020 Joint application periods for spring 2020
19.02.2020 Employer: Also report optional information to the Incomes Register
17.02.2020 Time to Apply for a Summer Job
05.02.2020 How to avoid telephone service rush hours

January

30.01.2020 Trade unions can also apply for pay security electronically
24.01.2020 Employment Bulletin: Increase in unemployed jobseekers in December
22.01.2020 Guide to unemployment fund benefits 2020
17.01.2020 Preparation of the Government’s employment measures is progressing as planned